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A Second World War Medal Group, to Captain Richard Martyn Dennis (16.7.16 - 17.10.65), comprising British War Medal, The Defence Medal, The Africa Star with 8th Army clasp and The 1939-1945 Star, with set of miniatures, together with a further, similar group of medals and a set of miniatures including Efficiency Decoration with Territorial clasp, and other items comprising British Forces Middle East identity card, dated 23 April 1943, bi-metal regimental badges and buttons for the Cheshire (Earl of Chester's) Yeomanry, TA lapel badge No.180951, assorted medal ribbons and a brass petrol lighter with USAF and USA crests

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £130
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Lot 2

Two General Service Medals 1918-62, one with clasp PALESTINE, awarded to 14432254 SJT.G.C.RIMMER. R.SIGS. - possibly renumbered, the other with clasp PALESTINE 1945-48, to AS.18552 PTE.D.NTHUBA. A..P.C.

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £70
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Lot 3

A George VI Royal Red Cross Medal, First Class, awarded to Sister Dorothy Mildred Smith (206468) Q.A.I.M.N.S., the reverse dated 1945, in Garrard & Co.Ltd case of issue, with a copy of the London Gazette report of 1st January 1945, together with her cape and collar badge, a Memorial scroll, a photograph of a memorial plaque on which her name is inscribed, a portrait photograph and a facsimile letter of condolence from Queen Mary; a First World War Pair, awarded to 146436 BMBR.R.L.SMITH. R.A., comprising British War Medal and Victory Medal

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £550
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Lot 4

A Collection of Nine Various RAOB Breast Jewels - Frank Hargreaves Lodge, No.5934, presented to Brother Colin Saunders, comprising one in 9 carat gold and enamel, six in silver gilt and enamel and two in gilt metal and enamel, dating from 1972 to 1981, also a Scarborough Convention 1979 badge (10)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £160
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Lot 5

A Polish Active Service Medal and a Monte Cassino Cross, the reverse of the latter officially numbered 39633 for Sapper Ludwick Wojtowicz, with the miniatures and a related paper; a Silver Coloured Metal Cigarette Box, of rectangular form, the cover engraved with a presentation inscription "Senor Attaches Association, Japan. Presented to Colonel W.A.E.Todd, Defence and Military Attache, British Embassy, May 15th to September 1975" with facsimile signatures (5)

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £110
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Lot 6

A Khedive's Sudan Medal, 1896-1908, in silver, renamed to 2270 MUSN F.DALTON. 1.LINC.REGT., with two clasps THE ATBARA and KHARTOUM, together with copy of a photograph of the 1st Lincolnshire Regimental Band India 1902

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £100
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Lot 7

A Second World War Naval Group of Six Medals, comprising 1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star, Africa Star with clasp NORTH AFRICA 1942-43, Italy Star, Defence and War Medals, court mounted, together with a Malta George Cross 50th Anniversary Commemorative Medal 1992, in original box of issue with compliment slip from the Malta High Commission addressed to Leading Seaman H S Smith P/JX262678, a photograph of Royal Navy warship in Valetta Harbour, Malta

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £70
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Lot 8

A Second World War Group of Five Medals, comprising 1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star, Burma Star, Italy Star and War Medal, with medal slip and box of issue, awarded to Submariner MX88626 V Pattinson of Manchester, who served on HMS Truculent, together with a group photograph of the crew on return to harbour holding a Jolly Roger, another photograph of the submarine and photocopied research material

Estimate: £50-60

Sold: £100
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Lot 9

A Second World War Naval Group of Five Medals, awarded to O/KX98084 Sto.M. Richard Henry James, comprising 1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star, Africa Star with clasp NORTH AFRICA 1942-43, Burma Star with clasp PACIFIC and War Medal, together with his dog tag, rank insignia to Leading Stoker, photographs, postcards, Certificate of Cholera Inoculation, Income Tax forms and other ephemera, also four cap talleys - HMS, HMS St.James, HMS Drake and HMS Valient

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £90
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Lot 10

Two British War Medals, one awarded to 24965 PTE.W.WISEMAN. K.O.S.B., the other to S-26539 PTE.J.C. McLACHLAN. CAMERONS., with copy of Medal Index Card; Militaria, comprising a framed display of cap badges and a quantity of Military brass and staybrite buttons

