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British and other Campaign
and Gallantry Medals
from the Collection of
Lester Watson (1889-1959)

Nos 101-200

Ref. no.:

Medal:                              

Recipient & details:                       

East & West Africa (1887-1900)

      1887-8

      1892

      1893-4

Sgt. J. Dunkley, 1st Btn. West India Regt.

Bt before 1928

East & West Africa (1887-1900)

      Sierra Leone 1898-9

84, Pvt. Momo Duko, West African Rifles

Acquired before 1928

East & West Africa (1887-1900)

      Brass River 1895

Gunner T. Blakeley, Royal Marine Arty, H. M. S. ST GEORGE

Bt Spink before 1928

East & West Africa (1887-1900)

      M'wele 1895 (on rim)

1895, AB J. Duggan, H. M. S. ST GEORGE

Bt Spink before 1928

East & West Africa (1887-1900)

      Benin 1897

Pvt. G. Brown, R. M., H. M. S. ST GEORGE

 Acquired before 1928

East & West Africa (1887-1900)

      Gambia 1894

AB W. D. Cole, H. M. S. ALECTO

Bt before 1928

East & West Africa (1887-1900)

      Benin River 1894

Boy, 1st Cl., W. Humpherson, H. M. S. PHOEBE

Bt Spink before 1928

Duplicate entry? See 101.

East & West Africa (1887-1900)

      1892

See also nos. 375-378 below

2740, Pvt. J. Kelly, 1st Btn. W. India Regt.

Bt before 1928

Egypt, East India Co. 1801 (Later striking, cracked die)  

        (With suspension and yellow cord.)

Unnamed.   EF condition

Acquired before 1928

Egypt, East India Co. 1801 (Fine die)

        (With suspension and yellow cord.)

Unnamed.   nEF condition

Bt Gifford 1927

Egypt 1882

      Suakin 1884

      El Teb

25570, Gunner A. Chittle, 6th Btn. 1st Sco. Div. R. A.

Acquired before 1928

Egypt 1882

      Kirbekan

      The Nile 1884-5

1059, Pvt. M. Staunton, 1st Btn. R. Irish Fusiliers

Acquired before 1928

Egypt 1882

      Suakin 1884

      El-Teb-Tamaai

      Suakin 1885

25382, Gunner T. Earle, 1st Sco. Div. R. A.

Acquired before 1928

Egypt 1882

      Suakin 1885

      Tofrek

      Gemaizah 1888

      Toski 1889

E. H. Middleton. No Regt.

Acquired before 1928

Egypt 1882

      Suakin 1885

      Tel-el-Kebir

3644, Driver T. Caulfield, 6th Btn. R. H. Art.

Acquired before 1928

Egypt 1882

      Alexandria 11th July

Gunner J. Dooley, R. M. A., H. M. S. ALEXANDRIA

Acquired before 1928

Egypt 1882

      Tel-el-Kebir

      Nile 1884-5

      Abu Klea

14251, Sapper A. Winzer, 26th Co. R. Eng.

Bt before 1928

Egypt (no date)

      The Nile 1884-5

      Kirbekan

2nd Foreman F. Delisle, Caughnawaga Det. (Canadian boatman)

Bt before 1928

Egypt (no date)

      Tamaai

15598, Driver F. Hanes, 1st Bgde R. A.

Acquired before 1928

Egypt (no date)

      Gemaizah 1888

2488, Pvt. A. Warrington, 1st Btn. Welch R.

Acquired before 1928

Endymion Crook, 1815   Commemorating the capture of the USS PRESIDENT by HMS ENDYMION.   (Silver with 'ENDYMION' raised along surface of silver crook.   Suspension loop)

Unnamed

Bt Baldwin 1927

Engineers' Medal for Ability and Good Conduct (awarded 1842)

        (4 issued)

1st Class Engineer, William Shaw

William Shaw was the first man to be awarded this medal. He served under Comm. George W. Smith, the Lieut. of the Tartarus steam vessel on the West India and North American Stations. (Naval and Military Gazette, 1842.)

