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

Nos 201-300

Ref. no.:

Medal:                              

Recipient & details:                       

201.  

Army Long Service and Good Conduct (Wm. IV)

Regt. Sgt. Maj. H. Kingshott, Waggon Train 1833

Bt. before 1928

202.  

Naval Long Service and Good Conduct (Wm. IV), Anchor type

Capt. Fore Top Aaron Carter, H. M. S. BRITANNIA, 22 years

18 April 1839

Acquired before 1928

203.  

H. E. I. C. Long Service and Good Conduct

Cpl. George Cade, 20th Hussars

'Corporal George Cade, 20th Hussars, 16th May 1862'

Acquired before 1928

204.  

Naval Long Service and Good Conduct (Victoria, wide suspension, obverse dated 1848)

AB Joshua Holdam, H. M. S. ILLUSTRIOUS, 26 years service

Not known to, or noted by Capt. Douglas Morris

Acquired before 1928

205.  

Naval Long Service and Good Conduct (Victoria)

AB George Kelsey, R. Y. VICTORIA & ALBERT

Acquired before 1928

206.  

Indian Army Long Service and Good Conduct (Victoria)

1735, Lance Naich Muhammadkahm, Corps of Guides In.

Acquired before 1928

207.  

Army Long Service and Good Conduct (Victoria)

3072, Pvt. Mathew Phillips, 80th Foot

Acquired before 1928

208.  

Naval Long Service and Good Conduct (Victoria, wide suspension)

Pvt. John Lea, Ryl. Marines, Plymouth Div., 21 years service

February 1848; received £5 gratuity.

Acquired before 1928

209.  

Volunteer Force Long Service and Good Conduct (Victoria)

Col. Sgt. R. Bransom, Royal. Berks. Regt.

Bt. before 1928

210.  

Long Service (Ed. VII) Volunteer

454, Sgt. Tr. W. J. Waterlow, HAC of London

See Group 5

211.  

Indian Army Long Service and Good Conduct for Europeans (Victoria 1859 issue)

Bombardier Patrick Cashman, 3rd Btn. Artillery

Acquired before 1928

212.  

Army Long Service and Good Conduct (Ed. VII)

59737, Battery Q. M. Sgt. J. Christie, R. F. A.

Bt. before 1928

213.  

Indian Army Long Service and Good Conduct (Ed. VII)

854, Sepoy Bahimullah, 25th Punjabis

Acquired before 1928

214.  

Naval Long Service and Good Conduct (Ed. VII)

169337, Chief Stoker James Mitchell, H. M. S. JASON

Acquired c. 1928

215.  

Naval Long Service and Good Conduct (Geo. V)

282791, Mech. E. F. Walter, H. M. S. COMMONWEALTH

Acquired before 1928

216.  

Special Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct (Ed. VII)

2238, Pvt. D. Murphy, 4th Royal. Munster Fus.

Bt Seaby 1927

217.  

Militia Long Service and Good Conduct (Ed. VII)

4343, Cpl. J. McNamara, 5th Royal Munster Fusiliers

Bt Seaby 1927

218.  

Indian Army Long Service and Good Conduct (Geo. V)

1st Driver Kamalapoory-Southuyaroo, Bullock Half Troop, Wellington

Acquired before 1928

219.  

Army Long Service and Good Conduct (Geo. V)

6280136, Pvt. W. Comber, The Buffs

Acquired before 1928

220.  

Naval Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct (Geo. V)

2339u, Stoker J. Whelan, R. N. R.

Bt before 1928

221.  

Maharajpoor Star 1843

Pvt. Thomas Waterman, 16th Lancers

Bt before 1928

222.  

Maharajpoor Star 1843

Capt. L. Fyler, 16th Lancers

See Group 8

223.  

Mashonaland, British South African Co., 1897

Corp. J. Munroe, British South. African Police

Bt Spink before 1928

224.  

Matabeleland, British South African Co., 1893

2020, Trooper M. E. Burns, B. B. Police

Bt before 1928

225.  

