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511* WWI Medals. A group of four to 2nd Lieutenant C.E. Bowles, 7 Dragoon Guards later Machine Gun Corps 1914 Star (6879 Cpl C.E. Bowles 7/D Gds.), British War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. C.E. Bowles.), Defence Medal, second and third polished therefore very fine and better, swing mounted for wear, with copied research 2nd Lieutenant Charles Ernest Bowles was born in Steyning, Sussex in 1890, he served on the Western Front from 13 October 1914 with the 7 Dragoon Guards, he was also commissioned in the regiment before transferring the Machine Gun Squadron (4) £300 - £400

510* WWI Medals. A Great War group of three to Lieutenant A.R.D. Pictor, M.I.D., Royal Engineers 1914-15 Star (2. Lieut. A.R.D. Pictor. R.E.), British War Medal (Lieut. A.R.D. Tictor [sic] and Victory Medal (Lieut. A.R.D. Pictor.), extremely fine and each with box correctly named to the recipient with envelope from the War Office and enclosure addressed to ‘A.R.D. Pictor Esq, 39 St Michaels Square, Gloucester’, commission certificate ‘Arthur R.D. Pictor Second Lieutenant Territorial Force, Wessex Division Signal Company Royal Engineers, 5 February 1915’, photograph of the recipient in military and civilian wear, Masonic apron and case with gilt embossed ‘Bro. Arthur R.D. Pictor Royal Sussex Lodge, No. 58 Bath’, MID certificate etc. M.I.D. London Gazette 28 January 1919 Lieutenant A.R.D. Pictor, Royal Engineers ‘For gallant conduct and distinguished services rendered during the period from the 1st March to 1st October 1918’ Lieutenant Arthur R.D. Pictor served on the Western Front from 17 October 1915 (3) £100 - £150

512* WWI Naval Group. A WWI group of three to Able Seaman P.E. Edwards, MID, R.N., who was wounded at Krithia and later mentioned in despatches for the Zeebrugge Raid 1914 Star (K.33613. P Edwards, A.B. R.N.), British War and Victory Medals (K.33616 P. Edwards, Sto.1 R.N.) with MID oakleaves, extremely fine, with copied paperwork K. 33613 Able Seaman Philip Edwards was born in Landore, Glamorgan in 1894. He joined the Royal Navy in October 1914 enlisting in the Bristol Division, after training with C Company Collingwood Bn at Blandford the company embarked for Mudros Harbour on 10 May 1915. On 4 June the Collingwood Bn took part in its first and only major engagement at Krithia and owing to a failure of the French attack on the right of the 2nd Brigade of the RND, the Division were subjected to enfiladed fire. The Collingwood Bn was ordered forward and in about half an hour lost 16 officers and 8 wounded and over 500 casualties amongst the men, Edwards was wounded in the feet during this battle and evacuated from the Dardanelles. After rehabilitation and leave he was drafted to Stoker Unit at Crystal Palace Depot but transferred from the RNVR to the RN in May 1916. After training he joined the HMS Mohawk on 21 July 1916 and remained in the ship until 22 November 1917 when he joined the HMS Termagant which took part in the Zeebrugge raid on 22/23 April 1918, she was part of the escort to the Monitors “Erebus” and “Terror” the long range bombardment force. The London Gazette of 28 July 1918 lists the awards for the Zeebrugge raid with Edwards MID being the only one to a rating from HMS Termagant. He was demobbed in 1919 and died in 1982 (3) £300 - £400

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Dominic Winter  

Military, Aviation & Transport History | 16 May 2019 | High Res

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Military, Aviation & Transport History | 16 May 2019 | High Res