Arms, Armour, Militaria & Ethnographica: Saturday 01 November 2014 10:30AM

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Two Boer War Pairs:- the first awarded to LT.COL. J.W.LODGE, YORKSHIRE REGT, comprising Queen's South Africa Medal with three clasps CAPE COLONY, ORANGE FREE STATE and TRANSVAAL, and King's South Africa Medal, with two clasps SOUTH AFRICA 1901 and SOUTH AFRICA 1902; the second awarded to 3321 PTE.F.COLLINS. YORK:REGT, comprising Queen's South Africa Medal with two clasps CAPE COLONY and ORANGE FREE STATE, and King's South Africa Medal with two clasps SOUTH AFRICA 1901 and SOUTH AFRICA 1902, mounted on silver display stands engraved "TO COLONEL J.W. LODGE 8TH AUGUST 1913", hallmarks for Birmingham 1913 (4)

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £250
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Lot 2

A First/Second World War Group of Four Medals, awarded to 476446 SPR. A.R.ALDERSON. R.E., comprising British War Medal, Victory Medal, Defence Medal and Special Constabulary Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (ARTHUR R ALDERSON), with boxes of issue and letters of congratulation

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £40
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Lot 3

An Indian Mutiny Medal, 1857-59, awarded to SEODEEN 4TH REGT INFY. HYDR. CONTINGENT., possibly renamed

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £180
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Lot 4

An India Medal, 1896, in bronze, with clasp PUNJAB FRONTIER 1897-98, un-named

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £50
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Lot 5

An Afghanistan Medal, 1881, awarded to 1508. PTE.J.HEENAN. 2/7TH. FOOT; a Kabul to Kandahar Star 1880, un-named (2)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £280
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Lot 6

An India General Service Medal, 1909, with clasp WAZIRISTAN 1921-24, 6 awarded to COOK JHANDOO,3-3 S PRS.; an India General Service Medal, 1937-41, with clasp NORTH WEST FRONTIER 1936-37, awarded to LT-COL.F.J.B.HASTINGS, R.E. (I.A.) (2)

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £250
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Lot 7

An Efficiency Medal (George VI), with TERRITORIAL bar, awarded to 908782. BDR.R.J.POWELL. R.A.; an Australia Service Medal 1939-45, awarded to V351047 K.R.AUCHETTI; an Africa Service Medal 1943, awarded to 116367 R.V.CLAYTON; seven Single Second World War Medals, comprising two War Medals, two Defence Medals, New Zealand War Service Medal, South African Medal for War Service and Southern Rhodesia War Service Medal (10)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £350
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Lot 8

A British War Medal, awarded to 10583 PTE.C.A.BAKER. H.A.C. - INF.-; a Second World War Trio, of 1939-45 Star, Defence and War Medal; six Medals and Coins, comprising a Victorian Diamond Jubilee commemorative medal, a George VI coronation commemorative medallion, a Coronation Medal 1911, two boxed 1951 Festival of Britain crowns and a boxed Lusitania medallion

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £70
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Lot 9

A Tibet Medal, 1905, in bronze, name rubbed

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £40
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Lot 10

A First World War Belgian Gallantry Group of Four Medals, comprising British Military Medal (un-named as issued to foreign recipients) with box of issue inscribed Jean Raulin 18e de Ligue, II Bn., Armie Belge, Herinnerings Medaille, Victory Medal and Yser Medal, also a very interesting photograph album depicting war scenes taken by the recipient, together with his official permit to take photographs; a Belgian Gilt Metal Medal, the obverse inscribed KONINKLIJK ATHENAEUM TE ANTWERPEN 1908, the reverse engraved Prys van UITMUNTENDHEID, in case of issue; a Miniature Group of Medals, comprising Distinguished Flying Cross, 1914 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal; two other medals (1 cased) and two cased sets of dress studs

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £420
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Lot 11