Meanee-Hyderabad 1843

Pvt. Thomas Nugent, 22nd Regt.

Bt before 1928

226.  

Medjidie, Order of (Turkish)

Col. L. Fyler, 12th Lancers

See Group 8

227.  

Mercantile Marine 1914-18

Alexander Dikson

Acquired before 1928

228.  

Meritorious Service (N. Z.) (Victoria)

61, Sgt. Frederick Carthy, R. N. Z. Arty (1903)

Bt before 1928

229.  

Meritorious Service East India Co.

Unnamed. FDC condition

Acquired before 1928

230.  

Meritorious Service (Victoria)

Regt. Sgt. Major R. Knight, 12th Lancers

Acquired before 1928

231.  

Meritorious Service (Ed. VII)

Colour Sgt. J. Costello, 27th Foot

Acquired before 1928

232.  

Meritorious Service (Geo. V) World War I

124957, Air Mech. 3 S. Prince, RAF

Acquired before 1928

233.  

Military Cross ('Loos' 25.9.1915)

Lieut. A. Dudley Hill, 1st Middx. Regt. (privately engraved)

Gift from Teresa Reece (friend),
  ?bt Baldwin 1935

234.  

Military Gen. Service 1793-1814 (1848)

      Pyrenees

Pvt. Robert McCullough, 3rd Foot

Bt before 1928

235.  

Military Gen. Service 1793-1814 (1848)

      Nive

      Nivelle

      St Sebastian

      Vittoria

      Salamanca

      Ciudad Rodrigo

      Fuentes d'Onor

      Busaco

      Talavera

Heinrich Muhlert, 2nd Line Btn. K. G. L.

Bt before 1928

236.  

Military Gen. Service 1793-1814 (1848)

      Sahagun & Benevente

Sgt. J. Elliott, 10th Hussars

Bt Baldwin April 1927

237.  

Military Gen. Service 1793-1814 (1848)

      Java

Pvt. A. Henderson, 78th Foot

Acquired before 1928

238.  

Military Gen. Service 1793-1814 (1848)

      Corunna

Pvt. John Cheetham, 76th Foot

Bt Spink before 1928

239.  

Military Gen. Service 1793-1814 (1848)

      St Sebastian

      Vittoria

      Salamanca

      Busaco

      Vimiera

      Roleia

Pvt. Joseph Weller, 9th Foot Norfolks

Not confirmed; EF+ condition

Acquired before 1928

240.  

Military Gen. Service 1793-1814 (1848)

      Egypt

Pvt. T. Sutton, 24th Foot

Bt Lowe before 1928

241.  

Military Gen. Service 1793-1814 (1848)

      Maida

      Talavera

Pvt. Thomas Boland, 61st Foot

Not confirmed; officially corrected

Bt before 1928

242.  

Military Gen. Service 1793-1814 (1848)

      Orthes

      Toulouse

Pvt. J. Richardson, Royal Artillery

Bt before 1928

243.  

Military Gen. Service 1793-1814 (1848)

      Chateaugay

Pvt. P. Lepart, Canadian Militia

Bt before 1928

244.  

Military Gen. Service 1793-1814 (1848)

      Chrystlers Farm

Pvt. John St Etienne, Canadian Militia

(Verified)

Bt before 1928

245.  

Military Gen. Service 1793-1814 (1848)

      Fort Detroit

Capt. John Bostwick, Canadian Norfolk Militia

Bt 1927

246.  

Military Gen. Service (Geo. V) (new)

      S. Persia

838, Lascar Maduraimuthu, I. O. D.

Bt Baldwin 1933

247.  

Military Gen. Service (Geo. V) (new)

      Kurdistan

5041, Sapper Dasappa, Madras S & M

Bt Baldwin before 1928

248.  

Military Gen. Service (Geo. V) (new)

      Iraq

      N. W. Persia

230013, Gunner F. H. Mather, R. Art.

Bt Baldwin before 1928

249.  

Military Medal (Geo V)

10216, Pvt. J. Hale, 5th Can. Mounted Rifles

Acquired before 1928

250.  

