A Great War D.S.O. group of six to Major H.F.Searight, 1st Dragoon Guards,
Lot 128
A Great War D.S.O. group of six to Major H.F.Searight, 1st Dragoon Guards,
Sold for £1,680 (US$ 2,865) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Great War D.S.O. group of six to Major H.F.Searight, 1st Dragoon Guards,
Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R. in silver-gilt and enamel; Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, five bars, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, S.A.01, S.A.02 (Capt.H.F.Searight. 1/Drgn: Gds); Africa General Service 1902-56, one bar, N.Nigeria 1906 (Major H.F.Searight. 1/Dgn. Gds.); British War and Victory Medal with MID Oakleaf (Major H.F.Searight.); Jubilee 1897, silver issue. Mounted as worn. Extremely fine. (6)

Footnotes

  • D.S.O. London Gazette 1.1.1918.

    M.I.D. London Gazette 2.7.1907; 11.12.1917.

    Major Hugh Fforde Searight born in London 9th June 1875 and was educated at Charterhouse and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. He joined the 1st Dragoon Guards in 1895. Served in the South African War 1901-02. Brigade-Major, Northen Nigeria 1905-06; Commanded Mounted Infantry Northen Nigeria 1906-09 (despatches 2.7.07); Reserve of Officers, 1910-14; Acting Colonial Secretary, Falkland Islands, June-Sept 1911 and Oct 1912 to March 1913; D.A.Q.M.G.Northen Commander 1915-16; 67th Division, France 1917 (Despatches 11.12.17) D.S.O.(LG.1.1.18). Ministry of National Service,i/c Administration Limerick Area. He died 5th August 1942.

    Sold with assorted copied research.
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