GALLANTRY MEDALS, ORDERS & DECORATIONS
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Lewis Clapperton

1911 Coronation Medal 
1935 Jubilee Medal 
1937 Coronation Medal
Special Constabulary Long Service Medal (GV)   The Great War 1914-18 / Long Service 1929  
LEWIS CLAPPERTON.
Mounted as worn, with matching set of miniatures. Sold with two books on the Royal Company of Archers.
Lewis Clapperton was born 27 August 1865 in Cathcart, Renfrew, son of Alexander and Margaret. Graduated from Glasgow University in 1886 and became an accountant, working his whole life for Aitken, Mackenzie and Clapperton, in Glasgow. He held post s in
various organizations, including the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and the Royal Glasgow Asylum. He also became a member of the ROYAL COMPANY OF ARCHERS (King's Bodyguard for Scotland). The Edinburgh Evening news (13 Oct. 1932) reported: "At the butts, Archer's Hall, Edinburgh, yesterday atfernoon, the shooting for the Goose Prize by the Royal Company of Archers took place, the winner being Mr L. Clapperton."
He was a noted collector of British glass and pewter, was a founder member of the Pewter Society and on his death he left his collections to the Hunterian Museum and to Glasgow City Museum. He died in Glasgow 14 November 1947.
The King's Body Guard: List of Members 1935. 31 pages.
The Royal Company of Archers 1676 to 1951. 299 pages.
 
Group of Four & 2 books: 750   (Being sold on behalf of a customer, contact us for details)

George Sutton Bishop
Special Constabulary Long Service Medal (GV)                       GEORGE S. BISHOP.
Medical Voluntary Service Medal                                                GEORGE S. BISHOP.
British Red Cross Society Proficiency in Red Cross First Aid  1933 Red Cross First Aid / 1934 Red Cross First Aid  07236 G. BISHOP.
British Red Cross Society Medal for War Service 1914-18     G. BISHOP.
British Red Cross Society 10 Years Service Badge               9267 G.S. BISHOP.
First two medals mounted as worn. Copy research. George Sutton Bishop was born in Thanet, Kent 29 Sept. 1876.
He married Emma Hermitage 17 January 1900 in Thanet.
Thanet Advertiser (8 July 1899) "Ambulance Corps for Broadstairs. A meeting of the Broadstairs and St. Peter's Urban District Council was held to form an ambulance corps for Broadstairs." Among those who joined is "G.S. Bishop."
As a member of the Ambulance Corps at the start of the war he must have been working for the Red Cross, but 7 June 1917 he enlisted into the Royal Flying Corps and was a driver in the UK only (no medal entitlement).
Thanet Advertiser (25 Sept. 1928) "Medals for Workers in Ambulance Cause. Medals and certificates won by members of the Broadstairs & St. Peter's Ambulance Corps were presented at Council Chamber on Wednesday. Medals were presented to G.S. Bishop"
1939 Cenus George was living in Alexander Road, Broadstairs and noted as "First Aid. St. Johns." Probably entitled to a Defence Medal. He died 15 August 1942 in Broadstairs.
Group of Five: 165 

Order of British India (2nd class)    1000
Full-size, gold and enamels. It looks to have had a suspender added and the ribbon shortened to enable it to be worn on the chest.

Imperial Service Medal (GV)  JESSE EDWIN WHATLEY          40                                                                             
London Gazette 11 September 1925: Postman, Blaina Sub-Office, Newport, Mon.
Born in Warminster 1866, enlisted November 1884 into the Gloucestershire Regiment. To Army Reserve May 1892.
Appointed Postman at Newport, Monmouth in October 1892. Re-called and served in South Africa June 1900 to August 1900 (awarded QSA with 1 clasp), discharged November 1901. Died in Blaina 14 June 1942.

Imperial Service Medal (GVI)  ERNEST JACKMAN          30                                                                             
London Gazette 2 December 1952: Labourer, HM Dockyard, Portsmouth. In the 1939 census he is shown as: Ernest Jackman, born 27 April 1889, married, Heavy shipyard worker. Lived at 33 Raglan Street, Portsmouth.

Imperial Service Medal (GVI)  EDWARD MORGAN          20


Imperial Service Medal (QEII)  SYDNEY CHARLES LANE   35
In case of issue. London Gazette 24 July 1964. Assistant Supervisor (Post Office), Taunton.
He was born in Taunton in 1904.


Imperial Service Medal (QEII)  HENRY JAMES PIDGEN   35
In case of issue. London Gazette 28 September 1971 "PIDGEN, HENRY JAMES, Skilled Labourer (Traveller Driver). Devonport."
He died 1982 in Plymouth.