Members' wants

The following wanted adverts are posted by members of the OMRS and mirrors their advert displayed in the OMRS Journal. If on reading the adverts you think you may be able to help in any way then just click on Respond to Advertiser  below the relevant advert and you will be able to send them an email direct. If you wish to place an advert then please visit the shop and select Members Wants and fill in the required form.

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A member is seeking to locate/purchase the following BWM to 341990 Cpr 1 A. Billington, RN; BWM, Vic, Plaque to 45692 Gnr E. Bridges, 44/39 RA; BWM, Vic, to 1435/955443 Gnr William H. Boyes, 15 Bty RFA; BWM, Vic to 78769/1012342 Dvr E. W. Cook, RA.; BWM, Plaque to 38808 Pte R. J. B. Carter, 1/17 Ldon Regt.; QSA 3 cls, KSA, 1914 Trio 23944 Tptr/Sgt Charles Curran, 5 RFA/RA; Vic, Plaque 7410 Pte Samuel Cornell, HAC; BWM, Vic, 5515 Gnr J. Curran, RGA; QSA 66987 Gnr H. Edwards, RGA; Vic K34905 Sto 2/C F. T. Elflain, RN;  Crimea & Turkish Crimea 2442 Gnr J. Fletcher 6/2 RA; 1914/5 Trio 1278/755167 Dvr/Sgt. Harold T. Fox, C/251 RFA/RA; IGSM 1895 RofChitral & PF 6566 Gnr. Patrick Freely, 3Mtn RA; BWM, Vic LS&GC 9924 Gnr/LBdr Jesse Gomm, RA; 1914 Trio 56029/10082 Pte/Cpl. Arthur E. Gilburt, Essex Rgt; MGSM Vitt & S/Seb Dvr John Hayes RHA; Punjab 3249 Pte. Jeremiah Horrigan, 32 Ft; Egypt 1882, 2285 Cllr Mkr T. Hayward, N/A RHA; BWM & Vic 91172 Bdr. Frank Hannam 27/7 Bde CEF; 

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A member is seeking to locate/purchase the following: East and West Africa Medal, clasp Gambia 1894 (T.MURRAY A.B HMS RALEIGH, China medal 1900 (T.MURRAY A.B HMS ARETHUSA), Memorial Plaques to Henry Goldie Jones and George Charles Fennemore. Also looking for a named example of the General Service medal 1918-62 with clasp Bomb and Mine clearance 1945-56 and General Service medal 1918-62 with clasp Berlin Airlift. 

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A member is seeking the following:

Stewart Henry Tschudi Broadwood (1888-1926). Sold Drewetts, 29 May 2014, lot 148. 1914-15 Star (2. Lieut. S. H. T. Broadwood. S. Gds), British War and Victory Medals, 1914-1920 (Lieut. S. H. T. Broadwood). 

2nd Lt. Hon. Denis Bertram Sydney Buxton (1897-1917). Medals not known.

Captain Alfred F. Cotton (1850-1889), Bengal Staff Corps. Medals sold by Noonans Lot 117, 17 Sept 2004.

(a) Afghanistan 1878-80.

(b) Izzat-i-Afghania, gold medal.

(c) Afghanistan, unidentified silver medal.

Capt Duke Arthur Crofton RN (1850-1917). 

Maj Richard Martin Crofton RHA (1854-1899).

Maj Henry Caldwell Crofton RHA (1856-1947).

Hugh Lefroy Crofton (1884-1917).

Philip Duke Crofton OBE (1886-1951), Commander RN.

John Henry Crofton (1889-1914). 

Sir Richard Marsh Crofton (1891-1955). 

Capt Richard Cecil Milman Crofton MC (1895-1941).

Admiral Sir Leopold George Heath (1817-1907).

Admiral Sir Herbert Leopold Heath (1861-1954).

Captain Raymond Leopold Grieg Heath (1885-1915).

Details of medals not known.

