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Fire Brigade

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Auction 168
Medals and - a group of 4 awarded to E.Davies comprising Metropolitan Police (2) 1897 Queen medal GVF in bronze, and 1902 VF in bronze, London Fire Brigade (2) 1911 Coronation of (as Station Officer) GVF in silver and London Fire Brigade Good Medal NVF
£360 London Coins : A168 : Lot 994 : Metropolitan Police and London Fire Brigade - a group of 4 awarded to John E.Davies comprising Metro... London Coins : A168 : Lot 994 : Metropolitan Police and London Fire Brigade - a group of 4 awarded to John E.Davies comprising Metro...

Auction 164
World War I (12) World War I Medals (5) awarded respectively to 7403 Pte.J.Watkins 2nd South Lancashire Regiment VF. Killed in action France 24/10/1914. He is buried at Le Touret Memorial. Panel 23., to 7759 Pte.G.M.Fairfax 1st East Yorkshire Regiment, GVF. Killed in action France 24/3/1915, He is buried at Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension II. E.22, to 4986 Sergt. C.Atkinson 2nd York and Lancaster Regiment. He was killed in action in France 21/3/1918. He is buried at Arras Memorial Bay 8., to 1928 Dvr. Piran Ditta R.A. GVF. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 1-31 Oct. 1916, to Pte. N.CF.Fredericks. 1st Cape Corps. NVF. Pte. Fredericks was washed overboard off H.M.S.Tuna in the Indian Ocean 11/7/1917. 1914-1915 Stars (3) awarded respectively to 4030 Pte.W.Murray 11th Lancashire Fusiliers. EF. Killed in action in France 25/9/1917, he is buried at Arras Memorial Bay 5., to Pte. A.P.Stock Machine Gun Detachment. NEF. Pte. Stock was discharged unfit ex- East Africa 30/10/1917, he died 19/11/1925, to Sgt.F.V.Harris 11th Mounted Rifles (Patchefstroom Ruiters, a part of South Africa's Active Citizen Force.) EF. Sgt. Harris was awarded this for service in German S.W.Africa. Wounded East Africa April 1916 and died of malaria 29/1/1917 as Sergt.Major. World War I pair awarded to 2550 Rfmn.Nawab Din 1at.125th Rifles (Napier's Rifles) 1914-15 Star and World War I Victory medal. VF to GVF. Rfmn. Din was killed in action in Givenchy, France 20/12/1914, He is buried at Meerut Military Cemetery, St. Martin-les-Boulognei. A. 18. The heavy casualties suffered in the Battle of Givenchy caused a temporary ceasefire which led to the Christmas truce of 1914. World War I Victory Medals to two brothers (2) the first awarded to 10990 Pte.H.Cuthbertson 2nd. Scots Guards, GEF. Pte Cuthbertson died of wounds Neuve Chapelle, March 1915, the second awarded to 243077 Gnr.A.L.Cuthbertson, D.Battery 44 Brigade (Howitzers) R.F.A, (listed as Signaller on the CWGC website) GEF. Killed in action in Belgium 2/11/1918, and is buried at Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension V. K.10 along with a further group of World War I (13) 1914-1915 Stars (5) 14614 Pte.F.Hardy 7th Somerset Light Infantry, About EF, Pte.Hardy was killed in action in France 3/9/1916 and is buried at Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont XIV. I.4,2317 Pte.E.G.Burling (Lance Corporal on CWGC website) 2nd Northumberland Fusiliers. EF lacquered. He died of wounds in France 11/3/1915 and is buried at Wimereux Communal Cemetery I. D.21A, the second awarded to 1605 Pte. W.Armstrong, Durham Light Infantry. EF. Killed in action in Belgium 2/3/1916, he is buried at Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) II B.24.273229 Pte.E.Grant 2nd Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. NEF. He was present at the Battle of Tanga, German East Africa 4/11/1914, 8725 Pte.J.Friend 4th Royal Fusiliers, NEF, Pte. Friend was killed in action in France 3/12/1916 and is buried at Etaples Military Cemetery XX. D.14A, the 4th Battalion served on the Western Front at Mons and Le Cateau, World War I Victory Medals (2) 15463 Pte. H.Wilson 1st King's Royal Rifle Corps (L/Cpl on CWGC website), a P.C. in the Hong Kong Police until 1915, he was killed in action at Dellvile Wood 27/7/1916, and is buried at Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 13A and 13B, 203155 Pte.J.Millership, South Staffordshire Regiment EF, Pte. Millership was wounded 31/7/1917, then killed in action with 1st and 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment 20/1/1918. He is buried at Oxford Road Cemetery V.K.15, World War I Medals (6) 9665 Pte.C.H.Butler 1st Berkshire Regiment. NEF. He was killed in action in France 16/5/1915 and is buried at Rue-des-Berceaux Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue II.F.4, (also entitled to the 1914 Star and bar). The second awarded to 28713 Pte.W.H.Cardew 2nd Light Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. NEF. Pte.Cardew was killed in action in France 5/12/1917 and is buried at Cambrai Memorial Louverval, Panel 7. The third awarded to 29947 Pte.E.G.Beer, 5th Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, NEF. Pte.Beer died of wounds in France 20/4/1918 and is buried at Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez VIII.H.12, 31633 Pte. F.Worthington, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. GVF. Died of wound in France 5/5/1918. He is buried at Arneke British Cemetery II. C.9. ,41468 Gnr.A Sale R.A. Z battery 5th Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery, NEF, Gnr.Sale was killed in action in France 24/4/1917 and is buried at Bois-Carre British £480

