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General Service Medal (GVI) Malaya 22230110 TPR. J. GUTSELL. 13/18 H.   £70



General Service Medal (GVI) Malaya 22438531 TPR. W. WALKER. 13/18 H.   £70 


General Service Medal (QEII) Malaya 23706847 TPR. B.W. FINNEY. 13/18 H.   SOLD


General Service Medal (QEII)
Malaya 23699836 TPR. B. BURGESS. 13TH/18TH H.   £70





1914 Star                                           6271 PTE. G.H. DYER, 18/HRS.
British War Medal                              
6271 PTE. G.H. DYER. 18-HRS.
Victory Medal
                                     6271 PTE. G.H. DYER. 18-HRS.


George Henry Dyer went to France 20 August 1914 with the 18th Hussars. MIC states that he was “ineligible for the 1914 star clasp”. Transferred to the Army Veterinary Corps and later to the Royal Field Artillery.
Group of Three: £195

1914 Star 5thAug.-22ndNov.1914   4513 PTE. R. HILL, 18/HRS.

British War Medal                               4513 PTE. R. HILL. 18-HRS.
Victory Medal                                      4513 PTE. R.HILL. 18-HRS.

Rowland Hill. To France 15 August 1914 (clasp confirmed). Discharged March 1919. Original clasp has been secured with cellotape.
Group of Three: £245


1914/15 Star          1062. SPR. E. YOUNGS, R.E.
British War Medal   
1062 SPR. E. YOUNGS. R.E.
Victory Medal
          1062 SPR. E. YOUNGS. R.E.

Albert E
dgar Youngs was born 1892, the son of Arthur Youngs, a coach builder with a factory in Chelmsford. He enlisted into the Royal Engineers as Edgar Youngs and went to France 21 March 1915. In August 1917 the Essex County Chronicle reported that “Lc-Cpl. Edgar Youngs, R.E., son of Mr A. Youngs, coachbuilder, Chelmsford, in in hospital near Cheltenham, suffering from gas poisoning. He joined up early in the war and first went to the Front with the South Midland Division in March 1915. He is progressing.” He was discharged to the Reserve in February 1919. After the war he returned to his father's company, now called A. Youngs & Sons. In the 1939 Census he is living in Tudor Avenue, Chelmsford and is a “motor body builder” and an A.R.P. Warden. (Defence Medal)
Group of Three: £125


1914/15 Star           
4798 PTE. A.J. KYTE. 13-HRS.
British War Medal     
4798 PTE. A.J. KYTE. 13-HRS.
Victory Medal
            4798 PTE. A.J. KYTE. 13-HRS.

Albert John Kyte was born 1889 and enlisted into the 11th
Hussars in November 1909. Transferred to the 13th Hussars November 1910 serving in India until that start of the war. Arrived in France 15 December 1914. In June 1916 he transferred to the Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry) with service number 56813, with the Indian Expeditionary Force (Mesopotamia). He was discharged in November 1921. By 1939 he was a carpenter living in Amesbury. He died in 1965.
Group of Three: £150


1914/15 Star         
1385 PTE. G. COSTELLO. 13-HRS.
British War Medal   
1385 PTE. G. COSTELLO. 13-HRS.
Victory Medal
          1385 PTE. G. COSTELLO. 13-HRS.


George Costello. To France 15 December 1914 with the 13th Hussars. Transferred to 15th Squadron, Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry), which was in Mesopotamia. The History of the 13th Hussars quotes a letter that he wrote to the parents of another Hussar who was killed in Mesopotamia with the M.G.C. Discharged to Reserve October 1919.
Group of Three: £150

Army Long Service Good Conduct Medals
Victorian

1048 PTE. C. BROOMHEAD. 18TH HUSSARS.  £125  RESERVED


Charles Broomhead was born in Sheffield and was a groom when he enlisted in the 18 August 1862, aged 19. Served in India June 1864 to January 1876. Discharged September 1883. This was his only medal. In 1891 he was living with his wife Belinda in Shoeburyness, Essex.

Edward VII

2932 L.CORPL: J. CHOWN, 18TH HUSSARS.  £125 RESERVED 


John Chown was born in Petworth, Sussex and enlisted in November 1885, aged 19. Served in India December 1890 to May 1891. Discharged November 1907. His only medal.

 


India General Service Medal Burma 1887-89 1210 Pte J.J. Fitzpatrick 1st Bn Ches. R.    £200  

Engraved italic script. Jophn Joseph Fitzpatrick was born in Liverpool in 1866 and enlisted into the Cheshire Regiment October 1884. Served in Egypt 1886-7; Burma 1887-92; UK April 1892. Discharged October 1896. His only medal. Confirmed on service record and medal roll.

