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ABM6 Group of Four WW1 Campaign Medals All Named to Same Person. Condition is Used.
Set of Four WW1 Campaign Medals all Named to Same Person
Queens South Africa Medal ... (Type 1)
22153 TPR: W.E. CHAPPELL. 59th IMP:YEO
With 5 Bars South Africa 1902
South Africa 1901
Orange Free State
Type I. Because the war was expected to reach its conclusion in 1900
Medals were struck with the reverse dates “1899-1900”.
The wreath in Britannia’s hand points towards the letter “R” in “AFRICA”.
At least 70 and as many as 300 were issued members of Lord Strathcona’s
Horse who had returned to Canada before the end of the war.
Type I medals are extremely rare.
LEFT OF CENTER
GORGE IVS OMN:REX ET IND:IMP: 1914 to 1918
460685 A.C.S. MJR. W.E. CHAPPELL 44-CAN. INF.
Royal Canadian Infantry
RIGHT OF CENTER
The Allied Victory Medal
460685 A.C.S. MJR. W.E. CHAPPELL 44-CAN. INF. Royal Canadian Infantry
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal King Edward VII Version
C.S.M. (W.O. CL 2) E.W. CHAPPELL WINN. L.I. (Appears Initials were Reversed in Error)
The medal was struck in silver and is a disk, 1.42 inches (36 millimetres) in diameter, with a raised rim on each side. It is suspended from a plain, straight, swivelling silver bar, affixed to the medal by means of a single-toe claw and a pin through the upper edge of the medal, with double scroll claw supports on the rim.
The obverse of the medal depicts the reigning monarch. Three obverse versions of the medal were struck.
The original Queen Victoria version of 1899 has a diademed and veiled (widowed) effigy of the Queen, facing left, circumscribed with the legend "VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX". The initials "TB" of medallist Sir Thomas Brock KCB RA are in the field below the bust.
The King Edward VII version, introduced after his succession to the throne in 1901, displays his effigy in Field Marshal's uniform, facing left, circumscribed with the legend "EDWARDVS VII REX IMPERATOR". The initials "DES" of medallist George William de Saulles are in the field below the bust.
The King George V version, introduced after his succession to the throne in 1910, shows the King in Field Marshal's uniform, facing left, and is circumscribed with the legend "GEORGIVS V BRITT: OMN: REX ET IND: IMP:". The initials "BM" of Australian medallist Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal KCVO appear under the shoulder of the bust.
The reverse shows an ornamental shield bearing the legend "FOR LONG SERVICE IN THE COLONIAL AUXILIARY FORCES" in five lines. Above the shield is the Imperial Crown with a spray of oak leaves to the left and a spray of laurel to the right.
The ribbon is plain dark green and 1 1⁄4 inches (32 millimetres) wide. The same ribbon was used for the Volunteer Long Service Medal, the Volunteer Long Service Medal for India and the Colonies and the Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officers Decoration.
All 4 Named to same Person (Rare)
Titles of Distinction