Single First World War Medals

An asterisk denotes that a copy Medal Index Card is supplied

Single 1914 Star

J.01 M-29762 Cpl. A. Payne - Army Service Corps

The Medal Index Card shows that he landed in France on the 12th August 1914 and entitlement to a 1914 Star trio.

Arthur Payne was also awarded a Meritorious Service Medal – the MSM Index Card (copy supplied) shows that he was awarded the medal whilst a Corporal (Acting Sergeant) in 1916 ("Supplement to the London Gazette" of the 11th November 1916).

The British War Medal & Victory Medal Roll (copy of entry also supplied) shows him as an Acting Warrant Officer Class 1. The entry has the sad note that he "Died 17//5/19 of wounds, self-inflicted".

One area of verdigris, otherwise GVF
GVF
£75.00

Single 1914-15 Stars

J.02 ES.1520 R. Callen, E.R.A.1 - Royal Navy

Light surface scratches to the obverse, otherwise GVF.
GVF
£22.00
J.03 J.32582 B. Trigg, Boy Tel. - Royal Navy

The Medal Roll (copy of entry supplied) confirms entitlement to a 1914-15 Star trio.

Severe discoloration (a possible 'dig up') thus F+.
F+
£20.00
J.04 SS.113572 E. Walmsley, Sto.1 - Royal Navy

The Medal Roll (copy of entry supplied), confirms entitlement to a 1914-15 Star trio.

He was also awarded a Silver War Badge. The SWB Roll (copy of entry supplied) shows that he was awarded Badge # RN.991 on the 20th October 1916.
GVF+
£30.00

Single British War Medals

J.05 Lieutenant A.J.M. Bonar *

Alastair John MacDonnell Bonar was born in April 1891. He joined the 1st/3rd County of London Yeomanry (TF) in September 1909. The 1911 Census (copy of entry supplied) shows him as an insurance company clerk living with his mother and sister in West London.

He was embodied on the 5th August 1914, posted to Gallipoli in early 1915, and promoted Lance Corporal in November of that year. He was commissioned into the Hertfordshire Yeomanry in April 1917, and later promoted Lieutenant. His last position was ADC to the GOC Northern Forces.

He was awarded the Military Cross – "Supplement to the London Gazette" of the 12th December 1919:

"Lt. Alastair John MacDonnell Bonar, 1/1st Herts. Yeo, XXXlst Corps Cavalry Regiment."

His MIC shows entitlement to a 1914-15 Star trio.

His (very detailed) Service Papers are available online.
NEF
£90.00
J.06 58674 Pte. J.S. Watkins - Welsh Regiment*

The MIC shows this as his sole entitlement. The Medal Roll (copy of entry supplied) shows the same, and that he served at "Base" – so probably didn't serve overseas.
GVF+
£25.00
J.07 14066 A/Sjt. C.C. Beaver - Leicestershire Regiment *

The MIC shows that he landed in France on the 29th July 1915, and entitlement to a 1914-15 Star trio. It also provides a discharge date of the 28th March 1919.

Some light surface scratches, otherwise GVF
GVF
£30.00
J.08 47208 Pte. R.B. Hunt - Lincolnshire Regiment *

The MIC shows entitlement to a British War Medal and Victory Medal pair and service with the Labour Corps (22640).
GVF
£28.00
J.09 71840 Cpl. H. Cranshaw - Liverpool Regiment *

The MIC shows entitlement to a British War Medal and Victory Medal pair, and service with the Labour Corps (46907).

Dark toned.
GVF+
£28.00
J.10 302485 Pte. A. Hughes - Manchester Regiment *

The MIC shows entitlement to a British War Medal and Victory Medal pair.

Just a few minor surface scratches – dark toned.
GVF+
£28.00
J.11 9631 Pte. H. Leese - North Staffordshire Regiment

We've not been able to find an MIC for Private Leese. We did find a Medal Roll entry for a 1914-15 Star (copy supplied), so presumably he qualified for a 1914-15 Star trio.

Some light surface scratches and several 'digs' to the rim.
VF+
£20.00
J.12 27031 Pte. F. Oldham - Notts. & Derby Regiment*
             The Sherwood Foresters

The MIC shows entitlement to a British War Medal and Victory Medal pair.

