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Auction 26 - Friday, March 12, 2021

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1 AUSTRALIA QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL 1899 - 1902, impressed to 1899 GR: J.GLEESON, N.S.W ART, 2nd type rev, MYB 150, silver, with ribbon. AU $180.00
2 GB WWI ACCUMULATION (11), 1914 - 15 Star, British War Medal 1914 - 20 & Victory Medal Group (3), 11 PTE.G.D.HORSBURGH. R.A.M.C., bronze, silver, bronze, with ribbon; British War Medal 1914 - 20 & Victory Medal Pair (2), impressed to 79135 PTE.J.WALKER. M.G.C., silver & bronze, with ribbon, dark toning; 1914 Star, impressed to 9295 PTE E.R.BATTY. 2/W.YORK:R., bronze, with ribbon; British War Medal 1914 - 20, impressed to 11398 PTE.A.HARPER. YORKS.L.I., killed in action 28 September 1915, buried at the Ypres Reservoir Cemetery Belgium, silver, with ribbon, dark even tone; British War Medal 1914 - 20, impressed to 11702 PTE.G.EVANS. S.GDS., wounded 28 November 1915, silver, with ribbon; Mercantile Marine War Medal, impressed to FRANK KIERAN, MYB 169, bronze, with ribbon; Victory Medal, impressed to S-2908 SJT.P.MC EACHRAN. SEA.HIGHRS., bronze, with ribbon; & Victory Medal, impressed to 3162 PTE.R.GRAHAM. A. & S.H., bronze, without ring & with ribbon. All with further research available. F - gVF $550.00
3 GB WWI GROUP (3), 1914 Star, impressed to 51374 GNR:E.EWING. R.H.A., with copy "Mons" clasp, MYB 166, bronze, with ribbon & British War Medal 1914 - 20 & Victory Medal, impressed to 51374 CPL.E.EWING. R.A., MYB 168 & 170, silver & bronze, with ribbon. Ernest Ewing (1891 - ?), born in Co Donegal, Ireland, joined the Royal Horse Artillery in July 1908, was listed as a gunner in the U Battery of the Royal Horse Artillery in Dilkusha, Lucknow, India, in the 1911 census and enlisted as a gunner with the Royal Horse Artillery in 1914. Gunner Ewing was wounded on 25 February 1915 and so was entitled to wear a "wound stripe". VF - gVF $180.00
4 GB WWI GROUP (3), British War Medal 1914 - 20 & Victory Medal, impressed to 153975 PTE.S.R.WARBURTON. M.G.C., MYB 168 & 170, silver & bronze, with ribbon & British Red Cross Society & St Andrew's Ambulance Corps Voluntary Medical Service Medal, impressed to SYDNEY RICHARD WARBURTON, with Geneva Cross service clasp, MYB 266, silver, with ribbon. Sydney Richard Warburton (1899 - 1973), born in Kimbolton, Herefordshire, enlisted with the Machine Gun Corps. He was wounded on 24 August 1918. gF - EF $120.00
5 GB OBE (2), Military Breast Badge, Type II, MYB 16, silver gilt, wear to gilding, scratch on rev, otherwise EF; & Civil Breast Badge, Type I, MYB 16, silver gilt, wear to gilding, gVF. gVF - EF $320.00
6 NEW ZEALAND MEDAL 1861 - 1866, impressed to T. DAVIE. 3RD. WAIKATO, REGT, MYB 123, silver, with ribbon. EF $700.00
7 NEW ZEALAND MEDAL 1861 - 1866, naming removed, MYB 123, silver, with ribbon. gVF $200.00
8 NZ QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL 1899 - 1902, impressed to 9377 PTE J. COX. 2ND REGT 10TH N.Z. CONT:, 3rd type rev, MYB 150, silver, with ribbon. John Cox (1881 - 1917), born in Papakaio near Oamaru, enlisted for the Boer War in April 1902 and served with the 2nd Regiment 10th NZ Contingent. He enlisted again for service in WWI in October 1916 and went to France with the 1st Battalion of the Auckland Regiment (Service no 29671). He was buried anonymously by the 3rd Escalon of the 2nd ANZAC Corp and he was declared to have been killed in action on the 4 October 1917 in Belgium. aEF $220.00
9 NZ WWI GROUP (3), 1914 - 15 Star, British War Medal 1914 - 20 & Victory Medal, impressed to 4/381 SJT H.M.BURT. N.Z.E.F., MYB 167, 168 & 170, bronze, silver & bronze, with ribbon. Mounted. Henry Milne Burt (1891 - 1958), born in Edinburgh, Scotland, was a carpenter upon enlistment with the NZ Engineers No 3 Field Company in August 1914. He embarked for Gallipoli on the 9th May 1915 and was admitted to hospital sick on 25 Aug 1915, but returned to his unit four days later. He was admitted again sick on the 6 Sept 1915 with influenza and enteritis. He was promoted to Corporal on 2 March 1916 and to Sergeant on 28 Oct 1917. He was wounded in action with gunshot wounds to the abdomen and shoulder in France on 11 May 1918. gVF - EF $300.00
