A Great War C.B., C.I.E., and Boer War D.S.O. group of eleven to Brigadier General O.B.S.F.Shore, In
Lot 143
A Great War C.B., C.I.E., and Boer War D.S.O. group of eleven to Brigadier General O.B.S.F.Shore, Indian Army,
Sold for £7,050 (US$ 11,512) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Great War C.B., C.I.E., and Boer War D.S.O. group of eleven to Brigadier General O.B.S.F.Shore, Indian Army,
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B., Companion's neck badge in silver-gilt and enamel; The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, C.I.E., Companion's neck badge in gold and enamel; Distinguished Service Order, V.R., in silver-gilt and enamel; India General Service 1895-1902, two bars, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 (Major O.B.S.F.Shore 18th Bl.Lcrs); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, three bars, Cape Colony, Driefontein, Transvaal (Major O.B.S.F.Shore. D.S.O., 18/Beng: Lcrs:); King's South Africa, two bars, S.A.01, S.A.02 (Maj O.B.S.F.Shore. D.S.O.. Beng. Lcrs.); British War and Victory Medal with MID Oakleaf (Brig.Gen. O.B.S.F. Shore.); Delhi Durbar 1911; Russia, Order of St.Vladimir, fourth class breast badge with swords, in gold and enamel; Serbia, Order of the White Eagle, 3rd Class neck badge with swords, in silver-gilt and enamel. The medals court mounted as worn. Good very fine or better. (11)

Footnotes

  • C.B. London Gazette 1914
    C.I.E. London Gazette 1916
    D.S.O. London Gazette 27.9.1901. In recognition of services during operations in South Africa.
    M.I.D. London Gazette 5.4.1898; 10.9.1901; 19.10.1916; 14.11.1916.

    Brigadier General Offley Bohum Stovin Fairless Shore was born on 9.8.1863 and was the only son of Offley Bohum and Anna Maria Shore nee Leishman. He was educated privately and abroad and entered the army as Second Lieutenant, West Yorkshire Regiment, 19.5.1882, and was transferred to the Bengal Cavalry on 27.4.1884, promoted to Captain 10.5.1893; appointed D.A.A.G. India 1895-1900 and passed the Staff College. He served on the North West Frontier of India 1897-98 in Malakand as Section Commandant, Lines of Column (5.8.1897-30.9.1897), took part in the action at Landakai and during operations in Bajaur. He took part in the Tirah Expedition 1897-98 as Section Commandant, Lines of Column (5.10.1897 to 10.2.1898), afterwards on Staff; served during the action of Chagru, received Brevet of Major 20.5.1898; Major 10.7.1901. Saw active service in South Africa 1900-2, served as Special Staff Officer, afterwards on Staff; as Commandant Matjesfontein, and as Deputy Administrator at Ceres; in the Transvaal, Orange Free State, Cape Colony, Orange River Colony. The DSO was presented to him in Delhi on 27.12.1903. Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel 1.6.1906; Brevet of Colonel 30.7.1910; Colonel 1.1.1911; Temprorary Brig-General 3.4.1913 to 29.4.1918. Served in European War in the Indian Expeditionary Force "D" 13 Jan to 11 Oct 1916; as Deputy Inspector General of Commissions, IEF "D", Mesopatamian Expeditionary Force 12.10.1916 to 9.7.1917. He was appointed General Staff Officer, 1st Grade, MEF 10.7.1917 to 29.4.1918.
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