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5053
Australians Awarded. A Comprehensive Reference for Military & Civilian Awards. Decorations & Medals to Australians since 1772 by Clive Johnson 2nd Edition 750pgs 2014. RRP $85. New.
 SOLD at A$40
5054
Australia: 1939-45 Member of the Order of the British Empire, Militia Captain's, 55/53rd Infantry Bn group of 7: MBE, Type II, Mil; 1939-45 Africa & Pacific Stars; Defence; War; Australia Service Medals. Last two impressed officially: 'NX12447 A C Pepper'. Arthur Ecil Pepper, born Coogee, NSW, 1921. Newington College & Service Cadets with 55/53 Bn Marrickville. Lieut 1940 AIF 23/5/1940 to 55/53 Bn as Lieut to Middle East 3/8/1940 to 2/3rd Infantry Bn & Ops Mersah Matruh to Greece, evacuated 26/4/1941. To Syria & HQ 16 Bde as Liaison Off. Aide De Campe to GOC, Ceylon 24/3/1942. To Australia 4/8/1942. To New Guinea & Ops as Captain with HQ 6 Div Gona/Sanananda later Ops. Wewak. Disch 31/101945. Captain Sydney Univ Regt, CMF. 1/5/1948, Major 1951. To Royal Australia Armoured Corps, 6NSW, MR 1955. Retired 1964. Medals awarded 1951. All on original ribbons & mounted on original bar as worn. (P)
 SOLD at A$1000
5055
Australia: 1914-18 Military Cross for Morlancourt & pair, 34th Bn AIF. MC, GvR, engraved (contemporary chisel-cut): 'Lt. T. B. Norman, Morlancourt, May 1918'; British War & Victory impressed officially: 'Lieut. T. B. Norman, AIF.' Thomas Brown Norman, born Dunedin, NZ., resident Mosman, NSW. Enl 1/09/1915. To UK as Sergeant with 'A' Company, 34th Bn 2/05/1916. Ops France & Flanders from July 1916. CSM 26/06/1917, Lieutenant 18/11/1917. Awarded MC for Gallantry at Morlancourt 5/05/1918 vide Commonwealth Gazette 4/02/1919 : 'For conspicuous gallantry & devotion to duty. He led his Platoon successfully to his objective with great dash & courage, and, when the enemy later gained a footing in the trench, he drove them out & re-established the position. He set a fine example to his men' (Source Comm. Gaz no15, 4/02/1919). Norman is mentioned for this action in Bean's Official History Vol. VI, pg 82. RtA 26/07/1910 & to Reserve of Officers, 2 MD 1/01/1920. Together with his original typewritten & personally signed congratulatory letter (27/05/1918) from General Birdwood & original notification of award LG listing from Victoria Barracks, Melbourne 1919. On original ribbons. gVF also with brief research notes. (P)
 SOLD at A$5000
5056
Australia: 1947 Air Force Cross (AFC) to Pilot of Dakota Aircraft, Flying Officer (later Fl Lieut) E.T.W. HOLT, RAAF. Tasked with the transportation of the Prime Minister, Cabinet Officials & high ranking Military Officers throughout Australia & the SW Pacific area. AFC, GVIR, in its original box of issue. Reverse engraved officially: '1947'. Together with his unnamed as issued 1939-45 & Pacific Stars. Also included is the original, addressed box of issue for the latter & his original 1949 dated medal entitlement slip listing these & his AFC. Flight Lieutenant Eric Thomas Wallis Holt, born 1913, Alpha, Qld. Enl RAAF 17/8/41. Sgt Pilot 1942. W/OFF & Ops with 36 Sqn 1943/44. F/Off 1/11/44. To 1st Communication Unit 13/6/45. Morotai, Borneo, Lae etc from June 1945 to Mar 1946. Disch 6/6/46. AFC - awarded per London Gazette 12/6/47, p.2604 for Operations in 1945: 'HOLT, Eric Thomas Wallace, Flight Lieutenant (413384), 1 Communication Unit RAAF. Flight Lieutenant Holt has been Captain of a Dakota aircraft engaged in the transportation of very important persons & has completed 300 flying hours flying on these duties since June 1945. His aircraft has carried many Cabinet Ministers & high ranking army officers on important missions. Flight Lieutenant Hold has invariably displayed the utmost energy & efficiency on such flights & his manner & example have been an inspiration to his crew. During the Christmas period in 1945, he flew the Prime Minister of Australia on a tour of the Northern islands & during this time, showed a sense of responsibility which averted a possible serious accident. Flight Lieutenant Holt has completed a very large total of flying hours with the Royal Australian Air Force, 1700 of which have been in operational areas in difficult & hazardous circumstances. (LG 12/6/1947 p 2604). Also entitled 1939-45 War & Australia Service Medals. EF. Extremely scarce especially so with the Prime Minister & VIP Pilot connection. Only 146 AFC's awarded to RAAF 1939-50 (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$4000
