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BRITISH WAR MEDAL to ACTING QUARTER MASTER SERGEANT, 2nd BN A.I.F. [Wounded]

6370 A/QMS D.G.GRANGE 2 BN A.I.F.

Born Enmore, Sydney, NSW circa 1888.

Attested 15/9/15.
Embarked for UK 9/9/16.
To France 3/5/17.
Wounded in Action F&F 19/9/17.
Invalided back to Australia on H.T.Shropshire 16/5/19

Note: 35 Pages of his AIF Service Papers are available online, see: https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/DetailsReports/ItemDetail.aspx?Barcode=4671076&isAv=N

With supporting documentation.

Condition: NEF

Code: 52390Price: 70.00 GBP


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1914/15 STAR to the 93rd BURMA INFANTRY

No.3042 SEPOY GHULAM HUSSAIN 93/BURMA INFY

Note: This regiment sailed for Egypt in November 1914, where it was deployed to defend the Suez Canal against the Turks. In September 1915 they left for France and over the next three months, served in the trenches of the Western Front.

Early in 1916, the regiment arrived in Mesopotamia, where they were engaged in fierce fighting on the Tigris Front during British efforts to relieve the besieged garrison of Kut al Amara. The regiment took part in the Battles of Dujaila Redoubt, Beit Aissa, Khudaira Bend & Jebel Hamrin. It fought with great gallantry and suffered heavy losses in this long and bloody campaign.

In 1918, the 93rd Burma Infantry proceeded to Palestine and took part in the Battle of Megiddo, which led to the annihilation of Turkish Army in Palestine.

During WW1, the 93rd Burma Infantry suffered 1157 casualties including 235 killed and received a large number of gallantry awards for their outstanding performance in the war.

With supporting documentation. 

Condition: VF+

Code: 52391Price: 30.00 GBP


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VICTORY MEDAL to 126th BALUCHISTAN INFANTRY [Low Number]

21 NK KHUDA BUX 126 BAL INFY

Note: On the outbreak of the First World War, the 126th Baluchistan Infantry was sent to Aden, where it remained during the war except for brief stays in Egypt in 1915 and Mesopotamia in 1917.

With supporting documentation. 

Condition: Faint file marks on number & rank, otherwise GVF

Code: 52389Price: 25.00 GBP


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VICTORY MEDAL to the 62nd PUNJABIS

2296 SEPOY FAKIR KHAN 62 PJBIS

Note: During the First World War, the 62nd Punjabis were sent to Egypt as part of the 10th Indian Division to protect the Suez Canal. The regiment played a major role in repulsing the Turkish offensive of 1915. After operating in the British colony of Aden later that year, they arrived in Mesopotamia on 31/12/15. Here, they were engaged in fierce fighting on the Tigris Front, as the British made desperate efforts to raise the Siege of Kut al Amara, and later, during the British advance northwards. The regiment took part in the Battles of Hanna, Dujaila Redoubt and the Hai Salient.

After serving on the Persian frontier for the rest of the war, the regiment returned to India in 1920. It suffered a total of 840 casualties during the war.

Captain Claude Auchinleck, later Field Marshal and the last Commander-in-Chief of the British Indian Army, served with the 62nd Punjabis in Egypt and Mesopotamia.

With supporting documentation. 

Condition: Lightly polished VF

Code: 52392Price: 20.00 GBP


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VICTORY MEDAL to 1st SAPPERS & MINERS

2163 SPR MOHD DIN 1 S&M

Note: 1st King George V's Own Bengal Sappers and Miners; in WW1, this unit earned the following Battle Honours: La Bassée 1914, Festubert 1914-15, Givenchy 1914, Neuve Chapelle, Aubers, Loos, France and Flanders 1914–15, Megiddo, Sharon, Damascus, Palestine 1918, Aden, Kut al Amara 1915-17, Ctesiphon, Defence of Kut al Amara, Tigris 1916, Baghdad, Khan Baghdadi, Sharqat, Mesopotamia 1915–18, Persia 1918, North West Frontier India 1915-16-17, Baluchistan 1918 & Afghanistan 1919.

With supporting documentation. 

Condition: GVF

Code: 52388Price: 20.00 GBP


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VICTORY MEDAL to the 35th INDIAN MULE CORPS [Low Number]

754 NK SHEORA 35 MULE CPS

Note: Each Indian Mule Corps was commanded by a British officer and was divided into 2 subdivisions, each in charge of a warrant officer. The Mule Corps served in various theatres of war during WW1, including France, Gallipoli, Egypt & Mesopotamia.

With supporting documentation. 

Condition: Lacquered GVF

Code: 52386Price: 30.00 GBP


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VICTORY MEDAL to 104th 'WELLESLEY'S RIFLES'

3471 RFMN ALI GAUHAR 104 RFLS

Note: During the Mesopotamia Campaign the 104th Wellesley's Rifles were part of the 6th (Poona) Division. After a string of early successes, particularly during the Battle of Es Sinn, the 6th Division was defeated at the Battle of Ctesiphon in November 1915. Following this engagement, the division withdrew to Kut and the Siege of Kut began, but after a lengthy siege all they surrendered in April 1916.

With supporting documentation. 

Condition: Number & rank lightly scratched but still legible. Small stains spot & edge knick, VF

Code: 52394Price: 16.50 GBP


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1914 STAR to 7th DRAGOON GUARDS, later AVC (DIED 1916)

6212 PTE C.W.E.MASON 7/D.GDS

To France 20/8/14 with 7th Dragoon Guards.
DIED HOME 3/7/16 whilst serving as R/535 Sergeant, Army Veterinary Corps and is buried in Crowborough Burial Ground, East Sussex.

His MIC shows that his British War Medal & Victory Medal were returned in accordance with King's Regulation 1743 ('Medals which, at the end of 10 years, still remain unclaimed, will be sent to the Deputy Director of Ordnance Stores, Royal Dockyard, Woolwich to be broken up.')

With supporting documentation.

Condition: NEF

Code: 52380Price: 110.00 GBP


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VICTORY MEDAL to 2nd RIFLE BRIGADE (KIA 1915)

2902 CPL F.JOHNSON RIF.BRIG.

Born Hardingstone, Northants.

To France 5/12/14 & served with 2nd Battn.
KIA F&F 9/5/15 during the 2nd Battle of Ypres & is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial.

With supporting documentation.

Condition: NEF

Code: 52374Price: 32.00 GBP


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1914/15 STAR to a 'PIFFER'

No.3229 SEPOY AHMED KHAN 52/SIKHS.F.F.

One of the famous Punjab Frontier Force or 'Piffers'.

Note: During First World War, the 52nd SIKHS FRONTIER FORCE joined the 18th Indian Division in Mesopotamia in 1917 and fought in the Battle of Sharqat. It moved to Kurdistan in 1919 and took part in suppressing the Iraqi Revolt of 1920.

With supporting documentation.

Condition: Contacted AVF

Code: 52365Price: 30.00 GBP

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