A First World War Gallantry Group of Five Medals, awarded to 4796 B.S.MJR A.J.COWLEY, R.F.A., comprising Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal (MID) and Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, together with related ephemera including MID citation, commission appointing him Warrant Officer Class II, "The Small Book", Discharge Certificates, Character Certificate, single and group portrait photographs, including RFA Hockey Team
**Albert J Cowley joined the British Army in 1900 at the age of 21. He met his future wife when serving in Ireland in 1903, and kept in touch with her after he was posted to India in 1905. In 1912 he returned to Ireland to marry and was subsequently posted back to India. At the outbreak of the Great War he returned to serve in Europe

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £1000
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Lot 12

A First World War Pair and Memorial Plaque, awarded to 26-1381 PTE.W. (WILLIAM) TATE. NORTH'D FUS., comprising British War Medal and Victory Medal, in box of issue; also a Trio, to 01475 PTE. R TATE A.O.C., (brother of the above), comprising 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal, in cardboard box of issue, with an associated notebook and tumbler

Estimate: £180-250

Sold: £280
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Lot 13

A First World War MSM Group of Four Medals, awarded to 02548 SJT.F.J.REEVES. A.O.C., comprising 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal (MID) and Army Meritorious Service Medal, with the miniatures; a First World War Pair, awarded to 87965 PTE.H.P.BARLOW. M.G.C., comprising British War Medal and Victory Medal, in box of issue, with cap and collar badge; a Silver RNVR 1904 Fob Medallion, engraved No.2 Co., H.G.COMP. SEAMAN T.G.BOURNE; an ASC Cap Badge, and a bullet pendant

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £300
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Lot 14

The Ledgard Family at War:- a First World War Pair of 1914-15 Star and Victory Medal, with Defence Medal, awarded to 11643 Private Sam Ledgard, West Riding Regiment; also a Second World War group of four medals to his son 4699563 Private Dennis Ledgard RASC, comprising 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Italy Star, Defence and War Medals in box of issue, with his dog tags, Service and Pay Book, Soldier's Release Book, related ephemera and a framed group photograph; a Single Victory Medal, to 47709 PTE.J.WALLACE. RIF.BRIG.

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £70
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Lot 15

A Second World War Trio to the King's Africa Rifles, awarded to Captain H Fraser, comprising 1939-45 Star, Africa Star and War Medal, together with the miniatures, two display boards set with his buttons, shoulder titles, rank and cap badges, and related ephemera including medal award letters, a testimonial and a Tanganyika Territory file.
**Capt H Fraser of the 9th Bn. King's Africa Rifles served until July 1942 when he was released from Military Service for essential services in the Tanganyika Forestry Department

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £80
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Lot 16

A First World War Mons Trio, awarded to 34197 GNR.(later A.B.Q.M.SJT.) R.FINLAYSON. R.F.A., comprising 1914 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £80
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Lot 17

A Pair of Falkland Islands Gallantry Medals, awarded to (Boatswain) DEREK EDWIN SPRINGELL, comprising the British Empire Medal and the South Atlantic Medal with rosette to the ribbon, together with a scroll to D.E.Springell - BOATSWAIN in recognition of the valiant service of the Master and Crew of MV "ELK" in the South Atlantic, also photographs and a booklet - The British Army in the Falklands 1982
**"Elk" was the first of over 50 merchant ships requisitioned for the Falklands campaign and the first to join the RN Task Force in the South Atlantic

Estimate: £600-800

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Lot 18

The West Family at War - a First/Second World War Group of Four Medals, awarded to 3-9961 PTE.H.WEST. 2/NORTH'N R., comprising 1914 Star with `Mons' 5th AUG.-22nd NOV.1914 Clasp, British War Medal, Victory Medal and Defence Medal, also an Old Contemptibles Badge; a Second World War Trio, to Sergeant Margaret West ATS Signals in Germany (daughter of the above), comprising France and Germany Star, War and Defence Medal, together with portrait photographs, related ephemera and cloth insignia; a Victory Medal, to 534515 PTE.F.G.CARLINE. 15-LOND.R.

