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1914 Star Trio to Gunner John Percy Matthews, R.G.A. (Entitled to a clasp)


Group of 3:

1914 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal

Named to: 30102 Gunner J. P. Matthews, Royal Garrison Artillery.

A full copy of John Percy Matthew’s papers are with the medals and show that he came from Liverpool and that he was an “Organ Builder” by trade.
It also shows that he was wounded three times.
1) 22 July 1916.
2) By Gas 27 May 1918.
3) Multiple Gun Shot wounds 1 June 1918

The recipient’s Medal Index Card shows entry into France on the 23 September 1914 and is entitled to a clasp for the 1914 Star.

A copy clasp is included.

Condition: Good V.F.

Code: 14474Price: 125.00 GBP

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WW2 medals and R.N. group of 7 to: KX.95468 K. Davy, P.O.S.M., H.M.S. ‘Eagle’.


Group of 7:

1939-45 Star
Atlantic Star
Africa Star
Burma Star
Italy Star
1939-45 War Medal,
Royal Naval Long Service & Good Conduct Medal EIIR

Only the last medal is named.
Named to: KX.95468 K. Davy, P.O.S.M., H.M.S. ‘Eagle’.

Condition Good V.F. ‘Wear’ generated edge marks & some surface polishing to Long Service Medal.

Code: 14471Price: 150.00 GBP

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Victory Medal. Pte. Arthur Charles Richard Skinner, Dorset Regt., Discharged & entitled to a S.W.B.



Victory Medal

Named to: 31542 Private A. C. R. Skinner, Dorset Regt.

Arthur Charles Richard Skinner enlisted 3 Jan 1917. His Medal Index Card shows he was also entitled to a British War Medal. It also shows that he later served in the K.R.R.C.
He was discharged from the 5th Btn. K.R.R.C. with wounds on 11 October 1918.

Condition: Good V.F. but with some surface marks to obverse face.

Code: 14465Price: 17.00 GBP

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Victory Medal, Pte. Arthur Greeves, 1 (City of London) Regt.



Victory Medal

Named to: 4696 Private A. Greeves, 1st London Regiment.

Arthur Greeves’s Medal Index Card shows he was also entitled to a British War Medal .

Condition: Good V.F.

Code: 14461Price: 16.00 GBP

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Crimea Medal, ‘Sebastopol’, 34th Regt. & India Mutiny Medal, ‘Central India’, Royal Engineers to Two Brothers from Newarke, Leicester. 1 known Casualty.

2 Single Medals to Brothers:
Crimea Medal, 1 clasp, ‘Sebastopol’
Regimentally Impressed.
Named to: 4171 John Bigley, 34th Regt.
Casualty. Died during Mutiny in India 1858.

India Mutiny Medal, 1 clasp, ‘Central India’
Officially Impressed.
Named to: Sapper Chas. Bigley, Royal Engrs.

Charles Bigley served with the 21st Company Royal Engineers during the Mutiny in India.

His brother John was a private serving as 4171 Private Biggley, John Enlisted Leicester Militia 14 March 1855 Aged 18.
Also "Bigley". b. St. Mary, Leicester. Died at Jounpore, 14 May 1858.

The 34th Regiment of Foot saw action at the Siege of Sebastopol in winter 1854 during the Crimean War. It went on to serve at the Siege of Cawnpore in June 1857 and the Siege of Lucknow in autumn 1857 during the Indian Mutiny.

Condition: Crimea Medal: V.F. Some scuff marks to obverse, reverse & rim.
India Mutiny Medal: E.F.

Both Medals are beautifully dark toned.

Code: 14456Price: 595.00 GBP

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I.S.M. Geo.VI, to a Woman, Maud Nichols, Supervisor P.O. Leeds.



Imperial Service Medal, Geo. VI, Crowned Head

Named to: Maud Nichols.

Announced in the London Gazette of 9 May 1941, “Nichols, Maud, Supervisor, Post Office, Leeds”.

Other copied material shows she was born 12 April at, 25 Chestnut Avenue, Leeds. Extract from the London Gazette of 14 September 1897 shows she was appointed Sorting Clerk and Telegraphist (Learner.)

Condition: Good V.F. in card box of issue.

Code: 14453Price: 30.00 GBP

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Miniature of Italy (Parma), Order of Constantine & St. George.




State of Parma, miniature of the Order of Constantine & St. George

Unnamed as issued.

Condition: Near E.F.

Code: 14452Price: 20.00 GBP

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A Scarce G.S.M. ‘Palestine 1945-48’. to a Woman. Pte. E. Falkner, A.T.S.



General Service Medal, 1918-1962, GVI, 1 clasp, ‘Palestine 1945-48’

Named to: W/330920 Private E. Falkner, Auxiliary Territorial Service.

Complete with original named card box of issued.

With copy of Medal Roll entry.

Condition: Good V.F. with 1 small edge knock.

Code: 14450Price: 140.00 GBP

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I.S.M. Geo.VI, James Sinden, a Postman, from Ashford.



Imperial Service Medal, Geo. VI crowned head.

Named to: James Sinden.

Announced in the London Gazette of 11 January1946:
“Sinden, James Postman, Tenterden Sub-Office, Ashford”.

Condition: E.F. in card box of issue.

Code: 14449Price: 25.00 GBP

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A rare & unusual Group 5, to Henry William Courtman, Sutton & Carshalton Volunteer Fire Brigade.


Group of 5:

Named to: H. W. Courtman, Sutton and Carshalton Volunteer Fire Brigade.

1) National Fire Brigade Union Bronze Medal with top ribbon bar with two
additional 5 Year bars.
Reverse named to: H. W. COURTMAN
The rim dated: 1903

2) Surrey Fire Brigade Association, Star shaped silver medal (Hallmarked) With top ribbon bar for 10 years and 2 additional bars for 5 years service and one blank bar, in an original fitted case.

3) 1887 Jubilee Medal, ”F.B.A. Windsor” with top bar engraved “C.V.F.B.” Carshalton Volunteer Fire Brigade.

The following two are Silver Prize Medals.

4) 2nd Prize 6 men open to all England.

5) Sutton, Open to all England, 4 Men Drill, First Prize, dated 1892 on reverse.

Henry William Courtman was born 7 Sep 1877. He was a Farrier & later Cartage Contractor by profession & lived in the area served by these Volunteer Fire Brigades until his death in 1966 aged 89.

Condition: Good V.F.

Code: 14444Price: 495.00 GBP

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