Hamilton Smith auction

(Glendining, 21-22 Nov 1927, lot 1293)

Escaped Prisoners of War (French)

  'Médaille des évadés'.   Early 20th century. (Bronze)

Bt Baldwin 1927

Canada Gen. Service 1866-70 (1899)

      Fenian Raid 1866

Gunner C. F. Hartlen, Halifax Ga. Art.

Bt before 1928

Canada Gen. Service 1866-70 (1899)

      Red River 1870

Cpl. W. Sinclair, 2nd Quebec Battery

Bt before 1928

Canada Gen. Service 1866-70 (1899)

      Fenian Raid 1866

      Fenian Raid 1870

1558, Cpl. J. Smart, R. C. R.

Bt before 1928

Canada Gen. Service 1866-70 (1899)

      Fenian Raid 1866

      Fenian Raid 1870

      Red River

Pvt. E. H. Harris, Windsor I Co.

Bt Lowe 1927

Gen. Service 1914-18 (British War Medal)

       

2nd Lieut. John Mitchell, RAF

See Group 7

Gen. Service 1914-18 (British War Medal)

       

Capt. T. M. Monk

See Group 6

Ghuznee 1839

     

Unnamed (Brig. George Warren, European Regt.)

(Verified)

See Group 9

Ghuznee 1839

Capt. L. Fyler, 16th Lancers

See Group 8

Ghuznee (1st Afghan War) 1839

Sgt. S. Fenton, 13th Regt.

Bt before 1928

Gordon's Star, Siege of Khartoum, 1884 (Silver gilt, crude, heavy)

In Arabic: 'The Siege of Khartoum – AH 1301' (=AD 1884). With a 'certificate of authenticity' dated 1895.   (Only 40 medals in silver-gilt issued.   See Payne, p. 234.)

Unnamed. (No. 1287 stamped on medal)

Bt Spink 1936

Hong-Kong Plague Medal 1894

Pvt. G. Taplin, Shropshire Lt. Inf.

Bt before 1928

Hyderabad 1843

Gunner W. Ancion, 1st Btn. Art.

Bt before 1928

India 1799-1826

      Bhurtpoor

Pvt. J. Andrews, 11th Light Dragoons

Bt Gifford before 1928

India 1799-1826

      Bhurtpoor

       

Lieut. Geo. Warren, European Regt.

(Verified)

See Group 9

India 1799-1826

      Ava

Lieut. A. Harrison, 38th S. Staffs.

Bt before 1928

India 1799-1826

      Kirkee & Poona

Capt. J Ford, D. A. A. G.

Bt Gifford 1927

India 1799-1826

      Maheidpoor

Lieut. J. Lyon, Brig. Maj. Cav.

(Verified)

Bt Baldwin 1928

India 1799-1826

      Asseerghur

      Argaum

      Gawilghur

R. Crawford, 94th Foot

Bt Baldwin 1928

India 1799-1826

      Nepaul

Pvt. P. McHugh, 66th Foot

Bt. before 1928

India 1799-1826

      Assye

      Argaum

      Gawilghur

Lieut. Edw. Osborn, 2nd Native Inf.

Bt Baldwin 1930

India 1799-1826

      Nagpore

Balloo, Naick, 17th Native Inf.

Bt ‘Auction 11/1926’

India Gen. Service

      Bhootan

Pvt. M. Fitzpatrick, 55th Regt.

Bt before 1928

India Gen. Service

      Burma 1885-7

      Burma 1887-9

4641, Pvt. J. Stockton, 1st Btn Rifle Brigade

Bt before 1928

India Gen. Service

      Burma 1889-92

2586, Pvt. J. Martin, Devon Regt.