Military Medal with bar RR

16650, Pvt. W. Spouge, 3rd Grenadier Guards

London Gazette 11 October 1916 & 13 March 1918

Acquired before 1928

251.  

Mons Star 1914

549, Pvt. A. Campbell, 1st Btn. 5th Royal Highlander (Black Watch)

Acquired before 1928

252.  

Mons Star 1914; bar:

      5th Aug. 22nd Nov. 1914

8851, Pvt. P. McGeehan, 1st Btn. Liverpool Regiment

Acquired before 1928

        252A.

Mons Star 1914-15

       

9887, Sgt. E. J. Mott, Border Regt.

See Group 2.

253.  

Mysore, East India Co. 1791-2 (small, silver, with suspension)

Unnamed

Bt Gifford 1927

254.  

Natal Rebellion 1906

      1 clasp 1906

Pvt. W. Patter, Lancs. & Yorks. Contingent

Bt before 1928

255.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      1 June 1794   (576 issued)

AB Geo. Eyres, H. M. S. LEVIATHAN

(Verified)

Roll confirms as “AYRES”. A single clasp Syria medal to the same name is recorded.

Bt before 1928

256.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      1 June 1794

      12 Oct. 1798

      Boat Service 4 Feb. 1804

      CENTAUR 26 Aug. 1808

      Algiers

Midshipman Thomas Hewitt

(Verified)

4 clasps confirmed; BS clasp might well be a late claim.

Ex Palmer and Payne Collections.

Bt Baldwin before 1928

257.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

14 Mar. 1795 (111 issued)

Pvt. Wm. Kingston, R. M., H. M. S. ROMULUS

(Verified)

Roll confirms as “KINGSTONE”.

Bt Gifford before 1928

258.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

23 June 1795   (201 issued)

Surg'ns Mate Wm. Gladstone, H. M. S. SANSPAREIL

(Verified)

Roll confirms.

Bt before 1928

259.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

St Vincent   (363 issued)

Pvt. Wm Lloyd, R. M., H. M. S. ORION

(Verified)

Roll confirms a 3 clasp medal inc. St. Vincent, but also lists two Syria medals to the same name.

Acquired before 1928

260.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)         Camperdown 1797   (332 issued)

      Nile 1798   (351 issued)

      Egypt 1801   (626 issued)

AB David Davies, H. M. S. FOUDROYANT

Q. M. Gunner, H. M. S. VANGUARD

AB, H. M. S. BEDFORD

(Verified)

Roll confirms.

Ex Glendining, Oct. 1908

Bt Spink before 1928

261.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)  

      Nile 1798   (351 issued)

L. M. Jos. Rickerd, H. M. S. AUDACIOUS

(Verified)

Acquired before 1928

262.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Lion 15 July 1798 (21 issued)

      Basque Roads 1809

      27 Sept. 1810 Boat Service (34 issued)

Lieut. Henry Boyes, R. N. (joined 1796, Capt. 1842)
H. M. S. CALEDONIA

H. M. S. CALEDONIA

(Verified)

Roll confirms. Also entitled to China 1842 (Captain).

Ex Payne (1911) and Hamilton-Smith Collections (Glendining, 21-22 Nov. 1927, lot 1133).
Bt Baldwin 1928

263.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Gut of Gibraltar 12 July 1801 (152 issued)

Pvt. Amos Horton, R. M., H. M. S. AUDACIOUS

(Verified)

Roll confirms.

Bt before 1928

264.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Copenhagen 1801 (589 issued)

Pvt. John Cartwright, R. M., H. M. S. LONDON

(Verified)

Roll confirms.

Bt before 1928

265.  

See List of Medals Not Accounted For

266.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      CENTURION 18 Sept. 1804

      Trafalgar, H. M. S. REVENGE

      Basque Roads 1809, H. M. S. REVENGE

AB James Cole, H. M. S. REVENGE

(Verified)

Roll confirms.