Maj Gen Gerard William Egerton Heath (1897-1980). Sold 5 April 2005, Noble Numismatics, Sydney, Lot 4005. Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB); Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE); Distinguished Service Order (1945); Military Cross (1916); 1914-15 Star; British War Medal 1914-18 (Capt. G.W.E. Heath.); Victory Medal (Capt. G.E.W. Heath); 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence Medal; British War Medal 1939-45 (MID); Coronation Medal 1953. 

Lt Colonel Frederick Dunbar Heath (1889-1954). WWI medals. 

2nd Lt Martin Frederick Heath-Caldwell RHA (1893-1915). Looking for his brass death plaque.

Arthur Whitmore Isaac (1873-1916) 5th Bn., Worcestershire Regiment. WWI medals.

Capt John Edmund Valentine Isaac DSO (1880-1915) 5th Fusiliers. WWI medals.

Commander Edwin Mansergh Palmer RN OBE (1882-1963). WWI medals.

Captain Irving Montgomery Palmer, D.S.C., R.N. (1889 – 19??). WWI medals.

Major Richard Lodge Palmer DSO MC OBE (Horse Artillery) (1892-1956). WWI. 

Commander Joseph Mansergh Palmer (1912-1999).

1939-45 and Atlantic Stars, War Medal with Mentioned in Despatches Oak leaf, Korea medal. United Nations Korea Medal and Naval General Service Medal 1909-1962 with Near East clasp 

Admiral Alexander Robinson Palmer (1879-1958).

Order of the British Empire. China War Medal 1900. 1914-15 Star. War and Victory Medals with Mentioned in despatches.

These were sold by Lawrence Fine Art Auctioneers Ltd, Crewkerne, 19 May 2022.

Lt Gen George Edward Langham Somerset Sandford RE (1840-1901). Details of medals not known.

Lt David Cuthbert Lyall Holland (1915-2007). WW2.

Capt Michael James Holland MC 1870-1956 Kings Horse.

Arthur Henry Loring RN (1855-1931).

John Nigel Loring (1896-1915).

Maj Edward Joshua Loring MC RE 

Commander Matthew James Harrison RN (Royal Navy) (1846?-1926)

Lt Comd Thomas Edmund Harrison (1879-1914)

Lt. Commander George Basil Harrison (1882-1915)

Col William Douglas Whatman (1860-1929) 

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A member is looking to reunite a medal group for a Rifle Brigade soldier 1074 PTE A. Griffin's KSA with x2 clasps and British South Africa Company Medal - with Mashonaland Clasp. Also looking for QSA clasps, PAARDEBERG, DRIEFONTEIN, JOHANNESBURG, DIAMOND HILL and RELIEF OF KIMBERLEY. 

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A member is seeking WW1 Medals to the Welsh Guards. WW1 Medals to Men from the St.Clears, Llanddowror, Bancyfelin, Meidrim, Whitland and Narberth areas of SW Wales. 1914 Star Trio to 8001 B Williams, Welsh Regiment. Also WW1 Military War Medals attributed to Prison Officers. 

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A member seeks a 2” wide gold (pre-1859) C.B. riband buckle either by purchase or by exchange for the later post-1859 1.5” gold buckle.
Member also seeks WWI trios to Col. F A Smith, 2nd Rajputs, Lt Col B E Anderson, 59th Scinde Rifles, and a neck riband for the CIE. 

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A member wishes to purchase Royal Observer Corps long service medals in singles or in groups. Also wishes to communicate with fellow ROC medal collectors. 

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A member seeks to locate and/or to purchase the following medals – MGS, clasp Chrysler’s Farm and the Army of India, clasp Ava to Sgt Marmaduke Kearns, 41St Foot. 

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A member is seeking to locate/purchase the following medals: County Borough of Bolton Police Good Service Medal in silver awarded by The Watch Committee to Inspector Thomas Gresty on 25 Jan 1922 to re-unite with his IGS NE Frontier Medal 1891.

