Lot Archive


№ 351


12 May 1993

Hammer Price:

A Mons group of six to Lieutenant Colonel R. Sephton, Royal Engineers and Indian Cavalry Division

1914 MONS STAR (8103 Sjt., 1/Ind. Cay. Div.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS M.I.D. (Lt. Col.); JUBILEE 1935; CORONATION 1937; Japan ORDER OF THE RISING SUN, 4th class breast badge in silver-gilt and enamels, the group mounted as worn together with related ribbon bar, good very fine (6)

Ralph Sephton was educated at Gonville and Cams College, Cambridge University and served in France with the Royal Engineers. Before being commissioned in May, 1915, he served with the signal section R.E., attached to the 1st Indian Cavalry Division, during the retreat from Mons.