Bt Baldwin 1927

India Gen. Service

      Chin Lushai 1889-90

834, Pvt. F. Horton, 1st Btn. Scottish Borderers

Bt before 1928

India Gen. Service

      Hazara 1888

Pvt. A. Roberts, 2nd Btn. Sussex Regt.

Bt before 1928

India Gen. Service

      Hazara 1891

1394, Pvt. J. Roberts, 1st Btn. Royal Welsh Fus.

Bt Baldwin 1927

India Gen. Service

      Jowaki 1877-8

102, Pvt. Frederick Rapson, 2nd Btn. 9th Foot

Acquired before 1928

India Gen. Service

      Looshai 1871-2

Pvt. J. Cairn, 55th Regt.

Acquired before 1928

India Gen. Service

      Naga 1879-80

Bugler Shaick Khoola Bux, 44th Native Inf.

Acquired before 1928

India Gen. Service

      Pegu

     

Brig. Geo. Warren, Commy Bengal Brigade

(Verified)

See Group 9.

India Gen. Service

      N. E. Frontier 1891

     

Subadar Jangbir Rana, 8th Ghurka Ri

See Group 3.

India Gen. Service

      Pegu

Boy Joshua Sheppard, H.M.S. FOX

Bt before 1928

India Gen. Service

      Persia

Pvt. I. Morrow, 64th Foot

Acquired before 1928

India Gen. Service

      Samana 1891

1494, Pvt. E. Oliver, 2nd Btn Manch. Regt.

Bt Baldwin 1927

India Gen. Service

      N. W. Frontier 1849-63

1437, Pvt. C. Speed, 3rd Btn. Rifle Brigade

Acquired before 1928

India Gen. Service

      Umbeyla 1863

1018, Pvt. W. Small, 101st Regt.

Acquired before 1928

India Gen. Service

      Waziristan 1894-5

3592, Pvt. T. Savage, 2nd Btn. Border Regt.

Bt before 1928

India Gen. Service

      Perak 1875-6

1075, Drummer G. Mick, 1st Btn. 10th Foot

Acquired before 1928

India Gen. Service

      Sikkim 1888

44, Pvt. E. Adler, 2nd Btn. Derby Regt.

Acquired before 1928

India Gen. Service

      Chin Hills 1892-3

Pvt. Papayya, 28th Madras Inf.

Bt Gifford before 1928

India Gen. Service

      N. E. Frontier

3643, Pvt. F. Williams, 4th Btn. K. R. R. C.

Bt before 1928

India Gen. Service

      Lushai 1889-92

3494, Pvt. J. Mackey, 4th Btn. K. R. R. C.

Bt Baldwin 1927

India Gen. Service (Vic) 1895

      Relief of Chitral 1895

2172, Pvt. S. Wilson, 1st E. Lanc. Regt.

Renamed.

Acquired before 1928

India Gen. Service (Vic) 1895

      Tirah 1897-8

      Punjab 1897-8

19520, Ord. Gunner R. D. Patch, 9th Mtn. Batt. R. Art.

Acquired before 1928

India Gen. Service (Vic) 1895

      Punjab Frontier 1897-8

      Malakand 1897

1972, Sapper Munisami, Q. O. Madras S & M (Sappers & Miners)

Wounded by gunshot at Malakand.

Bt. before 1928

170A.

See 324 below

India Gen. Service (Vic) 1895

      Defence of Chitral 1895

Sepoy Zar Kash, Gilgit Levy

Bt. before 1928

4th India Gen. Service (Ed. VII)

      N. W. Frontier 1908

106, Pvt. A. Austin, 1st Royal Warwicks

Acquired before 1928

India Gen. Service (Geo. V) 1st obv

      Malabar 1921-22

2769, Sapper Gabriel, 2 Q. V. O. S & M

Bt Baldwin before 1928

India Gen. Service (Geo. V) 1st obv

      Afghanistan NWF 1919

      Mahsud 1919-20

3969, Pvt. Chowrimuthoo, 1/61st Pioneers

Bt Baldwin before 1928

India Gen. Service (Geo. V) 1st obv

      Abor 1911-12

     

Subadar Jangbir Hans, 8th Ghurka Rifles

See Group 3.