1914 Star 3125 PTE. R. PARSONS. 11 HRS.
Victory Medal 3125 A.CPL. R. PARSONS. 13 HRS.

Reginald Parsons enlisted into the 11th
Hussars October 1906. To India September 1908. To the 13th Hussars September 1909. To France 19 November 1914 (attached Signal Squadron, 2nd Indian Cavalry Division). Posted 11th Hussars June 1916. Transferred to the Royal Engineers (3rd Field Survey Company). Discharged July 1919.
Pair: £95


British War Medal
5811 PTE. C.F. PLUMERIDGE. 13-HRS.    £85 

Charles Frederick Plumeridge was born 1887 in London and went to France 11 December 1914 with the 13th
Hussars. Later transferred to the 10th Hussars. Discharged 21 February 1919. Entitled to 1914/15 trio and Silver War Badge.
The National Roll of the Great War states: “Plumeridge, C.F. Corporal, 11th, 13th and 10th Hussars. Volunteered August 1914, took part in the battles of the Somme, Neuve Chapelle, Armentieres, Amiens, Ypres and Vimy Ridge. He was severely gassed twice, wounded at Arras and Albert, and buried alive through a shell explosion at Guillemont. He was discharged February 1919.

British War Medal 80171 PTE. C.C. BOWLEY. 13-HRS.  SOLD

Cecil Clement Bowley was born in 1897. Served with the 13th
Hussars, later transferred to the Seaforths. Discharged March 1921. In 1939 he was a postman living in St. Pancras, London. He died in 1974.

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1914/15 Star                 42458. PTE.A.CPL. A.H. RODGERS. CHES.R.
British War Medal        
2.LIEUT. A.H. RODGERS.

Victory Medal
             2.LIEUT. A.H. RODGERS.

Memorial Plaque
        ALBERT HENRY RODGERS


Copy research. Albert Henry Rodgers was born 1885 in Manchester. He was a Drapers shop assistant in 1911. He enlisted in the Cheshire Regiment and went to France 28 August 1915. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, 50th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). He was killed near Honnechy 17 October 1918, aged 34. Buried at Quieste Military Cemetery, Le Cateau. His widow lived in Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston.
Group of Four: £690

Distinguished Conduct Medal   13447 PTE. T. ASHMORE. 6/DORSET R.
1914/15 Star                              
13447 PTE. T. ASHMORE. DORSET R.

British War Medal                       13447 PTE. T. ASHMORE. DORSET R.
Victory Medal
                        13447 PTE. T. ASHMORE. DORSET R.

Copy research. Thomas Ashmore was born in Birmingham in 1896 and enlisted into the 6th Dragoons. He was transferred to the 6th Battalion Dorset Regiment 1 May 1915 and went to France 29 July 1915.
Awarded the D.C.M. in the London Gazette 4 March 1918. “For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. After heavy bombardment by mustard gas shells, from which his company suffered severely, he carried out his duty as a stretcher bearer. Although almost blind and vomiting severely, he continued until quite exhausted and unable to see.” He was reported wounded 24 April 1917 (“GSW head”) and was admitted to 18 General Hospital. This was the attack at Fampoux-Monchy. He died of wounds 25 October 1917 and is buried at Dozinghem Military Cemetery.

1914/15 Star                              11829 PTE. A.B. ASHMORE. DORSET R.

British War Medal                      11829 PTE. A.B. ASHMORE. DORSET R.
Victory Medal
                       11829 PTE. A.B. ASHMORE. DORSET R.

Defence Medal

Box of issue for the Defence Medal. Copy research.

Daniel Bert Ashmore was born in Birmingham in 1893, assumed to be brother of Thomas Ashmore (see DCM group). To France 13 July 1915 with 6th
Battalion Dorset Regiment.

Discharged 19 May 1919. Defence Medal slip has “HG 24246” written on it which is probably Home Guard.
Group of Four: £2895

British War Medal                      34764 PTE. G. WARREN. WARWICK YEO.

Victory Medal
                      34764 PTE. G. WARREN. WARWICK YEO.

With box of issue. George Warren transferred to the Machine Gun Corps (165093).
Pair: £200

Military Medal                            8261 PTE. W. GREEN. 6/CO: M.G.C.

British War Medal                     26065 PTE. W. GREEN. R. INNIS. FUS.
Victory Medal                      26065 PTE. W. GREEN. R. INNIS. FUS.

Copy research. With original paperwork and photo. William Green was born in Gateshead, county Durham in 1895. He worked as a Fitter at a local company. In September 1915 he enlisted into the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and went to France after 1915. He transferred to 6 Company Machine Gun Corps and was awarded the Military Medal in the London Gazette 21 October 1916. He ended the war serving with No.5 Mobile Work Shop, A.O.C.

He was presented a silver wrist watch engraved “Presented to Pte W. Green, M.M. M.G.C. By the Gateshead War Honours Recognition Committee 1919” and a 9ct gold pocket watch by the workers at Messr Clarke, Chapman & Co. Ltd, Gateshead. (pictures of both)
Group of Three: £950