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1914 TRIO with ORIGINAL 'AUG-NOV 1914' CLASP & MID OAKLEAF (etc) to the RAMC

2276 PTE D.TORRANCE RAMC (on 1914 Star)
2276 A.SJT D.TORRANCE RAMC (on pair)

Donald Torrance.

To France 15/8/14 with 7th General Hospital.
MID LG 25/5/18 by Field Marshall Haig.

With 2 original OHMS Registered envelopes, one addressed to recipient at Somercotes, Alfreton, Derby (franked 13/5/22) the other to High St, S.Normanton, Derbyshire (franked 19/7/30).

Also with original sepia RAMC Group Photo ('No.194') in which Sjt Torrance is identified by an "X".

Condition: "A.SJT" on pair partially erased and changed to "S.SJT". Mounted as worn, with original 'Aug-Nov 1914' Clasp & 2 Rosettes, on long, original silk ribbons, GVF

Code: 52531Price: 240.00 GBP


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BWM & VICTORY MEDAL to 18th LONDON REGT ('LONDON IRISH RIFLES')

596035 PTE H.J.G.A.LUCY 18-LOND.R

Harry John George Arthur Lucy was born in West Ham in 11/6/99.

To France 5/4/18 as a boy of 18, sent out during the German Spring Offensive emergency.
Served with the 1/18th 'LONDON IRISH' until the Armistice on 11/11/18.

In 1939 he was a Postman working at the GPO Eastern Central Delivery Office & living at 103 Goldsmith Avenue, East Ham, Essex.

Died 1973 in the City of London.

With supporting documentation.

Condition: With old silk ribbons, NEF

Code: 52525Price: 65.00 GBP


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1914 TRIO & MEMORIAL PLAQUE to 2nd DEVON REGT (KIA 1916)

8402 PTE W.J.WALSH 2/DEVON R. (on 1914 Star)
8402 PTE W.J.WALSH DEVON R. (on pair)
WILLIAM JOSEPH WALSH (on plaque)

Born, lived & enlisted in Plymouth.

To France 6/11/14.
KIA F&F 6/10/16 & is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France.

With supporting documentation.

Condition: NEF/EF

Code: 52504Price: 425.00 GBP


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1914 TRIO with ORIGINAL 'AUG-NOV 1914' CLASP to 2nd SUFFOLK REGT (KIA 1914)

6788 PTE C.PRYKE 2/SUFF.R (on 1914 Star)
6788 PTE C.PRYKE SUFF.R (on pair)

Charles Pryke, born Bildeston, Suffolk.

To France 23/8/14 & his entitlement to the 'Aug-Nov 1914' Clasp is confirmed.
KIA F&F 30/10/14 near Neuve Chapelle & is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, France.

With supporting documentation.

Condition: NEF

Code: 52501Price: 395.00 GBP


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1914 TRIO to 2nd SOUTH LANCASHIRE REGT with 3 Letters of Condolence/Bestowal (KIA 1915)

9114 DMR C.H.RANDALL 2/S.LAN.R. (on 1914 Star)
9114 PTE C.H.RANDELL S.LAN.R. (on pair; note spelling)

Born Lambeth, Surrey.

To France 14/8/14 as a Drummer & is entitled to the 'Aug-Nov 1914' Clasp.

The battalion landed with 27 Officers & 980 other ranks. It went into action at Frameries on 24/8/14 and, with 2nd Lincolns, held the complete German 6th Division (III Corps) for 4 hours. Five days later the 2nd South Lancs mustered 14 Officers & 405 Other Ranks.

During the First Battle of Ypres, despite reinforcements, their strength fell further & by 17/11/14 the survivors were commanded by the M.O. - their only remaining officer.

KIA F&F 25/9/15 & is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres.

With 3 original Record Office transmittal forms, 2 of which are addressed to a Mrs C.L.Gott.

With supporting documentation.

