The K.C.V.O. and C.B. group of ten to Colonel Sir Alfred Mordaunt Egerton, Royal Horse Guards, and Comptroller of the Household to H.R.H. Duke of Connaught,
Lot 55
The K.C.V.O. and C.B. group of ten to Colonel Sir Alfred Mordaunt Egerton, Royal Horse Guards, and Comptroller of the Household to H.R.H. Duke of Connaught,
Sold for £62,400 (US$ 104,883) inc. premium
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Lot Details
The K.C.V.O. and C.B. group of ten to Colonel Sir Alfred Mordaunt Egerton, Royal Horse Guards, and Comptroller of the Household to H.R.H. Duke of Connaught,
The Royal Victorian Order, K.C.V.O., Knight Commander's set of insignia, comprising neck badge and breast star in silver, silver-gilt and enamel, numbered (K102); The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B., Companion's breast badge, Civil Division, in gold; Coronation 1887, silver issue with bar for 1897; Coronation 1902, silver issue; Germany, Hesse, Order of Philip, Knight Commander's set of insignia, comprising neck badge and breast star in gold and enamel; Russia, Order of St.Anne, 2nd Class neck badge, in gold, silver, diamonds and enamel; Greece, Order of the Redeemer, Commander's breast badge, in gold and enamel; Sweden, Order of the North Star, Commander's neck badge, in gold and enamel; Sweden, Household Medal. Mounted in a display frame. (Lot)

Footnotes

  • K.C.V.O. London Gazette 15.6.1905.

    For the marriage of HRH Princess Margaret of Connaught.

    C.B. London Gazette 1.5.1896.

    For Comptroller and Treasurer of the Household of His Royal Highness the Duke of Connaught.

    Colonel Sir Alfred Mordaunt Egerton was born on the 30th March 1843, he was the youngest son of the Rev Thomas Egerton and Charlotte daughter of Sir William Milner, Bart of Nunappleton. He married the Hon Mary Georgina Ormsby-Gore, daughter of the 2nd Lord Harlech, 1878. He was educated at Eton, and then served in the 2nd Battalion Rifle Brigade; Second Lieutenant 23.7.1861; Lieutenant 19.12.1865. He served in India from 1863-66, then joined the 1st Battalion Rifle Brigade, serving in Canada from 1866-68. He joined the Royal Horse Guards in 1869; Captain 19.8.1874; Major 1.7.1881. He eventually retired as Colonel in 1888. He served as Equerry to H.R.H. the Duke of Connaught, from 1878. He was Comptroller and Treasurer to H.R.H. from 1890. He died on 26th May 1908.
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