India Gen. Service (Geo. V) 1st obv

      Afghanistan NWF 1919

114629, Gunner R.J. Smith, R. F. A.

Acquired before 1928

India Gen. Service (Geo. V) 1st obv

      Waziristan 1919-21

4179785, Pvt. F. J. Connolly, R. Welsh Fusiliers

Bt Baldwin 1936

India Gen. Service (Geo V) 1st obv

      Waziristan 1921-24

359081, Pvt. E. C. Smith, Border Regt.


Bt Baldwin 1936

India Gen. Service (Geo. V) 2nd obv

      N. W. Frontier 1930-31

4686199, Pvt. R. J. Darling, K. O. Yorkshire L. Inf.

Bt Baldwin 1936

India Gen. Service (Geo. V) 2nd obv

      Burma 1930-32

3521907, Pvt. F. Delaney, Manchester Regt.

Bt Baldwin 1936

Indian Mutiny 1857-8

      Defence of Lucknow

Pvt. D. Keane, 32nd Lt. Inf.

Original defender; severely wounded.

Bt before 1928

Indian Mutiny 1857-8

      Delhi

      Relief of Lucknow

Pvt. William Baxendale, 1st Btn. 8th Regt.

Bt before 1928

Indian Mutiny 1857-8

      Central India

Pvt. Patrick McDonald, 3rd Bombay European Regt.

Bt before 1928

Indian Mutiny 1857-8

      Lucknow

Pvt. Jerh McCarthy, 8th Regt.

Bt before 1928

Indian Mutiny

      Central India

      Lucknow

      Relief of Lucknow

      Delhi

Cpl. Patrick Keays, 1st Btn. Bengal Art.

(RRR Verified)

Bt. before 1928

Indian Order of Merit. 1st class, gold

Unnamed

Bt Baldwin 1927

Indian Order of Merit. 2nd class, silver with gold decoration.

Unnamed

Bt before 1928

Indian Order of Merit. 3rd class, silver

Unnamed

Bt before 1928

Indian Order of Merit. 3rd class, silver. Awarded for action at Gyantse, 6 July 1904.

Unnamed (Subadar Jangbir Rana, 8th Ghurka Rifles)

(With Certificate of Award.   For citation see under Group 3)

See Group 3

Java, East India Co., 1811 (Silver)

        (With suspension and yellow cord.)

      Cornelis

Later striking. EF condition

'Java conquered XXVI August MDCCCXI'.

Bt before 1928

Jellalabad 1842 (Mural Crown 1st issue)

Pvt. Joseph Walker, XIII P. A. L. Inf.

Bt before 1928

Jellalabad 1842 (Flying Victory 2nd issue)

Capt. R. Dowson, 5th Native Inf.

Bt. before 1928

Kabul to Kandahar 1880 Bronze Star

1694, Pvt. R. Hamilton, 2nd Btn. 60th Foot

 Bt Baldwin before 1928

Kabul to Kandahar 1880 Bronze Star

Unnamed

Acquired before 1928

Kelat-i-Ghilzie 1842

Havildar Maun Sing, Regt. of Kelat-i-Ghilzie

Bt before 1928

Khedive’s Star (Egypt). With bar:

      Tokar 1891 (in Arabic)

Unnamed

Acquired before 1928

Khedive’s Star (Egypt)

Unnamed

Acquired before 1928

Kimberley Star (Mayor's Siege Medal 1900)

Capt. A. Ward, 21st Lancers (unofficially engraved)

Acquired before 1928

Liège Siege Medal 1914 (Belgian)

Bt Baldwin 1927

Hanoverian issue Army Long Service and Good Conduct (Wm. IV).   'Für Sechszehn Jährige treue Dienste'

Acquired before 1928