5057
Australia: 1914-18 Wounded In Action, Harbonnieres, trio to 56th Bn. 1914-15 Star impressed officially: '3539 PTE. N. HALTON, 4/BN. AIF.', 1914-18 British War & Victory medals: '3539 CPL. N.HALTON, 4 BN. AIF.' Norman Halton, born Sydney, 1894, enl 16/8/1915, 11th Reo's to 4th, Inf. Bn. Egypt 30/11/15 inc Ferry post-transferred to 56 Bn, 16/2/16, to France June 1916, OP's Fromelles, Warlencourt, Flers & Guedecourt, Lance Corporal 27/12/16, Corporal 17/4/17, then OP's Bapaume, Beaumete, Morchies, Bullecourt, Ypres & Polygon Wood, wounded in action, shrapnel both legs, 19/8/1918 near Harbonnieres, RtA & disch medically unfit 28/4/1919, died 1945. Together with his returned from action service badge, personal papers & receipts, message from the King for war wounded, his 1941 National Emergency Services, warden (sector I, Kiama) identity card, newspaper obituary, 4 x letters from England/France 1917-18 etc. gVF. With research notes.
 AVAILABLE at A$800
5058
Australia: New Zealand War Medal dated 1861 to 1866 on reverse. Imperial impressed to 'Sergt G Llewellyn 1st Waikato Regt' With copy of roll & 1st Waikato Regiment from Barton 42 George M Llewellyn, clerk Enlisted 1-9-1863 in Melbourne. Scarce dated medal to an Australian enlistee. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1100
5059
Australia: New Zealand War Medal dated 1861 to 1866 on reverse. Imperial impressed to 'WM Petty 3rd Waikato Regt' Enrolled Hobart 6-10-1863. With research inc grants of land in New Zealand. Scarce dated medal to an Australian enlistee. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1100
5060
Australia: 1915/1967 ANZAC Commemorative Plaque to Wounded in Action France. Officially engraved JG Roberts 312 Corporal John Griffiths Roberts Newport Melbourne enlisted 19th Btn 10-2-1915, discharged medically unfit 13-9-1917. Sister claimed plaque in 1967. With copies of part archive file. In original box from Central Army Records with registered posting label.
 SOLD at A$250
5061
Australia WWI 19th Battalion DOW Trio. 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal officially impressed '367 Pte T Talbot 19/BN AIF' & death plaque & scroll. Thomas Talbot enlisted on 7th Apr 1915 at Liverpool, NSW. Served in Gallipoli from Aug-Dec. Wounded 27 Jul 1916 at Pozieres & died of wounds 4 Aug 1916. Buried Etaples Military Cemetery. With considerable research inc 6 page history, cloth badge, official photo of his grave (2 copies) in official folder, postcards, souvenir book, penknife & pencil. Ephemera worth at least $300. Plus Imperial Service Medal QEII impressed to 'Arthur Henry Franklin' (his nephew) in case of issue. (P)
 SOLD at A$1400
5062
Australia: WWII Aust Service Medal original, unnamed. Rare. WWII Pacific Star, original, unnamed. Great Britain WWII MID group of 4. 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Defence Medal & War Medal with MID plus miniature group as before. Both mounted as worn. Greek War Medal WWII. (3 singles & F/S & mini group).
 AVAILABLE at A$300
5063
Australia: WWII Group of 4. 1939/45 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal & Australian Service Medal officially impressed 'VX142083 A BOWLER'. Private Alexander Bowler enlisted 5 Jun 1943 37/52 Australian Infantry Battalion & died 16 Feb 1944, buried at Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery (cause of death unknown). Comes with card box, official medal list & ribbon bar for 1939/45 & Pacific Stars.
 SOLD at A$600
5064
Australia/Great Britain: Stars. 1939/45 with MID, Africa with clasps 8th Army clasp, additional clasps 1st Army & North Africa 1942-43 plus ribbon bar with numeral 8. Pacific with Burma clasp plus ribbon bar with rosette. Burma with Pacific clasp. gVF-gEF. Un-named, aU, original Stars & clasps. (4 medals plus clasps)
 AVAILABLE at A$240
5065
Australia Vietnam pr to 2784903 Sergeant Brian Joseph Lynch Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps. Vietnam Medal (impressed) & South Vietnam Campaign Medal (engraved) (no clasp) both to 2784903 B J Lynch. Lynch did 2 tours Dec 1967-Dec 1968 & Mar 1970-Mar 1971. gVF.