Condition: Letters slightly foxed. Medals EF

Code: 52497Price: 350.00 GBP


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1914 TRIO to 2nd ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS

9470 PTE G.SHAW 2/A.&S.HIGHRS (on 1914 Star)
9470 PTE G.W.SHAW A.&S.H. (on pair)

Born Richmond, Canada circa 1882.

Served with the Grenadier Guards during the Boer War & was entitled to a QSA & KSA.

To France 10/8/14 & is entitled to the 'Aug-Nov 1914' Clasp.

Suffered from 'Delusional Insanity' 9/1/15 & was admitted to hospital with Neurasthenia.

With 6 pages of his Soldiers Papers (some 100 pages are available online).

With supporting documentation.

Condition: GVF

Code: 52494Price: 220.00 GBP


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1914/15 TRIO to a WESSEX DIVISIONAL ENGINEERS OFFICER

1312 Q.M.SJT D.S.WOOD RAMC (on star)
2.LIEUT D.S.WOOD (on pair)

To Egypt 25/4/15 with RAMC.

Commissioned into RE 28/7/17 & served with Wessex Divisional Engineers.

Medals sent c/o Dr Harcourt, Dundallan, Gravelly Hill, Birmingham in 1926.

With supporting documentation.

Condition: GVF

Code: 52472Price: 160.00 GBP


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1914/15 TRIO to a 6th SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY OFFICER (KIA LOOS 1915)

2.LIEUT C.E.C.TALBOT SOM.L.I. (on star)
2.LIEUT C.E.C.TALBOT (on pair)

Claude Eustace Chetwynd Talbot.

Born 24/12/1893 at the Rectory, Downside, Bath, the son of Reverend Percival Burney Talbot Le Bas & lived 'The Towers', Bath.

Educated at St Edwards School, Bath, then at Haileybury College & at Clare College, Cambridge University.

Joined the 19th 'Public Schools' Battn, ROYAL FUSILIERS.
Commissioned 13/11/14 into 6th SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY.
To France 12/7/15

KIA F&F 25/9/15 on the First Day of the Battle of Loos, during a diversionary attack at at Bellewaerde & is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres.

With 12pp Officers Papers, 1901 Census, LG Promotions etc.

Note 1: See < www.hertsatwar.co.uk/haileybury_college_su_u >
Note 2: See < www.haileybury.com/honour/ >

Condition: Toned EF

Code: 52469Price: 500.00 GBP


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1914/15 TRIO to a 10th RIFLE BRIGADE OFFICER

2288 PTE P.J.RANDALL 1st LOND.R (on star)
2.LIEUT P.J.RANDALL (on pair)

Percy John Randall, born Hanwell, Middlesex 1893.
Lived St.Clair, Montem Lane, Slough, Bucks.
Worked pre-war as a Railway Accountant.

Attested 2/9/14.
To Egypt 30/8/15 with 2/1st LONDON REGT.
Landed at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli 17/9/15.
Invalided to England 25/11/15.

Commissioned from No.8 OCB 25/10/16 into 21st LOND.R.
To France & attached to 10th RIFLE BRIGADE.
Invalided back to Blighty 11/5/17.

With 20pp of A3 Officers Papers (Ref: WO 374/56172) plus supporting documentation.

Condition: GVF/NEF

Code: 52467Price: 175.00 GBP


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1914/15 TRIO to a 'SHINY SEVENTH' LONDON REGT OFFICER

2.LIEUT E.W.C.LONNEN 7th LOND.R (on star)
2.LIEUT E.W.C.LONNEN (on pair)

Edward William Charles Lonnen, born Fordingbridge, Hants 1896.

Commissioned 4/7/15 & remained with the 7th LOND.R.
To France 26/11/15
Promoted Lieut 20/9/16 & then A.Capt 31/5/18.

Post-war address was 14 Canal, Salisbury.
Died at Gipping, Suffolk 1975.

With supporting documentation.

Condition: Toned NEF

Code: 52463Price: 200.00 GBP

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