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Coin, medal and banknote auction - 3 October 2013 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 3 October 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 36 - Gallantry
Lot Thumbnail Description of lot Estimate Realised
Geo V DCM Distinguished Conduct Medal with BWM & Victory to 291464 Sjt J. H. Hartshorn, 18th Welsh Rgt. EF. He was from Bridge End. DCM 03.09.1919 'For conspicuous gallantry & devotion to duty at Laventie 9th April. He removed, although injured in the leg the battalion records from the wrecked HQ and carried them through the enemy barrage to safety. £1500 to 2000 £1500.00
Geo V MM Military Medal with 1914/15 Star, BWM & Victory 5339 Pte D. Ainsworth, 12/Noth'd Fus MM awarded 11.05.1917. GVF. £450 to 550 £450.00
Geo V MM Military Medal & BWM. MM named to 63679 Pte M. Jackson 9/Yorks L. Inf. (small EK), BWM named 7829 Pte M. Jackson, North'd Fus, VF. £350 to 400 N/S
Geo V MM Military Medal to 38908, Pte W Neal, 13 Durh L Inf very small EK & the suspender is missing, a hand crafted replacement (loose) is included. he was from Sunderland. GF. £150 to 250 £180.00
Geo V MM Military Medal with BWM & Victory to 23-461 Pte E. Leonard 13/North'd Fus, same on the pair (no ribbons), VF. £400 to 700 £520.00
Geo V MM Military Medal with 1914-15 Trio plus memorial plaque & illustrated scroll to 350 Pte W. Hendry 7/R. Sussex. R. Lot includes Parchmont Certificate from King & Country named to him, presented for the Great Gallantry he displayed at the Capture & Defence of Hohenzollerns Redoubt March 2nd-5th 1916 by the 36th Brigade. Official letter stating cause of death, K.I.A on 2nd Nov 1916, Medal letters etc. £500 to 850 £960.00
Geo V MM Military Medal, BWM & Victory Medals pair to 112903, Cpl E W Davies 277/SGE, by RGA (Altered rank on pair) otherwise EF. £350 to 450 N/S
Group of eight - mounted as worn Geo VI MM Military Medal 2587061 Cpl. A. Lord R. Signals 1939-45, Africa (8th Army Clasp) Italy & France & Germany Stars, War Medal, Eliz II GSM Clasp Malaya to Sgt. A. Lord Royal Signals & Geo VI Terr Efficiency to Cpl. A. Lord MM R. Signals. Citation for MM 23rd March near Appeldoorn. Repairing lines under fire etc. VF to GVF. £1400 to 2000 N/S
Group of four - Geo VI Terr Efficiency Medal (Ind Imp), 1939-45, France & Germany Stars & War Medal. Efficiency medal named to 5726653 Pte E G Jones, Dorset Rgt (this has 'R') for replacement on the edge. He earned an MM Military Medal for bravery in the field in the Arnhem sector. Group mounted as worn, MM missing, GVF. £75 to 100 £86.00
Group of four - mounted as worn Geo V MM Military Medal to 18282 A/SJT C. J. Davis 20/AT/COY. R.E (small EK), 1914 Star Trio A/SJT on the pair R.E, GVF. £400 to 600 £400.00
Group of three - Geo V MM Military Medal 99190 Pte F. Cowburn 6th/DURH. L. INF 30711 Pte. F Cowburn W. RID Rgt on the pair, he was from Crossfields, copy documentation, GVF. £450 to 600 £450.00
The Order of Industrial Heroism in bronze, (L36 in MYB) named to Thomas Clark 15th January 1951 on the reverse. Awarded by The Daily Herald newspaper 1923 to 1963 only 440 awarded. NEF. £600 to 850 £940.00
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