A Great War C.B. group of three to Colonel W.G.S.Benson, Army Pay Department, late Essex Regiment,
Lot 106
A Great War C.B. group of three to Colonel W.G.S.Benson, Army Pay Department, late Essex Regiment,
Sold for £1,080 (US$ 1,733) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Great War C.B. group of three to Colonel W.G.S.Benson, Army Pay Department, late Essex Regiment,
A Great War C.B. group of three to Colonel W.G.S.Benson, Army Pay Department, late Essex Regiment,
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. Companion's neck badge in silver-gilt and enamel; Egypt 1882-89, undated reverse, one bar, The Nile 1884-85 (Lieut: W.G.S.Benson. 2/Essex: R.); Khedive's Star, dated 1884-6. The first good very fine, the second with some contact marks, good fine, the last very fine. (3)

Footnotes

  • C.B. London Gazette 1.1.1918.

    M.I.D. London Gazette 12.2.1918.

    Colonel William George Sackville Benson was born 25th February 1861. He was educated at Harrow, commissioned Second Lieutenant 2nd Battalion Essex Regiment, 1882; Captain attached Army Pay Department, 1890; Paymaster 10.11.1894; advanced Lieutenant Colonel 16.8.1907; advanced Colonel and Chief Paymaster, retired after serving in the Northern Command, 1919. He served in the UK for WW1 and was not entitled to campaign medals.
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