Estimate: £180-250

Sold: £150
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Lot 19

A First World War Gallantry Group of Four Medals, awarded to 57322 PTE.J.MATTHEWS. 1/5 DEVON:R., comprising Distinguished Conduct Medal, Military Medal (CPL.J.P.MATTHEWS. D.C.M. 9/DEVON:R.), British War Medal and Victory Medal (290378 SJT. J.P.MATTHEWS. DEVON.R.)

Estimate: £1200-1800

Sold: £1600
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Lot 20

A Second World War Group of Five Medals, comprising 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Italy Star, Defence and War Medals with Army Council medal slip; a US Purple Heart, in case of issue; two Union Jacks, one of stitched linen panels, the other printed, and a pair of green cotton blackout curtains (10)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £110
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Lot 21

A First World War Naval Long Service Group of Four Medals, awarded to 271621. F.(FRED) KING. E.R.A.2. R.N., comprising 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal and Royal Naval Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (271621 FRED KING. ERA 1CL. H.M.S. DOLPHIN), together with a Princess Mary 1914 Christmas Tin with photograph and greetings card

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £220
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Lot 22

A Waterloo Medal, renamed to WILLIAM SNELLING, 1ST BATT. 4TH REG.FOOT., with later suspender bar; an Indian Mutiny Medal, to FREDR. COE 82ND REGT., possibly renamed (2)

Estimate: £180-250

Sold: £1300
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Lot 23

A Crimea Medal, renamed to 3408 FREDERICK COE. 82ND REGIMENT and a Turkish Crimea Medal, (French issue), un-named as issued (2)

Estimate: £90-120

Sold: £280
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Lot 24

An Army Long Service Medal, second type 1874-1891, awarded to 3408 PTE.F.COE, 82ND FOOT

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £140
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Lot 25

An MBE Breast Badge, awarded to Harold Shuttleworth, in case of issue, with associated ephemera including Birth Certificate, Certificate of Transfer to Reserve Grenadier Guards 15.10.1919, Marriage Certificate, related letters of congratulations on his award for his service to ex Grenadier Guards and a small plated trophy cup dated 1953

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £110
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Lot 26

A New Zealand Medal, 1861-1866, the naming has been struck through and overstamped SPECIMEN

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £110
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Lot 27

A First World War Pair, awarded to 3343 S.O. J.LIVINGSTONE. O.H. R.N.R., comprising a British War Medal and Victory Medal; a First World War Pair, awarded to BENJAMIN LAMBERT., comprising British War Medal and Mercantile Marine War Medal; Militaria, comprising nine Badges, including silver ARP badge, Merchant Navy lapel badge, Primrose League badge, three cap badges and three cloth insignia, a silk handkerchief printed with Engagements of General Sir Redvers Buller's Natal Field Forces, and another Second World War printed handkerchief (15)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £100
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Lot 28

A Naval General Service Medal, 1915-62, with clasp MINESWEEPING 1945-51, awarded to D/JX.71164 W.H.WHITEHOUSE A.B. R.N.

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £120
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Lot 29

A Second World War Pair, awarded to 14767982 PTE.J.F.KILLEN. R.A.P.C., comprising War Medal and General Service Medal 1918-62 with clasp PALESTINE 1945-48, in box of issue, with Soldier's Release and Pay Book, Certificate of Service and Discharge Certificate; a Second World War Group of Three Medals to a Woman, comprising The Order of St John Breast Badge (with miniature), Defence Medal, and a Service Medal of the Order of St John, with five year bar

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £70
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Lot 31

A Crimea Medal, renamed to 3881 FREDERICK STEEPLES. 34TH REGT., with clasp SEBASTAPOL and a Turkish Crimea Medal, British issue, lacks suspender; Militaria, comprising a Trench Art brass candlestick and box and cover, a Boer War Baden Powell Mafeking white metal medallion, a painted epaulette/gas mask tin, two copies of Bruce Bairnsfather's The Bystander's Fragments from France magazines, an album of printed photographs of Arras after the war and a packet of Ypres snapshots

