A Great War M.C. group of nine to Major C.Cassidy, Royal Army Medical Corps,
Lot 150
A Great War M.C. group of nine to Major C.Cassidy, Royal Army Medical Corps,
Sold for £3,240 (US$ 5,445) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Great War M.C. group of nine to Major C.Cassidy, Royal Army Medical Corps,
Military Cross, G.V.R.; 1914-15 Star (Capt.C.Cassidy. R.A.M.C.); British War and Victory Medal with MID Oakleaf (Major C.Cassidy.); Defence Medal; War Medal; Khedive's Sudan 1910, three bars, S.Kordofan, Darfur 1916, Fasher, unnamed; Turkey, Order of Medjidieh, fourth class breast badge; Egypt, Order of the Nile, fourth class breast badge. Mounted as worn. Very fine. (9)

Footnotes

  • M.C. London Gazette 1.1.1917.

    Turkey, Order of Medjidieh, 4th Class. London Gazette 21.4.1914.

    Egypt, Order of the Nile, 4th Class. London Gazette 8.4.1919.

    M.I.D. London Gazette 11.12.1915; 8.8.1916; 26.1.1919.

    Sold with original certificates for the foreign awards, 3 original MID certificates and licence to wear the Egyptian award.

    Major Colin Cassidy was born at Lancaster on 22 May 1882. MRCS Eng LRCP Lond 1907 (Camb & St.Geo). Lieutenant 28.1.1907 and seconded 31.12.1907 (Guy's); Captain 28.7.1910; Major 28.1.1919. Retired Pay 1.12.1923. Ceased Reserve of Officers 30.3.1926; Rejoined 2.10.1939; Acting Lieutenant Colonel 16.10.1944; Temporary Lieutenant Colonel 16.1.1945. Reverted to Retired Pay 26.3.1947. He was seconded to the Egyptian Army 1909-19; served at Gallipoli 1915-16; Egyptian Expeditionary Force 1916-18, Assistant Adjutant General HQ Egyptian Army 1917. All medals confirmed but noted as Sudan medal entitled to two clasps.
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