A Boar war/WW1 medal group, miniatures, a silver cup for shooting, three photos, housed within a wal
Lot 155
A Boar war/WW1 medal group, miniatures, a silver cup for shooting, three photos, housed within a walnut box
Sold for £4,935 (US$ 7,995) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Great War M.C., D.C.M. group of eight to Lieutenant R.Steed, Royal Fusiliers,
Military Cross, G.V.R.; Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (6898 Sjt: R.Steed. R.Fus:); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, five bars, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal (6898 Cpl R.Steed, 2nd RL: Fus:); King's South Africa, two bars, S.A.01, S.A.02 (6898 Corpl: R.Steed. RL: Fusiliers.); 1914-15 Star (L-6898 S.Mjr R.Steed. R.Fus.); British War and Victory Medal (Lieut.R.Steed.); Army Long Service and Good Conduct, G.V.R. (6898 Sjt: R.Steed. R.Fus.). Mounted as worn, with corresponding miniatures. Sold together with a Shooting Cup engraved (NCO's Shooting Cup 1909 Presented by Lieut. T.W.Pragnell IV Hussars Col Sgt R.Steed), three photographs, Investiture ticket, dated 25.2.1920. Toned, very fine. (Lot)

Footnotes

  • M.C. London Gazette 27.7.1918. No Citation. (Royal Fusiliers attd Nigeria R. W.A.F.F.).

    D.C.M. London Gazette 11.3.1916. (attached 3rd Bn Nigeria Regiment).
    For conspicuous gallantry and excellent services rendered throughout the campaign.

    M.I.D. London Gazette 11.3.1916 and 31.5.1916.

    Employed with West African Frontier Force from 18.11.1915. British, German and Portuguese East Africa, Nyasaland and Northern Rhodesia 10.12.1916 to 14.2.1918. Kamerun and Nigeria 24.8.1914 to 26.1.1916. Wounded.
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