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 11

A Group of Five Medals, awarded to 2265268 S.Sgt.R (Robert) Wardman of the Royal Signals, comprising Africa Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Efficiency Medal with TERRITORIAL bar and Imperial Service Medal - in case of issue, together with citations, rank and collar badges, group photographs and an olivewood album of snapshots taken when on service in Palestine circa 1940

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £110
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Lot 12

A Second World War Distinguished Flying Cross Group of Five Medals, to Squadron Leader B.D. Barker, comprising Distinguished Flying Cross dated 1943, original case; 1939-1945 Star; Air Crew Europe Star with FRANCE AND GERMANY clasp; Defence Medal and War Medal with MID oak leaf, the campaign medals in original box of issue, together with a set of miniatures (the Air Crew Europe miniature carries an ATLANTIC clasp) and related ephemera, including London Gazette notice, letter from Buckingham Palace, telegram etc; a Gilt Metal Caterpillar Badge, with inset ruby type eyes, the underside engraved "Sgt.J.Barker, Pres. by Irving Co.", and an Army Service Corps brass cap badge

Estimate: £1500-1800

Sold: £2200
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Lot 13

A Second World War Pair and an Efficiency Medal, awarded to 3598596 SJT. F ROGERSON, BORD.R., in box of issue, together with buttons, badges, shoulder titles and ephemera (seconded to the Indian Army), also The Small Book and Discharge Certificates and a Christmas Greetings Airgraph of Private Thomas Coward, 8th Bn. Border Regt. (grandfather of above); Militaria, comprising a Service Medal of the Order of St John, a George V Coronation commemorative medal, and an Indian Kukri and scabbard

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £160
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Lot 14

A Society of Cincinnati Insignia, in the form of a relief casting of a gold and enamel eagle, the obverse with a depiction of three senators presenting a sword to Cincinnatus, his wife and child at the door of their house, within the motto on white enamel, "OMNIA: RELIQUIT:ERVARE:REMPUMBLICAM, the reverse with Cincinnatus standing at a plough within the motto, "SOCIETAS: CINCINNATORUM: INSTITUTA: AD 1783", with pale blue and white ribbon; a Breast Badge of The Order of St John, with the miniature and ten buttons (13)

Estimate: £350-550

Sold: £2500
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Lot 15

A Queen's South Africa Medal, 1899, with two clasps ORANGE FREE STATE and SOUTH AFRICA 1902, awarded to 3476 SERJT.J.HALL. E.YORK:REGT.; a Copy of a Military General Service Medal, with two clasps TALAVERA and ALBUHERA, named to JOSHUA MATTHEWS, 61ST FOOT af (2)

Estimate: £70-80

Sold: £80
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Lot 16

An Officer's Silver and Enamel Cap Badge to the Coldstream Guards, with lug fastenings, hallmarks for Birmingham 1985; a Silver and Enamel RMIG 1927 Jewel, with horizontal pin fastening; a Sterling Silver and Enamel Sweetheart Brooch, to the Australian Commonwealth Military Forces; a Silver Sweetheart Brooch, to RAF Observer; Militaria, including C/25 shoulder title, Fusiliers badge, Royal Artillery ball button, medal ribbons and long service bars 1931-1934 etc

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 17

A Collection of Fourteen Medals, including US Purple Heart, UN Korea Medal, French Croix de Guerre 1914-18 with star, Dunkerque Medal, Croix de Combattant, two Omani General Service Medals with Dhofar bars, etc (14)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £120
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Lot 18

A Collection of Seventeen Various Medals and Medallions, including Military Rifle Shooting, Swimming, Life Saving, Agricultural, Boxing, Royal Army Temperance Association, in bronze, silver etc

Estimate: £70-90

Sold: £80
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Lot 19

Twenty One Single Second World War Medals, comprising four 1939-45 Stars, Africa Star, Burma Star, two Italy Stars, two France and Germany Stars, five Defence Medals and six War Medals (21)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 20

Four Single British War Medals, awarded to :- 18277 PTE.W.HUMPHRIES. CHES.R.; 4758 PTE.A.E.FOSTER. W.YORK.R.; 174885 DVR.T.COLLEY. R.A.; and 58325 PTE.M.B.BULMAN (4)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £70
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Lot 21

