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MEDALS POST WORLD WAR ONE


2nd Lieutenant P.C. Jones
General Service Medal (GVI) Malaya       2/LT. P.C. JONES. 13/18 H.     £275  
Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 28 June 1952 Regular Army National Service Officer.
January 1953 serving with 'C' Squadron 13th/18th Hussars in Malaya. 

Trooper R. Knaggs
General Service Medal (QEII) Malaya / Arabian Peninsula      22820521 TPR. R. KNAGGS 13/18 H (REPLACEMENT).
General Service Medal             Borneo / South Arabia                   22820521 TPR. R. KNAGGS. QDG.
UN Cyprus Medal
13th/18th Royal Hussars; 'B' Squadron were in Aden in 1957 and went back to Malaya in 1958 as an armoured car unit. He then transferred to the Queen's Dragoon Guards and 1959 'B' and 'C' Squadrons deployed to Borneo and to Aden 1966-67. It is not known who he was with to receive the UN Cyprus as the QDG did not serve there until 1983. Update: Knaggs is confirmed to be with 'B' Squadron 13th/18th in 1955 but is gone by the end of 1958.
Group of Three: £450 


Lieutenant Harold Roy Croft
Royal Engineers
1939-45 Star
France & Germany Star
Defence Medal
1939-45 War Medal
Efficiency Medal Territorial (GVI. Brit.Om.)  
LT. H.R. CROFT. R.E. 
Copy research. Harold Roy Croft was born in Birkenhead 17 December 1919 and was an architect by trade. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant "Cadet, from O.C.T.U." in the Royal Engineers 29 December 1940. Awarded Efficiency Medal 18 February 1949. He died in Birkenhead 28 June 1977. 
Group of Five: £150


Sergeant T. Smith
Royal Army Medical Corps

General Service Medal   Palestine      4608099. PTE. T. SMITH. R.A.M.C.
1939-45 Star
Italy Star
Defence Medal
1939-45 War Medal
Army Long Service Good Conduct Medal (GVI Brit.Om) 
4608099. SJT. T. SMITH. R.A.M.C.  
Copy medal roll for Palestine shows that he served with 7 General Hospital.
Group of Six: £210


Signalman John Gildea
Royal Signals
India General Service Medal Waziristan 1921-24 / North West Frontier 1930-31 2309488 SGLN. J. GILDEA. R. SIGNALS.
1939-45 Star
Burma Star
Defence Medal
1939-45 War Medal
Copy research. John Gildea was born 21 January 1901 in Sligo, Ireland. He enlisted 16 December 1919 into the Royal Munster Fusiliers but transferred in January 1920 to the Royal Engineers. He then transferred to the Royal Signals in November 1920. Posted to 2 Wireless Signal Squadron, Rawalpindi, India in March 1921. Returned to the UK April 1934. Discharged 5 October 1934. He re-enlisted 28 July 1939 and went to India in the Summer of 1942, serving at the Signals Training Centre, Mhow, then Peshawar District Signals, North Western Signals and finally 5 Indian Line of Communications. Returned to the UK September 1945 and was discharged 8 December 1945.
NOTE: the book "Taming The Tiger" shows that he is one of only 11 men of Royal Signals to receive this 2-clasp combination.
Group of Five: £325 



Signalman William Henry Lowe
Royal Signals

India General Service Medal  North West Frontier 1935  2321246 SGLN. W.H. LOWE. R. SIGNALS.
India General Service Medal  North West Frontier 1936-37/North West Frontier 1937-39 2321246 SGLN. W.H. LOWE. R. SIGNALS.
1939-45 War Medal                 Un-named
Copy rolls confirm medals and clasps. Last roll states "Discharged 383(XVI) 5.8.40" (unfit for further service).
William Henry Lowe was born 11 October 1910 in New Hantley, Northumberland. Enlisted 31 January 1931 and went to India in December 1933. Served with "A" Corps Signals, Rawalpindi. Left India December 1938. To Army Reserve March 1939. Mobilized 12 August 1939 but medically   discharged 5 August 1940.
Group of Three: £375 

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Efficiency Medal (GVI) Territorial  871127 GNR. A.S. FREEMAN. R.A.         £70    
Albert Samuel Freeman
enlisted in 1937. Transferred to Royal Engineers in February 1945.




