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Lot 83
A Great War O.B.E. group of six to Major H.G.Shorto, Army Service Corps,
Sold for £763 (US$ 1,186) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Great War O.B.E. group of six to Major H.G.Shorto, Army Service Corps,
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E., 1st type, Military Division; 1914-15 Star (Major H.G.Shorto. A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medal (Major H.G.Shorto); Volunteer Force Long Service and Good Conduct, E.VII.R. (Captain & Q.MR: H.G.Shorto. 2/V.B. Devon Regt); Territorial Decoration, G.V.R., engraved (Major H.G.Shorto. A.S.C. T.F. 1917). Mounted as worn with corresponding miniature medals. Good very fine. (12)

Footnotes

  • O.B.E. London Gazette 3.6.1919.

    Major Harry George Shorto served on the Gallipoli Expedition as Senior Supply Officer for the 29th Division; was O.C. Lough Swilly Sub District, Irish Command. He served from August 1914 until January 1920. He lived at Rochester House, Alton Road, Plymouth.
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