Four Single Victory Medals, awarded to:- 33089 PTE.F.WALKER. LINC.R.; 1685T. S.A.MOFFATT. TR.R.N.R.; 104735 PTE.W.H.ALEXANDER. DURH.L.I.; and 10487 A.CPL. H.G.CRISP. YORK.R. with a photocopy of Medal Index Card (4)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £50
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Lot 22

A First/Second World War Group of Six Medals, awarded to 39290 PTE.J.CARTER. L'POOL R., comprising British War Medal, Victory Medal, 1939-45 Star, Africa Star with clasp 8TH ARMY, Italy Star, Defence and War Medals, with Award Slip (6)

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £70
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Lot 23

A First World War Pair, awarded to 276874 PTE.S.HALL. DURH.L.I., comprising British War Medal and Victory Medal; two Single 1914-15 Stars, awarded to 14261 PTE.A.ATKINSON, W.RID.R. and 12704 PTE.T.E.JUBB. W.YORK.R.; two Miniature Medals, comprising OBE (Civil) 1st Type and British War Medal (6)

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £90
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Lot 24

A Second World War RAF Group of Five Medals, comprising 1939-45 Star, Italy Star, France and Germany Star, Defence and War Medals, with Award Slip, in box of issue addressed to F/Lt. R.M.Wilson, Balby Doncaster; an Efficiency Medal, (George VI), with TERRITORIAL bar, awarded to 5185590 SIGMN. J.W. JONES. R.SIGS.; two Special Constabulary Long Service Medals, one George V, awarded to JOHN H.SIMPSON, the other Elizabeth II, awarded to JACK BOOTH (8)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £80
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Lot 25

An India Medal, 1869, with clasp PUNJAB FRONTIER 1897-98, awarded to 38794 Sergt. J.H.Guest 10th Fd.By.R.A.

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £110
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Lot 26

Royal Antedeluvian Order of Buffaloes:- two Founder's silver gilt and enamel breast jewels and a Services jewel, together with a silver cased glass bottle and stopper, engraved with an RAOB presentation inscription, hallmarks for the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company, London 1936; three Silver Gilt and Enamel Badges, one to the Independent Order of Oddfellows and two Driver's Proficiency awards, with a turquoise set stickpin

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £90
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Lot 27

A First World War Pair, awarded to 175931 GNR.T.J.JOHNSTON. R.A., comprising a British War Medal and Victory Medal; an Irish Silver Masonic Neck Badge, to Lodge 351, Monaghan 1933; a Sterling Silver Gilt Masonic Breast Badge; an Edward VIII Coronation Medallion, a bar brooch, a Monaghan Regiment Proficiency lapel badge and an Omega steel cased top wind open faced pocket watch af (8)

Estimate: £80-100

Sold: £380
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Lot 28

A Second World War RAF Group of Five Medals, awarded to 136726 F/LT? F J Andrew, comprising 1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Star (replacement), Burma Star, Defence and War Medals, with Authority to Wear slip, together with his side cap, an embroidered bullion cap badge and hat band, two Observer's wings, a silver and enamel Observer's wing sweetheart brooch, an RAFVR buttonhole badge, two Civil Defence Corps buttonhole badges, a silver cigarette box, five framed photographs of aircraft etc

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £200
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Lot 29

A Second World War Group of Seven Medals to a Lieutenant of the Royal Army Medical Corps, comprising 1939-45 Star, Africa Star with 8TH ARMY clasp, Italy Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal and Efficiency Medal with TERRITORIAL clasp, court mounted, together with the miniatures, collar badges, buttons, a portrait photograph of the recipient and a silver cigarette case engraved to Dr Colin Gordon Russell; a British War Medal, to 6598 PTE.P.GREENBERG. W.YORK.R., and a photograph of two RA privates

Estimate: £120-150

Sold: £160
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Lot 30

A First World War 1914-15 Star, to T-1814 DVR.C.LEES, A.S.C.; a Silver War Badge, No.286625; a pair of dog tags, to CLARK.B. T.C.111373; and an accumulation of approx. 35 brass and bi-metal cap badges and shoulder titles together with further cloth badges, buttons, medallions etc.

