Lot Archive


№ 580


30 June 1994

Hammer Price:

The Great War pair to Sub-Lieutenant W.F. Humphery, Royal Navy, who was mentioned in despatches during Word War Two for Operation 'Streamline Jane'

BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (S.Lt., R.N.) nearly very fine (2)

M.I.D., London Gazette, 23 February, 1943. Acting Commander (Retired) William Frederick Humphery.

'Streamline Jane' was the codename for the operations at Majunga and Tanarive, Madagascar, in September 1942, resulting in the capture of the island from Vichy French forces.