A few minor edge 'digs' – dark toned.
GVF
£20.00
J.13 57369 Pte. J.W. Barnes - West Yorkshire Regiment *

The MIC shows entitlement to a British War Medal and Victory Medal pair, and later service with the Royal Defence Corps (88504). It also shows that he was considered for the award of a Silver War Badge, but that this was not approved for some reason.

One small edge 'dig'.
GVF
£25.00
J.14 23190 Pte. T.W. Ayliffe - Yorkshire Light Infantry *

The MIC shows that he landed in France on the 27th July 1915 and entitlement to a 1914-15 Star trio.

Suspender is a bit loose, otherwise GVF.
GVF
£25.00
J.15 88219 Pte. N. Gough - Machine Gun Corps *

The MIC shows entitlement to a British War Medal and Victory Medal pair.

Just some minor surface scratches to the obverse.
GVF+
£20.00
J.16 196372 Spr. A.J. Barrett - Royal Engineers*

The MIC shows entitlement to a British War Medal & Victory Medal pair and his later service number WR/27850.

The medal is dark toned.
GVF
£22.00

Single Mercantile Marine War Medals

J.17 William O. Diver

The Mercantile Marine Medal Index Card (copy supplied), shows entitlement to a Mercantile Marine War Medal & British War Medal pair. It shows his rating as Mate, provides his year of birth (1860) and a (1919) home address in Balham, London SW9.

With his Last Will and Testament (dated 28th April 1886), and a June 1919 letter to his daughter. At the time he was serving on the SS Bazalgette – a Bovil Boat (sludge vessel!) based at Beckton.

The medal is in very good (GVF+) condition, and in its paper packet of issue.
GVF+
£45.00
J.18 Arthur Millington - Pilotage Service

With the original Authority to Wear document.

The Mercantile Marine Medal Index Card (copy supplied), shows him as an Apprentice Pilot with the Humber Conservancy Board,based at Hull, and his entitlement to a Mercantile Marine War Medal and British War Medal pair. It also provides his year of birth (1902).
GVF
£45.00
J.19 Charles Johnson

GVF+
£40.00

Single Victory Medals

J.20 Lieutenant J.R. Hall

Minor discoloration
GVF
£22.00
J.21 L.T. de Dombasle - B.R.C. & St. J.J. *

With information from The British Red Cross Register of Overseas Volunteers 1914-1918.

Louis Théophile de Dombasle served in France as a 'Searcher' with the Wounded & Missing Department of the British Red Cross from the 3rd July 1917 to the 25th May 1918.

The MIC shows entitlement to a British War Medal and Victory Medal pair.

Severe discoloration, particularly to the reverse.
F+
£30.00
J.22 23990 2.A.M. P.F. Money - Royal Air Force

With service details.

Percy Frederick Money, from Peckham, London, was a 'law clerk' when he enlisted (Royal Flying Corps) in February 1916. He was posted to France in August of that year. He transferred to the Royal Air Force (as a 3.A.M.) on the RAF's formation in April 1918. He was wounded/injured in France in July 1918, and repatriated to England. He was transferred to the Reserve in April 1919. His Papers show entitlement to a British War Medal & Victory Medal pair.

Just very minor discoloration.
GVF+
£20.00
J.23 26368 Pte. E. Ashley - Gloucestershire Regiment *

The MIC shows entitlement to a British War Medal and Victory Medal pair.

Minor discoloration.
GVF
£18.00
J.24 5152 Pte. G.H. Gill - 15th London Regiment *
          The Civil Service Rifles

The MIC shows entitlement to a British War Medal and Victory Medal.

Just very minor discolouration.
GVF+
£18.00
J.25 7183 Pte. R. Walsh - Loyal North Lancashire Regiment *

The MIC shows entitlement to a British War Medal and Victory Medal pair, and later service with the Machine Gun Corps (153518).

Minor discoloration.
GVF
£18.00
J.26 203099 Pte. W.G. Taylor - Northamptonshire Regiment *

The MIC shows entitlement to a British War Medal and Victory Medal pair.

Two edge digs, otherwise GVF
GVF
£15.00
J.27 43691 Pte. G.W.F. Price - King's Shropshire Light Infantry

The MIC shows entitlement to a British War Medal and Victory Medal pair.

Just minor discoloration.
GVF+
£16.00
J.28 188995 Gnr. W.H. Walker - Royal (Garrison) Artillery *

The MIC shows entitlement to a British War Medal and Victory Medal pair.

Minor discoloration, otherwise GVF
GVF
£15.00

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