10 NZ WWI GROUP (3), 1914 - 15 Star, impressed to 2/363 DVR. F.G.SINCLAIR. N.Z.E.F., MYB 167, bronze, with ribbon & British War Medal 1914 - 20 & Victory Medal, impressed to 2/363 GNR. F.G.SINCLAIR. N.Z.E.F., MYB 168 & 170. silver & bronze, with ribbon. Frederick George Sinclair (1894 - 1918), born in Dunedin, was a lino operator with the Otago Daily Times upon enlistment with the 1st Battery 1st Brigade of the NZ Field Artillery in September 1914. The 1st Brigade landed at Anzac Cove over 25 & 26 April 1915. He returned to Egypt in January 1916 and went to the Western Front in April 1916 where his unit was involved in action at Messines and Passchendaele. He died of wounds following action on 9 January 1918. EF - AU $300.00
11 NZ WWI British War Medal 1914 - 20, impressed to 4/1920 SPR.W.H.EVANS. N.Z.E.F., MYB 168, silver, without suspension & ribbon, dark even tone. William Henry Evans (1883 - 1956), born in Christchurch, was a carpenter upon enlistment with the NZ Engineers No 3 Field Company in November 1915. He embarked for France on the 13th April 1916 and was gassed on the 1st September 1916. He also served in Lyttleton in WW2 with the Z Coy National Reserves from 1940 to 1948 (Service no 3/17/40). gVF $70.00
12 NZ WWI (2), British War Medal 1914 - 20 & Victory Medal, impressed to 29884 PTE.H.W.TUDOR. N.Z.E.F., MYB 168 & 170, silver & bronze, with ribbon, with toning. Henry Walter Tudor (1882 - 1962), born in Dunedin, was a range fitter upon enlistment with the 18th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Regiment D Company in June 1916. He embarked to England in October 1916 and then left for France in February 1917. He joined the 1st Battalion Otago Regiment 10th Company on the 3rd June 1917. He was wounded in action at the Battle of Messines on 7th June 1917 with a gunshot wound to the hand which resulted in the amputation of his index finger. He was discharged in 1918. VF $150.00
13 NZ MILITARY MEDAL Western Front, GV Uncrowned, impressed to 13595 CPL P.HENRY. I/OTAGO. R., MYB 55, silver, with ribbon. Philip Henry (1895 - 1955), born in Shorecliffe, England, was a civil servant in the Government Printing Office upon enlistment, but had been a volunteer with the NZ Engineers. He was awarded the Military Medal, Gazette 31227, 11/03/1919 "For conspicuous gallantry and continuous good work during the recent operations from 14th August to 7th September, 1918 in the Puisieux and Bapaume Area. On many occasions when owing to heavy enemy artillery fire telephone lines were out Corporal Henry, as linesman, went forward and repaired the wires. At Puisieux, on the morning of 14th August and in front of Metz en Couture on 7th September, this NCO with another Corporal went out through a barrage and at great personal risk repaired the lines, thus re-establishing communication at a vital period. Throughout the operations Corporal Henry displayed the greatest gallantry and devotion to duty setting a splendid example to his subordinates.". Ex NZ Coin & Medal Co Ltd. gVF $460.00
14 NZ WWI ACCUMULATION (18), British War Medal 1914 - 20 & Victory Medal Pair (2), impressed to 60916 PTE.T.J.DORAN. N.Z.E.F., silver & bronze, with ribbon; British War Medal 1914 - 20 & Victory Medal Pair (2), impressed to 72252 PTE.R.G.LITTLE. N.Z.E.F., silver & bronze, with ribbon; 1914 - 15 Star (2), impressed to 9/1373 SJT W.F.WHITE. N.Z.E.F. & engraved to 12/1016 PTE.P.O'LEARY N.Z.E.F., both bronze, one with ribbon; British War Medal 1914 - 20 (10), impressed to 36982 PTE.J.KEATING. N.Z.E.F., 8/2844 PTE.J.BELESKY. N.Z.E.F., 20986 PTE.T.E.CRITCHFIELD. N.Z.E.F. with broken suspension, 10/3700 PTE.F.PEAPELLS. N.Z.E.F., 46747 RFLM.F.M.MARDLING. N.Z.E.F., 42488 SJT.T.M.FAIRLEY. N.Z.E.F., 7/951 PTE.W.H.DRAIN. N.Z.E.F., 11165 CPL.J.V.CRITCHFIELD. N.Z.E.F., 78631 RFLM.F.H.MILLS. N.Z.E.F. & 53990 RFLM.G.M.SPARKE. N.Z.E.F., all silver, with ribbon, most with toning; & Victory Medal (2), impressed to 72184 RFLM.W.B.MILLS. N.Z.E.F. & 8/986 LIEUT.A.WOOD. N.Z.E.F., bronze, with ribbon. All with research available. F - AU $900.00