Auction 162
Medals Medal , first awarded in 1903, awarded to Bellenger VF with some dirt on the reverse of the ribbon, National Long Service Medal, hallmarked in silver awarded to 2711 Walter Spragg along with Five Years and Twenty Years clasps NEF

Auction 160
Medals and the 1897 Eimer 1813 Obverse Bust facing uniformed three-quarters left. 'HORATIO VISCOUNT NELSON.' Ex BORN 29th SEPTEMBER 1758. DIED 21ST OCTOBER 1805. Reverse Ship at anchor without rigging, 'FOURDROYANT'. LORD NELSON'S FLAGSHIP' Ex COMMENCED BUILDING 1789. LAUNCHED AT PLYMOUTH, APRIL, 1798. WRECKED AT BLACKPOOL JUNE 16TH 1897 MEDAL STRUCK FROM THE COPPER OF VESSEL AFTER BREAKING UP diameter 37mm in copper EF with traces of underlying lustre, Board of Trade Rocket Apparatus 37mm diameter in bronze, Obverse: Port broadside view of a full-rigged ship at anchor. Legend: "BOARD OF TRADE ROCKET APPARATUS". Reverse: A large crown centre. "PROOF OF SERVICE AT A WRECK". The Board of Trade owned the apparatus which was held at Coastguard Stations. Users could claim expenses from the board. The rocket apparatus was used to fire a line to a ship in distress. The line then used to haul over hawsers and the block to be affixed to the mast. Once fixed a breeches buoy could be used, hauled on a continuous whip line, to take off passengers and crew one by one. It was used by Coastguards but also by Life Brigades and Life Saving Companies. The first of these founded in Tynemouth in 1864.Coastguards trained the volunteers in the use of the rocket apparatus. These Brigades became national institution until rocket apparatus made obsolete in the 1980s. (Source: National Maritime Museum)
£50 London Coins : A160 : Lot 1807 : Nelson and the Fourdroyant 1897 Eimer 1813 Obverse Bust facing uniformed three-quarters left. '... London Coins : A160 : Lot 1807 : Nelson and the Fourdroyant 1897 Eimer 1813 Obverse Bust facing uniformed three-quarters left. '...

Auction 148
Medals Historic s of The , a limited edition set c 1965, 10 white metal and enamel badges in case with booklet numbered 873.

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