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £120
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Lot 32

An Irish General Service Medal, awarded to VOLUNTEER W.DUNNE K.COY. 3RD BATTn. I.R.A. and a 1914-15 Star, to K.24086 W.DUNNE. STO.1 R.N. (2)

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £320
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Lot 33

A First World War Pair, awarded to GNR.C.McDONALD. S.A.H.A., comprising British War Medal and Victory Medal; a Victory Medal, to 229845 GNR.F.J.FURLONG. R.A.; a Chocolate Tin, the cover printed THE GIFT OF THE COLONIES OF TRINIDAD, GRENADA & ST. LUCIA TO HIS MAJESTY'S NAVAL & MILITARY FORCES (4)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £60
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Lot 34

An Elizabeth II RAF Long Service Pair, awarded to D1920758 SGT.M.J.ROE. R.A.F., comprising General Service Medal with two clasps CYPRUS and ARABIAN PENINSULA and RAF Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (2)

Estimate: £150-180

Sold: £130
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Lot 35

A First World War "Mons" Trio, awarded to 40829 DVR.J.HANRATTY. R.F.A., comprising 1914 Star with clasp 5TH AUG.-22ND NOV.1914, British War Medal and Victory Medal, together with the miniatures and a cap badge, in a fitted glazed case

Estimate: £180-250

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Lot 36

A First World War Trio, awarded to 9096 PTE.G.E.KIRK. SUFF.R., comprising 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal, together with a cap badge and an oak framed pottery Memorial Tablet to Private G E Kirk, 7th Suffolk Regt. who died for his country, supplied by J G Graves Ltd, Sheffield

Estimate: £180-250

Sold: £240
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Lot 37

A First World War Pair, awarded to 32420 PTE.E.HARDY. DURH.L.I., comprising British War Medal and Victory Medal with posthumous award letter, also a gilt metal and enamel DLI sweetheart brooch; a Second World War Group of Four Medals, of 1939-45 Star, Burma Star, Defence and War Medals, with slip in box of issue to Mr J Moore, Maryport; a Second World War Group of Five Medals, of 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Italy Star, France and Germany Star and War Medal, in Royal Signals box of issue (12)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £100
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Lot 38

A Second World War Group of Five Medals, awarded to 904 B.CONST. W.WHELPDALE. PAL.POLICE., comprising 1939-45 Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal and General Service Medal with clasp PALESTINE 1945-48

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £100
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Lot 39

A Second World War RAF Trio, awarded to W/O J.LIGHTFOOT. (514894) R.A.F., comprising Defence Medal, War Medal and RAF Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, together with a pre war album of photographs of aeroplanes

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £120
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Lot 40

A First World War Pair, awarded to 3-10400 CPL.A.BROWN, of 1914-15 Star and British War Medal; a Victory Medal, to 13871 PTE.A.W.BROWN. WORC.R.; a Service Medal of the Order of St John, un-named (4)

Estimate: £70-90

Sold: £70
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Lot 41

An India Medal 1895, awarded to 3672 Lce. Sergt.C.Wright 2d Bn.York Regt., lacks suspender, ribbon and clasp; a Second World War Trio, of France and Germany Star, Defence and War Medals; three Jewels to the Knights of the Golden Horn, in gilt metal and silver, engraved to T E Bedford; a Royal Masonic Institution for Girls Steward's Breast Jewel, for 1969, in gilt metal and enamel, boxed (8)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £120
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Lot 42

A 1954 Royal Tournament 1st Prize Fencing Medal, in bronze, engraved 1ST PRIZE SABRE v SABRE CDR.I.M.BALFOUR. R.N. 1954, together with his silver plated bo'sun's whistle, three other sports medals and a quantity of buttons

Estimate: £80-100

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Lot 43

An Officer's Buff Leather Waistbelt to the Honourable Artillery Company, the gilt brass clasp with applied silver grenade badge, with foliate cast and chased belt loops

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £100
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Lot 44