15 NZ MILITARY MEDAL Operations West of Bapaume, GV Uncrowned, impressed to 6-4108 PTE J.W.J.MCLEELY. I/CANTERBURY: R., MYB 55, silver, with ribbon. John William Joseph McLeely (1883 - 1939), born in Queenstown, was a labourer in the Public Works Department upon enlistment with the 10th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion C Company in November 1915. He served in both Egypt and the Western Front, where he fought at the Somme and Messines, returning to NZ in 1919 and discharged in 1920. He was disciplined twice for minor offenses while on active duty. He was awarded the Military Medal for acts of gallantry in the field on the 15th September 1918. "Operations West of Bapaume 25th August 1918. For gallant conduct and devotion to duty. After gaining the objective this soldier showed great determination and fearlessness in carrying the wounded back under heavy shell fire. He worked continuously for over twenty hours, during which time he also removed wounded from other units, and who had been lying out 48 hours. His work during the operations showed very high devotion to duty.". Ex S/H Shop Dunedin. aEF $400.00
16 NZ WWI PAIR (2), British War Medal 1914 - 20 & Victory Medal, impressed to 44775 PTE.C.E.PRATT. N.Z.E.F., MYB 168 & 170, silver & bronze, with ribbon. Charles Edward Pratt (1890 - 1918), born in Dunedin, had 5 years experience with engineers and was a clicker (shoe maker) upon enlistment with the 1st Battalion Auckland Regiment in November 1916. He left for France in July 1917 and was killed in action at Somme on 26 or 27 March 1918. EF $100.00
17 NZ WWI WOUNDED IN ACTION MEDALS (8), Group (3), 1914 - 15 Star, impressed to 2/1187A GNR.J.G.BARNES. N.Z.E.F., bronze, with ribbon & British War Medal 1914 - 20 & Victory Medal, impressed to 2/1187A PTE.J.G.BARNES. N.Z.E.F., 2nd Otago Infantry Battalion & NZ Field Artillery, wounded in foot, leg and thigh 28 September 1916, silver & bronze, with ribbon, with toning; 1914 - 15 Star & Victory Medal Pair (2), impressed to 23/932 SJT.W.L.TAYLOR. N.Z.E.F., 1st Battalion NZ Rifle Brigade, wounded in action on 19 Sept 1916 France, bronze, with ribbon, with toning; British War Medal 1914 - 20 (2), impressed to 74625 PTE.J.HASTIE. N.Z.E.F., 2nd Battalion Otago Regiment 4th Company, wounded in action with a gunshot wound 5 November 1918, silver, with ribbon; & 8/3387 PTE.G.V.ROBERTSON. N.Z.E.F., 2nd Battalion Canterbury Regiment, wounded in action 21 September 1916 France, silver, without suspension & with ribbon, dark even tone; & Victory Medal, impressed to 27326 PTE.C [Name Removed] N.Z.E.F., [based on service number] 2nd Battalion Canterbury Regiment, Battle of Messines 7th June 1917, bronze, without suspension ring & with ribbon. Further research available. F - EF $500.00
18 WWII NEW ZEALAND MEMORIAL CROSS, GVI, impressed to 18766 PTE.D.H.PAUL, MYB 191A, silver, with a small piece of ribbon, toning both sides. Douglas Haig Paul (1919 - 1943), was a porter with the NZ Railways in Balclutha upon enlistment serving as a Private with the 26th Infantry Battalion. He died of wounds received from shrapnel on the 25th Dec 1943 and is buried in the Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy. Ex Broadway Traders 1967. gVF $200.00
19 WWII NEW ZEALAND MEMORIAL CROSS, GVI, with name partly obliterated, MYB 191A, silver, with a small piece of ribbon. gVF $120.00
20 NZ ANZAC COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL 1967 Specimen, MYB356, MP1967/6, bronze, 76x50mm, rare Chunuk Bair example named to G F McNeish, uncle of Sir James McNeish, cased. Sergeant George Francis (Jack) McNeish, Telegraph Operator, Auckland Mounted Rifles, was killed on 8 August 1915 in the assault on Chunk Bair and is commemorated on the Chunk Bair memorial. Additional research available. UNC $300.00