Four to Lieutenant Colonel J.P.Bliss, West India Regiment,
Lot 197
Four to Lieutenant Colonel J.P.Bliss, West India Regiment,
Sold for £2,040 (US$ 3,390) inc. premium
Lot Details
Four to Lieutenant Colonel J.P.Bliss, West India Regiment,
Ashanti Star 1896, unnamed as issued; East and West Africa 1887-1900, two bars, Sierra Leone 1898-99, 1897-98 (Capt & Adjt: J.P.Bliss, 2:W.I.Regt); 1914-15 Star, erased; British War and Victory Medal (Lt.Col.J.P.Bliss.), mounted as worn. With two silver cigarette cases, and a silver cigarette box, each with relevant descriptions, together with minor coins etc. The second bar now not attached to the first, otherwise toned very fine. (Lot)

Footnotes

  • Lieutenant Colonel John Plomer Bliss was born 21.11.1870; Second Lieutenant March 1892; Lieutenant 14.11.1893; Captain 8.6.1898; Adjutant 27.8.1898-26.8.1902, served in the Ashanti Expedition 1895-6, and then West Africa 1897-99 being employed in the Hinterland, and the Operations in Sierra Leone 1898-99, medal with two clasps.

    His Medal Index Card states he served in German East Africa from 26th July 1916 and makes no mention of a Star having been awarded. His address was Up Park Camp, Cross Roads P.O., Jamaica.
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