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £190
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Lot 31

A First World War Pair, awarded to 13160 PTE. W. ROBINSON, W.RID.R., comprising a 1914-15 Star and British War Medal; a First World War Miniature Trio, of Distinguished Flying Cross, British War Medal and Victory Medal, together with photographs of the recipient Lieutenant David John Weston of 20 Squadron and his medals, and a Book - Above the Trenches - a Complete Record of the Fighter Aces and Units of the British Empire Air Forces 1915-20, in which the above recipient is named (page 379); two Princess Mary 1914 Christmas Tins, one with part contents of packet of cigarettes and Greetings Card, also a brass cap badge; six Embroidered Silk Postcards, a Memorial Card and a packet of Tuck's Postcards - The Scottish Highlands

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £260
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Lot 32

A Collection of Miniature Medal Groups, comprising an OBE group of ten; a First World War CBE,DFC,DCM group of six; an MM Mons group of five; an MBE group of seven; a Boer War/First World War group of six; a Boer War/First World War group of four; an India/Boer War/LSGCM group of four; a Mons trio; three QSA/KSA pairs; six single Queen's South Africa medals; a King's South Africa medal; an Egypt medal; an India medal; and a Memorial Plaque, un-named

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £1000
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Lot 33

A Family Group of Medals:- a First World War Trio of 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal and a Memorial Plaque, awarded to Lieutenant Stephen Mark Crabtree, East Yorkshire Regiment, in cardboard boxes of issue and award letter to J.Crabtree Esq., with his bronze collar badges; a First World War Pair, of British War Medal and Victory Medal to M-340991 PTE.H.P.CRABTREE. A.S.C., with boxes of issue; a Second World War Trio, of 1939-45 Star, Defence and War Medals, with an ARP badge and two insignia

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £1000
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Lot 34

A First World War Gallantry Group, comprising a British War Medal and Victory Medal named to 25810 PTE.R.PICKLES. W.YORK.R., and a Military Medal named to 388311 L.CPL. R.PICKLES. 25/NORTH'D FUS: in a framed mount, together with medal ribbon bar and a quantity of family letters, domestic invoices etc

Estimate: £250-300

Sold: £350
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Lot 35

A First World War Trio, awarded to 17860 PTE.C.F.KENT. S.STAFF.R., comprising 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal, in original boxes of issue; a First World War Pair, awarded to T4-247538 DVR.R.BRADBURY. A.S.C., comprising British War Medal and Victory Medal, with dog tag

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Lot 36

A Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society's Marine Medal, type III, in bronze, awarded TO CHARLES R.JACKS FOR GALLANT SERVICE 1/7/1941. (lacks suspender ring)

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £50
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Lot 37

A First World War Trio, awarded to 55441 PTE (later SJT.) A.H.SMITH. R.A.M.C., comprising 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal, with a photocopy of Medal Index Card

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £70
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Lot 38

An Interesting Second World War Pathfinder DFC Group of Seven Medals, awarded to Flight Lieutenant T A Rippon Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, comprising Distinguished Flying Cross (GRI) dated 1945 (London Gazette 20th Feb.1945), 1939-45 Star, Africa Star with clasp NORTH AFRICA 1942-43, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Coronation Medal 1953 and European Medal, court mounted, together with related ephemera including three log books dating from 1940 to 1969, which include details of raids on Tobruk to Pathfinder missions against German Submarine pens, rocket bases and troop positions; Warrant for promotion, a folder of photographs and transcripts from his diaries.
**Flight Lieutenant Thomas Arthur Rippon began training in December 1940 as an Air Gunner, he left the UK in May 1942 en route to Gibraltar and then Cairo. He flew on Wellingtons with 108 Squadron and was tasked as a Front Gunner and bombed Panzers and Airfields. He carried out forty two separate operations up until December 1942. His third tour began in August 1944 with 35 (Pathfinder) Squadron with raids on VI launch sites, attacks south of Caen, marshalling yards, followed by numerous raids on Germany. He finished this tour in December 1944. He was recommissioned in July 1949. In all, he flew 321 operational hours and 64 sorties

