Lockdales Auction 114 : 17th & 18th May 2014 - page 10

DCM group to 8857 Cpl Albert Arthur Hester
K.R.Rif.Corps. (LSGCMedal named 7807436W.O.CL.
II. AAHester (DCM) KRRC) and (DCM named 10916
A.C.S.Mjr AAHester 127/CoyMGC). Groupmounted
as worn - DCM GV, 1915 Star Trio with MID (not
confirmed), Defence Medal, 1953 Coronation Medal,
Army LSGCMedal GV and GVI Special Constabulary
Medal with bars 1949 & 1956. DCM L/G 26/4/1917
for Egypt "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to
duty. He has at all times carried out his duties in amost
able manner under very difficult conditions".
Williamsons annotated DCMRoll shows awards for the
period 1/10/16 to 28/2/17, 127 Coy formed in Egypt
14/3/16 served with 5th/6th/7th/8th Bns the
Manchester Regt. Took part in the Battle for Romani,
Egypt, August 1916, 42nd East Lancs Div. Later served
France & Belgium. Hester was born in Nov 1893 living
in LittleMarlow, on leaving the army he joinedMarlow
Special Constabulary. Lot includes original photos and
newspaper cuttings. GVF (8)
£800 -£900
Death Plaque in contemporary cross shaped frame,
named toThomasClayton
£40 -£50
DeathPlaque named toAlfredParker.Holed at topVF
£40 -£45
DeathPlaque named toGeorgeBatesVF
£40 -£45
DeathPlaque named toHenryWalkerVF
£40 -£45
DeathPlaque named toHerbert BarkerVF
£40 -£45
Death Plaque named to John William Hetherington.
Polishedwith edge bump
£50 -£60
DeathPlaque to 10857PteAlfredHenryGladdis 2ndBn
Hampshire Regt. Died at Sea 13th August 1915. Born
Atherfields, I.O.W. He Died when the Royal Edward
was torpedoed by U-Boat 14. Listed on the Helles
Memorial. VF (1)
£40 -£45
Death Plaque to G/18124 Pte Sidney George Steggles
7th Bn RWKent Regt. Died of Wounds 7thOct 1916.
Born Bury St Edmunds. Buried Boulogne Eastern
Cemetery.GVF (1)
£40 -£50
Death Plaque with very poor conditionMemorial Sheet
to R/38922 Rfn Charles Frederick Roberts 18th Bn
KRRC. Killed InAction 24/3/1918, aged 40. Listed on
theArrasMemorial. BornStourport,Worcester.GVF (1)
£40 -£50
Death Plaque (holed at top) named to William George
£40 -£45
Defective medals, Kabul to Kandahar star very neatly
erased & QSA brooched disc, Pte P Hay A&S Highrs,
VF+ a/f
£75 -£85
Distinguished Conduct Medal group to 160982 Pnr
William J. ('T' onDCM) Garner RE (17/D. S. CoyRE).
DCM L/G 1/1/1918 (amended 28/1/18) for
conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He did
excellent work in repairing and maintaining telephone
lines between Bridge and Battalion HQ. For 18 months
he has set a fine example to other linesmen in courage
and devotion to duty, often under the most trying of
circumstances'. 17th DSC in action during period of
award entitled to following battle honours...Albert
1916/Somme/Battles of the Scarpe. Medals mounted
loose in old frame, DCMGV, BWM &Victory Medal.
Together with hand-written note from hisMajor. GVF
£500 -£550
Distinguished Service Medal GV named V.747William
Tillison LDG. STO.RNR. W.Mediterranean 11 Mar
1917. Born Sunderland. With superb and detailed
research forwhenR.F.A.Wonganella fought in an action
with aGermanSubmarine.GVF
£300 -£350
Douglas Bader hand signed Spitfire print (framed) with
certificate from the Battle of Britain Museum Appeal
£30 -£35
Dunkirk 50th anniversarymedal
£40 -£45
Durham VAD Workers (Tribute) Medal 'Presented to
413 S.S. Neilan For Services Rendered During The
GreatWar 1914-1919'.GVF
£40 -£45
Dutch Cross for Important Military Operations, one
boxed. Belgium Civil Service Decoration, Belgium
Bravery Cross enamelled (part middle loose),
Netherlands WW2 Military Medal Commemorative
Cross (5)
£25 -£30
Efficiency Medal GVI with Territorial clasp named to
5614259Gnr EGBackRA. TonedVF
£25 -£30
EfficiencyMedal GVI with Territorial clasp to 2044745
Cpl RHSwalesRE. EF
£25 -£30
EgyptMedal dated 1882withAlexandria 11th July clasp
(naming partly erased, "Davies HMS Inflexible"),
Khedives Star 1882 and a large attractive
Commemorative Medal (engraved Capt F Davies RNR
Sept 1884) with photo of Davies wearing his miniatures.
Attributed to Commander Frederick Davies RNR. With
a letter fromAlecPurves (3) a/f
£240 -£260
EgyptMedal (undated) with claspTheNile 1884-85, and
Khedives Star 1884-6, to 17451 Sapr J FFox 8thCoRE
(8thCoyRailwayCoDetachmentRE).GVF (2)
£280 -£300
EgyptMedal (undated) with Suakin 1885 clasp named to
5179 Corp A Neal 2/Scots Guards. Pin brooch neatly
removed from reverse, otherwiseVF
£140 -£150
Family groups - 1) mounted as worn 1914 Star Triowith
Aug-Nov clasp (confirmed), Metropolitan Police 1911
CoronationMedal (PCEAlder), DefenceMedal to 7396
PteEdwardAlder 2/Ox&Bucks L.I.Group2) innamed
box of issue Sgt Pilot A E Alder 6487 Sqdn, France &
GermanyStar,Defence&WarMedals.GVF (8)
£220 -£240
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