Ex Whalley (1877) and Payne Collections.
Bt Baldwin 1928

267.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      4 June 1805 Boat Service (10 issued)

       Off Rota 4 April 1808

      GRASSHOPPER 24 Apr. 1808

Purser Thos. Bastin

(Verified)

Roll confirms (with notes).

Ex Hamilton-Smith Collection (Glendining, 21-22 Nov. 1927, lot 1139), when a second medal to the same recipient with single clasp was also sold.

Bt Baldwin 1928

268.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Guadalupe (509 issued)

      Trafalgar (1710 issued)

Geo. Ryder

One man of this name on Syria roll only; clasps not confirmed.

Acquired before 1928

269.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      4 Nov. 1805 (298 issued)

Lieut. John Reynolds, H. M. S. SANTA MARGARITA

(Verified)

Roll confirms.

Bt before 1928

270.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      St Domingo 1806 (410 issued)

AB Simon Redgrave, H. M. S. MAGICIENNE

(Verified)

Roll confirms.

Bt before 1928

271.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      London 13 Mar. 1806 (28 issued)

Clerk, Wm. K. Cowley

(Verified)

Roll confirms.

Ex Debenham’s, June 1899.
Bt Gifford before 1928

272.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Amazon 13 Mar. 1806 (30 issued)

Pvt. James Lavis, R. M.

(Verified)

Roll confirms.

Ex Hamilton-Smith Collection (Glendining, 21-22 Nov. 1927, lot 1046).
Bt Baldwin 1928

273.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Blanche 19 July 1806 (21 issued)

John Cowen

(Verified)

Roll confirms as JOHN COHEN.

Ex Murray Collection.
Bt Baldwin before 1928

274.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Stately 22 Mar 1808 (25 issued)

Robt. Miller, R. M.

(Verified)

G. H. roll confirms as STATELY 1809 (presumably in error for 1808). Apparently also entitled to St. Domingo clasp.

Bt Baldwin before 1928

275.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Seahorse with Badere Zaffere 1808 (35 issued)

Thos. Jenkins

(Verified)

Roll confirms.

Bt ‘NY auction 1927’

276.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Redwing 7 May 1808 (7 issued)

      Redwing 31 May 1808 (5 issued)

Bsn. Wm. Martin

(Verified)

Brooch-mounted. Ostensibly also entitled to COPENHAGEN 1801. Several men of the same name entitled to Syria and other clasps.

Ex Glendining, May 1915.

Bt Gifford before 1928

277.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Horatio 10 Feb. 1809

James Smith

(Verified)

Clasp not confirmed and its condition not commensurate with that of the medal itself.

Bt Gifford before 1928

278.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Basque Roads 1809 (646 issued)

Pvt. John Halpin, R. M., H. M. S. DONEGAL

Roll confirms.

Ex Greg, 1887.
Bt before 1928

279.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Martinique 1809

Ord. Wm. Frost, H. M. S. YORK

(Verified)

G. H. roll confirms.

Bt before 1928

280.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Martinique 2-10 Feb. 1809 (523 issued)

      Anse La Barque 18 Dec. 1809 (42 issued)

      Guadaloupe Jan-Feb. 1810 (509 issued)

AB Edward Rose, H. M. S. RINGDOVE in all 3 actions

(Verified)

Roll confirms. Suspension slightly slack.

Bt Baldwin 1927

281.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      BOADICEA 18 Sept. 1810 (16 issued)

Boy, John Wilson, R. M., H. M. S. BOADICEA

(Verified)

Brooch-mounted. A James Wilson listed for the clasp; several John Wilsons entitled to other clasps.

Bt Gifford before 1928

282.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Boat Service 28 June 1810

      Lissa 13 Mar. 1811

       Pelagosa 29 Nov. 1811

2nd Lieut. J. Meares, R. M., H. M. S. ACTIVE

(Verified)

Roll confirms.

Bt Spink before 1928

283.  

See List of Medals Not Accounted For

284.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Off Tamatave 20 May 1811 (79 issued)

      Java (715 issued)

      PHOEBE 28 Mar 1814

Josh Manning, H. M. S. PHOEBE

(Verified)

Roll confirms.