Estimate: £3000-5000

Sold: £2800
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Lot 39

A Unique Northern Ireland Queen's Gallantry Group of Seven Medals, awarded to 24111168 CPL.(later Sergeant and Warrant Officer 2nd Class) ANTHONY R. HAW GREEN HOWARDS, comprising Queen's Gallantry Medal in box of issue, with mounted replacement medal, British Empire Medal (Military), Accumulated Campaign Service Medal 1994, General Service Medal 1962 with NORTHERN IRELAND clasp, United Nations Medal, and Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, all court mounted, also the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal 1952-2002, in box of issue with Certificate of Authenticity (8)

Estimate: £9000-12000

Sold: £17000
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Lot 40

A First World War Memorial Plaque and Trio, of 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal awarded to 2985 Private James Wright, Yorkshire Regiment, together with Memorial Scroll and Buckingham Palace award slip, Record Office medal award letters and letter from the Imperial War Graves Commission stating that the above is buried in Plot 1, Row H, Grave 12, Lindenhoek Chalet Military Cemetery, South South West of Ypres

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £260
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Lot 41

A First World War Trio, awarded to S-2891 PTE.F.DODD. SEA: HIGHRS., comprising 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal; a Collection of Twenty Six Military Cap and Other Badges, in brass and bimetal (29)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £170
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Lot 42

A First World War Trio, to 18-1262 PTE.F.ALDERSON, DURH:L.I., in original box of issue, together with two Bombing Competition Silver Medals, 31st Division, France 1917, and a Small Collection of Militaria including cap badges, shoulder titles, commemorative medallions, etc.

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £200
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Lot 43

An India General Service Medal, 1909, with clasp AFGHANISTAN N.W.F. 1919, awarded to 3606 PTE.A.PAYNE, 1 K.D.GUARDS., together with five Second World War Medals, comprising 1939-45 Star, Italy Star, France and Germany Star, Defence and War Medals, and a King's Dragoon Guards bimetal cap badge by J R Gaunt. (7)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £110
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Lot 44

A First World War Trio, awarded to 2716 PTE.H.BARKER. W.RID.R., comprising 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal; two Single British War Medals to the West Riding Regiment, to 14484 PTE.W.GRIMES and 268890 PTE. M.MOFFATT (5)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 45

Two First World War Trios, each comprising 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal, awarded to M2-078096 PTE.W.CHADWICK. A.S.C. and 121867 SPR.J.R.NEWTON. R.E. (6)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 46

Two First World War Pairs, each comprising British War Medal and Victory Medal, awarded to S.S.6541 F.MALLINSON. A.B. R.N. and 3674 S.D. C.J.COOPER (XXX partially erased) R.N.R.; a First World War Pair, comprising 1914-15 Star and Victory Medal, to J.10849, A.G.GARMAN, SIG., R.N. (6)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £80
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Lot 47

Three First World War Pairs to the Royal Engineers, each comprising British War Medal and Victory Medal, awarded to:-
274845 SPR.D.WRIGHT in box of issue; 154583 SPR.F.H.LILL; and 209283 DVR.E.E.HARDING; a Similar Pair, to M-287595 PTE.W.BUNTING. A.S.C. (8)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £110
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Lot 48

Four Single Victory Medals, awarded to :- K.15726 S.HIRST. STO.1 R.N.; 219969 PTE.A.FARRINGTON LABOUR CORPS; 25622 PTE.F.SHUTT. YORKS.L.I.; and 13722 CPL.G.H.HORNBY. M.G.C. (4)

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £50
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Lot 49

Four Single British War Medals to the Royal Artillery, awarded to :- 185503 GNR.H.MARSDEN; 36310 GNR.C.H.DOHERTY; 775140 GNR.F.W.TOWNSEND; and 112617 GNR.J.W.HULSE; a Similar Medal, to 55953 PTE.G.GREEN. R.A.M.C. (5)

Estimate: £90-120

Sold: £90
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Lot 50

Five Single British War Medals, awarded to :- 8644 PTE.R.RIDER. 18-HRS;3661 CPL.A.BURNINGHAM. 7-HRS.;94953 PTE.A.E.WRIGHT. DURH.L.I.; 87057 PTE.B.GOLDMAN. L'POOL R.; and 202602 PTE.O.TAYLOR.K.O.Y.L.I. (5)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £120
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