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Sold on 6 July 2004

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Medals From The Collection of Hal Giblin

Hal Giblin


№ 421


6 July 2004

Hammer Price:

Seven: Serjeant-Major J. B. Cemery, Royal Army Medical Corps, late Medical Staff Corps, and Imperial Yeomanry Hospital Staff

Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (5049 2nd Cl. S. Sgt., M.S. Corps); Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (Serjt.-Major, I.Y. Hp. Staff); Coronation 1911; Jubilee 1935; Army L.S.& G.C., V.R. (5049 2nd Cl. S. Sergt. Med. S.C.); Army Meritorious Service Medal, E.VII.R. (1st Cl. S. Serjt., R.A.M.C.); Khedive’s Star 1884-6, unnamed, mounted as worn, some contact marks and edge bruising, generally very fine (13) £500-600

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, Medals From The Collection of Hal Giblin.

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John Benjamin Cemery, awarded the M.S.M. with £10 Annuity, 1 April 1904. Later Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London. Ref: The Annuity Meritorious Service Medal 1847-1953, by Ian McInnes p.376. See lots xxx and xxx for his son’s medals.

Sold with the related British Red Cross Society Cross, for Red Cross Nursing (04289 M. Cemery),
enamel damage; Primrose League, Sub-Warden’s badge, enamelled; R.S.P.C.A. ‘Band of Mercy’ Medal, bronze; unofficial Coronation and Jubilee medals (3), white metal.