Gunner J. Diack
Royal Artillery
General Service Medal (GVI) Palestine 1945-48 21038093 GNR. J. DIACK. R.A£60
Copy medal roll.



General Service Medal (GVI) Palestine 1945-48 14087149 SPR. E.V. KEYNES. R.E.   SOLD
Copy medal roll. Served with 659 Artisan Works Company.


Driver R. Greens
Royal Army Service Corps
General Service Medal (GVI) Palestine 1945-48 T/14476569 DVR. R. GREENS. R.A.S.C£65
Copy medal roll. Served in Palestine attached to 3rd Field Ambulance, RAMC from November 1946 to October 1947.


General Service Medal (GVI)
Malaya
19046531 SGT. P.M. GLASS. R.A.M.C.            £60  
        
22359070 SIGM. E. McGONIGLE  R. SIGS          £60




Trooper B. Bidois
13th/18th Hussars
General Service Medal (QEII)
Malaya
23147710 PTE. F. ALCOCK. R.A.O.C.                £65
22772130 SIGMN. A.G. COOKE. R.SIGS.            £60




23415604 TPR. B. BIDOIS. 13/18 H.                 £75



Sapper L.G. Edwards
Royal Engineers
Africa General Service Medal  Kenya    22547899 SPR. L.G. EDWARDS. R.E.   £145 

Sapper R. Ratigan
Royal Engineers
Africa General Service Medal  Kenya    22837569 SPR. R. RATIGAN. R.E.     £145 

Sapper P.A. Wilson
Royal Engineers
Africa General Service Medal  Kenya    22246258 SPR. P.A. WILSON. R.E.   £145

Sapper R.A. Hirst
Royal Engineers
General Service Medal  Near East / Cyprus    23250978 SPR. R.A. HIRST. R.E.      £150

Sapper James Frederick Richard Skinner
Royal Engineers
General Service Medal  Near East / Cyprus    23288313 SPR. J.F.R. SKINNER. R.E.   £150
James Frederick Richard Skinner died in London 7 May 1994.

Sapper L. Fearn
Royal Engineers
General Service Medal  Near East / Cyprus    23198068 SPR. L. FEARN. R.E.           £150 


Private H.D.C. Pickford
Wiltshire Regiment
General Service Medal (QEII) Cyprus  23274467 PTE. H.D.C. PICKFORD. WILTS   £75            
Wiltshire Regiment. Harold D.C. Pickford was born in Warminster, Wiltshire in 1937 and lived in Westbury. The Wiltshire Times (16 June 1956) reports on the battalion in Cyprus and among the photos is one of men of the Support Company at Aghirda being trained on a Vickers gun. Among them is "Harold Pickford, of 95 Oldfield Park, Westbury. Formerly a railway fireman, he has been in Cyprus only a
few weeks..."



Warrant Officer class 2 M. Essay
Royal Signals

General Service Medal (QEII) Malaya   2326683 W.O.CL.2. M. ESSAY.  R.SIGS         £65    
Dei Gratia type       







Corporal J.O. Yates
Grenadier Guards
General Service Medal Cyprus   22955052 CPL. J.O. YATES. GREN.GDS.
United Nations Medal for Cyprus
Mounted as worn. Enlisted October 1953 and served with the Grenadier Guards until 1971 when he transferred to the Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Confirmed to have served in Cyprus in 1959 and 1965.
Pair: £140 

Fusilier A. Cornish
Lancashire Fusiliers
General Service Medal Cyprus   23484148 FUS. A. CORNISH. L.F.        £75
The Lancashire Fusiliers served in Cyprus 1956 to 1959.

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal      £60
In box of issue
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