An extremely fine and detailed watercolour of H.M.S Warrior by John Batchelor M B E . The approx size of the painting is 5 inches x 7 inches signed by artist , this would have been painted as and photographed for one of the many books that he illustrated. n.b not framed read more
A Bronze Sculpture of an Imperial German Standard Bearer this was a presentation piece to " Oberst Barth "103rd Regt dated 1900-1902 there is a brass plaque on the rear of the base with all the names of his fellow officers inscribed. This Bronze was produced by Gussv. Pirner & Franz Dresden = Lobtau. This was purchased from the" Shell Hole "Ypres many years ago and used to sit over the firepl... read more
M.M. Only to SPR J. McLeod 252 T/COY R.E.
M.M. Off: Named 137538 SJT. J. McLeod 252/CO. R.E.
It is assumed as his M.M. was in Gazette 1st Sept 1916 that the award was for mining operation at the start of the Somme offensive 1st July 1916.
Further research required to Tunneling Records. read more
Military Cross and Pair:
Military Cross GV, British war and victory medals to Captain Herbert Massingberd Pentreath, MRCS, LRCP,
Royal Army Medical Corps TF. Qualifying as a Doctor of Medicine in 1899 he was commissioned in October 1914 and proceeded to France in February 1917. Severely injured in May 1917 when he was crushed by a lorry overturning, he returned to France in October 1917 and served with 255 Tunn... read more