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DSO Medal Group | Royal Engineers | Lieut-Colonel

DSO Medal Group | Royal Engineers | Lieut-Colonel
DSO Medal Group | Royal Engineers | Lieut-Colonel
DSO Medal Group | Royal Engineers | Lieut-Colonel
DSO Medal Group | Royal Engineers | Lieut-Colonel
DSO Medal Group | Royal Engineers | Lieut-Colonel
DSO Medal Group | Royal Engineers | Lieut-Colonel
DSO Medal Group | Royal Engineers | Lieut-Colonel
DSO Medal Group | Royal Engineers | Lieut-Colonel

DSO Medal Group | Royal Engineers | Lieut-Colonel

 

 

For Gallant & distinguished services in the field

 

DSO Medal Group for sale to Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald Matheson, Royal Engineers [RE]. The medal group includes 7 medals mounted by Spinks, citations and documents.

  1. DSO
  2. OBE
  3. Queen's South Africa Medal (Cape Colony, Orange Free State, transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902),
  4. 1914 Mons Star with Bar Aug/Nov 1914
  5. War Medal
  6. Victory Medal with Leaf
  7. Coronation Medal

 

The citations, paperwork and related items include;

Matching set of medal ribbons for the tunic.

Citation from King George V conferring Matheson the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. Dated 8th February 1915. Facsimile George V signature to upper left.

Citation from General Sir Douglas Haig acknowledging Matheson in a Despatch for gallant & distinguished services in the field. Dated 13th November 1916.

Citation from General Sir Douglas Haig acknowledging  Matheson in a Despatch for gallant & distinguished services in the field. Dated 9th April 1917

Citation from King George V conferring Matheson the rank of Temporary Captain, Royal Engineers. Dated 4th June 1917. George V ink signature to upper centre.

Citation from King George V conferring Matheson the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. Dated 3rd June 1933. George V ink signature to upper right.

Document from Central Chancery Of The Orders of Knighthood to Lieut-Colonel Matheson.

Booklet 'The Statutes Of The Distinguished service Order.'

Field document to Matheson confirming hostilities will cease at 11.00hrs, November 11th.

Citation [Buckingham Palace heading] awarding Matheson the King George V Silver Jubilee Medal, 1935


Condition report: Medal group with some replacement ribbons. Mounted by Spinks possibly in the 1960s and with Spinks label to the reverse. QSA medal officially impressed. 1914 Star, War Medal & Victory Medal, replacements with engraved details. Documents with folds, otherwise generally clean.

Notes: Matheson was born in Edinburgh. He was awarded the DSO on 4th June 1917. Various copies of documents from the National Archives included in the sale.

Provenance: Rock Island Auctions, USA [2009].

Price:

2,750.00

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