Lot Archive


№ 496


5 March 1996

Hammer Price:

A Great War D.S.O. group of five awarded to Major H. T. Morshead, Royal Engineers
Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R., a contemporary copy in silver-gilt and enamels; 1914-15 Star (Capt., R.E.); British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. (Lt.Col.); India General Service 1908-35, 2 clasps, Mahsud 1919-20, Waziristan 1919-21 (Maj., R.E.) very fine (5)

D.S.O. London Gazette 1 January, 1917.
London Gazette 4 January, 1917, and 5 July, 1919.
Colonel Morshead was educated at Winchester and R.M.A., Woolwich. He served in France and Belgium from August 1915 till September 1917 when he was wounded, and from December 1917 till November 1918. He served with the Waziristan Field Force in 1920.