An Officer's Gilt Brass Helmet Plate to the Royal Army Medical Corps, with King's crown

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £60
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Lot 45

A Collection of Fifteen First World War Canadian Cap and Collar Badges, to the 1st Infantry (Ontario), 1st Infantry (Western Ontario), 2nd Infantry (Eastern Ontario), 3rd Infantry (Toronto Regiment), 4th Infantry (Central Ontario), 5th Infantry (Western Cavalry), 6th Infantry (Fort Garry Horse), 7th Infantry (1st British Columbia Regiment), 8th Infantry (The Black Devils 90th Rifles), and 10th Infantry (10th Canadians), all loose mounted on a card display

Estimate: £250-300

Sold: £300
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Lot 46

A Collection of Thirteen First World War Canadian Cap and Collar Badges, to the 11th Infantry (11th Battalion), 12th Infantry (12/Canada), 13th Infantry (Royal Highlanders of Canada), 14th Infantry (Royal Montreal Regiment), and 15th Infantry (48th Highlanders of Canada) all loose mounted on a card display

Estimate: £200-250

Sold: £300
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Lot 47

A Collection of Thirteen First World War Canadian Cap and Collar Badges, to the 16th Infantry (The Canadian Scottish), 17th Infantry (Nova Scotia Highlanders), 18th Infantry (Western Ontario), 19th Infantry (Central Canada), 20th Infantry (1st Central Ontario), 21st Infantry (Eastern Ontario), and 22nd Infantry (Canadien Francais), all loose mounted on a card display

Estimate: £200-250

Sold: £250
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Lot 48

A Collection of Twenty First World War Canadian Cap and Collar Badges, to the 23rd Infantry (Montreal Battalion), 24th Infantry (Victoria Rifles of Canada - QE2 crown), 25th Infantry (Nova Scotia Rifles), 26th Infantry (New Brunswick Battalion), 27th Infantry (City of Winnipeg Battalion), 28th Infantry (North West Battalion), 29th Infantry (Vancouver, Tobin's Tigers) and 30th Infantry (British Columbia) and 2 British Columbia Battalion, all loose mounted on a card display

Estimate: £300-350

Sold: £250
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Lot 49

A Collection of Twenty First World War Canadian Cap and Collar Badges, to the 31st Infantry (Alberta), 32nd Infantry (Manitoba/Saskatchewan), 33rd Infantry, 34th Infantry, 35th Infantry, 36th Infantry, 37th Infantry, and 38th Infantry (Ottawa), all loose mounted on a card display

Estimate: £250-300

Sold: £250
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Lot 50

A Collection of Twenty First World War Canadian Cap and Collar Badges, to the 38th Infantry (Ottawa), 39th Infantry, 43rd Infantry (Cameron Highlanders of Canada), 44th Infantry (Manitoba), 45th Infantry (Manitoba), 46th Infantry (South Saskatchewan), 47th Infantry (British Columbia), 48th Infantry (British Columbia), and 49th Infantry (Edmonton Regiment) all loose mounted on a card display

Estimate: £250-300

Sold: £280
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Lot 51

A Collection of Twenty One First World War Canadian Cap and Collar Badges, to the 1st Overseas Battalion Railway Construction, 3rd Battalion Canadian Railway Troops (Raised as 239th Inf.Bn.), 4th Canadian Railway Troops, 6th Canadian Railway Troops (Raised as 228th Inf.Bn.), 7th Canadian Railway Troops (Raised as 257th Inf.Bn.), 8th Canadian Railway Troops (Raised as 218th Inf.Bn.), 10th Canadian Railway Troops (Raised as 256th Inf.Bn.), 1st Bridging Company Canadian Railway Troops, 5th Overseas Pioneer Battalion, Overseas Railway Construction Corps, Divisional Cyclists Overseas, Canadian Corps Cyclists, 2nd Divisional Cyclists, 1st Division Pioneers and 4th Divisional Train (Canadian Army Service Corps) all loose mounted on a card display

Estimate: £300-350

Sold: £580
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