 SOLD at A$375
5066
Great Britain: Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). Type 2 (post 1935). Full size. Unnamed as issued, VGC no enamel chipping. (P)
 SOLD at A$450
5067
Great Britain: 1805 Bolton's Trafalgar medal, no edge inscription. Uniformed bust of Nelson left, rev panoramic view of naval engagement 'Trafalgar Oct 21, 1805' below. Plain edge, rev engraved 'James Riley'. AE, 47mm by Kuchler. gVF. Eimer-960. (P)
 SOLD at A$550
5068
Great Britain: 1805 Boulton's Trafalgar medal in silver (post 1848 issue without rim impression). Restruck in silver after the issue of the Naval General Service Medal in 1848 for Officers or their Descendants. Sl Ek at 9 o'clock. EF. Very scarce (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
5069
Great Britain: 1865 Honourable Artillery Company Temperance Medal. Sterling silver, dated Birmingham 1865 by 'TO'. Toned. On original ribbon. EF.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
5070
Great Britain: 1874 Ashantee Medal clasp Coomassie. Unnamed as issued. Suspender at slight angle, minor rim bump gVF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
5071
Great Britain: 1882 Egypt Medal, undated rev Engraved officially: '4615 Pte A. Cox, M.S. Corps' (Medical Staff Corps - forerunner of the Royal Army Medical Corps). Sl Eks. gVF. Unresearched
 AVAILABLE at A$300
5072
Great Britain: 1882 Khedive Star, Undated variant. Initials 'W.H.I' scratched into reverse star points. Contact marks. gVF
 AVAILABLE at A$100
5073
Great Britain: 1903-04 Tibet Medal in bronze, no clasp. Engraved officially: '1833 Cooley Mohamed Khan, S & T Corps'. On original ribbon. gVF
 AVAILABLE at A$275
5074
Great Britain: ND (1908-14) The Empire Day Challenge Cup medal. Trophy cup rev. Medieval warrior standing on left, nineteenth century soldier on right. AR, 48mm by Elkington. EF.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
5075
Great Britain: 1914-18 Military Medal & pr to Machine Gun Corps MM. GVR, impressed officially '36053 CPL. J.TURNER, 171/Coy, MGC.'; British War & Victory impressed officially '36053 CPL. J. TURNER, MGC.' John Turner, 171st company, Machine Gun Corps. Awarded MM, vide London Gazette 23/2/1918. EF. With copies of MIC & Gazette file card.
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
5076
Great Britain: WWI Royal Navy BWM & Victory. Officially impressed 'K 52715 H KNIGHTLEY STO 2 RN'.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
5077
Great Britain: WWI Pr - BWM & Victory impressed to '202199 PTE WA PARTRIDGE NOTTS & DERBY R'. Australia: WWII War Medal impressed 'V296595 CJH DONALD' miniature WWII pr. Badges, buttons inc sweetheart (2). RAS badges (2), Australian Engineer's hat badge etc (29). Germany WWI 1914/18 Honour Cross for next of kin with stick pin & miniature ribbon. Coins & medallions inc GB 1797 George III Cartwheel 2d. Aust & GB commemorative medallions (17), others (7). (Lot)
 SOLD at A$200
5078
Great Britain: 1914-18 Memorial (Death) Plaque to American born Middlesex Regiment Private. Named officially: 'JOB SMITH' (a unique name on CWGC site). G/3992 Private Job Smith, 13 Bn Middlesex Regt, died aged 37 6/4/17. No known grave, commem on Arras memorial. Son of James & Sarah Smith of Whitensville, Mass USA, but married & resident at Bury UK on enlistment. gVF
 AVAILABLE at A$250
5079
Great Britain: WWI Pr - BWM & Victory impressed to '111218 DVR JH HEPPER RA'. VF.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
5080
Great Britain: 1935 KGV Jubilee medal (full size & silver miniature). 1937 KGVI Coronation medal. 1953 QEII Coronation medal. All in official red boxes of issue (1st with detached lid). (4)
 SOLD at A$150
5081
Great Britain: 1961 Women's' Royal Voluntary Service Long Service Medal. Cupro-nickel, swivel suspender. Unnamed as issued. In its Royal Mint box of issue. EF
 SOLD at A$65
5082
Mongolia: Victory Over Japan 1945 'We Won'. Awarded to military personnel & civilians. Low number 2173 on back. 30th Anniversary of Victory at Khalkin Gol. 40th Anniversary of Victory at Khalkin Gol. All 3 medals relate to the Soviet-Japanese border conflict between May 4 & Sept 15 1939. (3).
 SOLD at A$60
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