Ex Glendining, July 1904.
Bt ‘NY auction Nov 1926’

285.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      NORTHUMBERLAND 22 May 1812 (62 issued)

Boy (Trumpeter) John Carter

(Verified)

Brooch-mounted. Roll confirms but two men of this name also on Syria roll.

Ex Glendining, Sept. 1935.
Bt Baldwin 1936

286.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Shannon wh Chesapeake (49 issued)

John Filer, R. M., H. M. S. SHANNON

(Verified)

British-American War 1812-14

Roll confirms.

Ex Glendining, June 1919.
Bt before 1928

287.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      St Sebastian 1813 (292 issued)

Capt. of Forecastle Joshua Carson, H. M. S. REINDEER

(Verified)

Apparently correct on Hailes’ roll but no “Joshua Carson” listed by Message. Late claim?

Bt Baldwin 1927

288.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      EUROTAS 25 Feb. 1814 (31 issued)

Boy, John Hampton, H. M. S. EUROTAS

(Verified)

Roll confirms.

Ex Glendining, June 1907.
Bt Baldwin 1929

289.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Gluckstadt 5 Jan 1814 (45 issued)

Midshipman John P. Brouncker, H. M. S. DESIREE.

(Verified)

Brooch-mounted, worn and pitted. Roll confirms.

Ex Sotheby’s, November 1910.
Bt Gifford before 1928

290.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      HEBRUS with L'ETOILE 27 Mar. 1814 (40 issued)

Stephen Elliott

(Verified)

Roll confirms.


Ex Murray Collection, 1925.
Bt Baldwin before 1928

291.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      The Potomac 17 Aug. 1814 (107 issued)

Wm. Mathews, R. M., H. M. S. EURYALUS

(Verified)

British-American War 1812-14

G. H. roll confirms.

Bt before 1928

292.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      VENERABLE 16 Jan. 1814 (31 issued)

Boy, Wm. Fowler

(Verified)

Roll confirms (also two men of the same name on Algiers and Syria rolls).

Ex Gray Collection (?).
Bt Gifford before 1928

293.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      ENDYMION wh PRESIDENT (63 issued)

Boy, Thos. Rowlands, H. M. S. ENDYMION

(Verified)

British-American War 1812-14

Roll confirms.

Ex Whalley Collection, 1877.
Bt before 1928

294.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Gaieta 24 July 1815 (89 issued)

Thos. Cook, R. M., H. M. S. BERWICK

(Verified)

Roll confirms (same name also on Syria and other rolls).

Ex Sotheby’s, November 1912.
Bt Seaby 1937

295.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Algiers 1816 (1362 issued)

Pvt. Robt. Emming, R. M., H. M. S. QUEEN CHARLOTTE

(Verified)

Roll confirms.

Bt before 1928

296.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Navarino 1827 (1137 issued)

AB Edward Birch, H. M. S. TALBOT

(Verified)

Roll confirms.

Bt Lowe before 1928

297.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Syria Nov. 1840 (6877 issued)

Francis Noake

(Verified)

Roll confirms as “NOAKES”.

Bt before 1928

298.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Boat Service 1 Nov. 1809, H. M. S. CUMBERLAND (117 issued)

      Boat Service 2 May 1813, H. M. S. VOLUNTAIRE (49 issued)

Simon Davies, R. M.

(Verified)

Roll confirms as “DAVIS”. No other Simon Davis or Davies listed by Message.

Bt Spink 1926

299.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Boat Service Apr.–May 1813 (54 issued)

Lieut. G. Bishop, H. M. S. STATIRA

(Verified)

British-American War 1812-14

Roll confirms.

Ex Glendining, Jan. 1903.
Bt Gifford before 1928

300.  

Naval Gen. Service (1848)

      Boat Service 14 Dec. 1814 (205 issued)

Midshipman Fras Dornford

(Verified)

British-American War 1812-14

Roll confirms. Surname officially corrected from “DURNFORD”.

Ex Glendining, October 1925.
Bt Baldwin before 1928