A British medal group for Brigadier-General charles Ernest Graham Norton
Lot 9157
A British medal group for Brigadier-General Charles Ernest Graham Norton
Sold for US$ 2,925 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A British medal group for Brigadier-General Charles Ernest Graham Norton
Comprising: 1) Commander of the Bath Military Division neck badge in silver gilt, together with original box from Garrard & Co., London and Calcutta as well as the neck ribbon. 2) South Africa Company's Medal 1890-97. 3) Queen's South Africa with five bars; South Africa 1902, South Africa 1901, Transvaal, Orange Free State, Cape Colony. 4) British War Medal. 5) Victory Medal with MID (mention in dispatch) device. 6) 1911 Delhi Durbar medal. Framed and glazed with a photograph of the General in full dress and a synopsis of his service record.
Condition: Medals with dark patina, ribbons with minor staining and fraying.
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Footnotes

  • Note: Brigadier-General Charles Ernest Graham Norton, C.B, C.S.I., 1869-1953. Educated at Harrow and Sandhurst. Joined the 7th (Queen's Own) Hussars, 1889, Lieutenant-Colonel 1915; served Matabeleland 1896-97, South African War 1901-02 (mentioned in dispatches); World War I, commanded 7th Cavalry Brigade, Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force, 1917-19; Director of Remounts, War Office, 1921-25; Aide-de-camp to the King, 1918-26.
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