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The Julian Johnson Collection

Julian Johnson, FRGS

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№ 24


10 May 2017

Hammer Price:

A Great War M.C. group of six awarded to Captain P. A. Burton, Royal Field Artillery, attached British Mission to Portuguese Corps

Military Cross, G.V.R., reverse engraved ‘Lt (A/Capt) P. A. Burton); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. P. A. Burton.); Jubilee 1935; Portugal, Republic, Military Order of Aviz, 5th Class breast badge, gilt and enamel, with enamel damage; Portugal, Republic, Victory Medal 1914-19, with gilt star on riband, good very fine, unless otherwise stated (6)

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M.C. London Gazette 1 January 1919.

Portugal, Military Order of Aviz, Chevalier,
London Gazette 21 August 1919.

Philip Augustine Burton was commissioned Second Lieutenant in the Royal Field Artillery, Special Reserve, 10 September 1916. He served during the Great War as Acting Captain attached British Mission to Portuguese Corps. The latter being under the overall command of Major-General C. A. Ker. Burton advanced to Lieutenant, 10 March 1918.