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A member is seeking to locate/purchase the following medals: 32424 Gunner Richard Adamson, 6/1 S. Scottish Div IGSM 1854, Hazara 1888 & Hazara 1891; K 24872 Ch. Sto. Bertie Appleton, RN 1914-15 Star, trio & Navy LSGC; Bdr. James Bennett, 3 Troop, Bombay Horse Artillery Punjab Medal Mooltan, Goojerat; 4719 Rfn Rowland John Burberry, 2 KRRC Khedives Medal Khartoum, QSA Belfast, Defence of Ladysmith, Laing’s Nek, KSA 2 bars and 79175 Pte/RSM Rowland John Burberry, 31 CEF 1914/5 trio, 4112 Gnr William Collar, 1/2 Bengal Horse Artillery Punjab Chilianwala, Mooltan; 46855 Gnr/Sgt. Charles Boylan, 12 Bty RFA, 27 Bde, RFA and C/59 Bde RFA 1914, BWM, Delhi Durbar 1911; 1406 Sgt, Robert Phillip Constable, P Bty RHA 1914 Lt to Capt QSA Paar, Drief, Dia Hill, Witt, Rel of Kim, KSA 2 cls. 1914/5 trio; Sgt John Jowit, 3/2 Bengal Horse Artillery Sutlej Medal and Punjab Medal.

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A member is seeking a Group of 3 medals to Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Herbert Goldthorpe, 3rd Punjab Cavalry, later commanded the 1st/4th Battalion (Queen’s Edinburgh Rifles), Royal Scots at the Second Battle of Gaza during the Great War, and saw further service with the Welsh Horse
2 IGS noted as follows:- India General Service, 1895-1902, 2 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 (Lieut. F. H. Goldthorpe 3rd. Punjab Cavy.), engraved in a running script; India General Service, 1895-1902, 3 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Samana 1897, Tirah 1897-98 (Lieut. F. H. Goldthorp) and China, 1900, single clasp, Relief of Pekin (Captn. F. H. Goldthorpe 3d. Pjb Cavy), engraved in a running script, correction to regiment. The three medals had been sold as a group at one point. 



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A member is seeking medals, plaques - singles or groups, or any ephemera named to DUGGAN, DUGAN and close variations, and anything to men who herald from Sutton Coldfield, Minworth, Warwickshire - now West Midlands. 

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A member is seeking genuine original issue ribbon for the following Metropolitan Police medals:
-1887/1897 Police Jubilee Medal;
-1902 Coronation Police Medal;
-1911 Coronation Police Medal. 
Need enough of each to swing mount on a standard medal bar- longer lengths preferred! Will pay a reasonable amount, + postage etc.


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A member is seeking medals to recipients from the Orkney Islands, Scotland. Other main interests include Seaforth Highlanders, Cameron Highlanders, Lovat Scouts and recipients from the villages of Cawdor & Croy near Inverness.

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A member is seeking to purchase any QSA or KSA to the Driscoll Scouts. I am particularly looking for the following men who served with the Driscoll Scouts: 752 Trp H Clements. 243 Serjt H Lloyd. 430 Trp J Moriarty. 200 Trp W Clarke. 345 F. Serjt J M Dunn. 789 Trp C M Kingwill. 936 Trp H Ritchie. Lieut E P Prestwich. 26419 Trp J Allander. QSA to 532 Private E Moss Queenstown Rifle Volunteers. QSA to Trooper C Castleman Prince Alfred's Vol Guards and KSA to 952 Trp C Castleman Driscoll Scouts.

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A member would like to locate his great grandfather’s medals: South Africa 1877–9, Egypt 1882, both no clasp, to Corporal 1854 William Gibbs, Army Service Corps. 

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A member would like to locate and/or purchase the Queen's South Africa Medal with Belmont, Wittebergen and Transvaal clasps and King's South Africa Medal, 2 clasps, awarded to Major Bryce Stewart, Royal Munster Fusiliers. 

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A member is seeking Great War ODMs/memorial plaques etc. to members of the Canadian Postal Corps and Canadian Army Medical Corps (CAMC) nursing sisters; Great War ODMs to the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. 

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A member is seeking to locate/purchase the following: WWII DSO, OBE, DFC medal group to 40343 Wg Cdr D.J. PENMAN; WWII DFMs to 755147 Roy NIVEN and 956072 Kenneth LEACH; GVI RAF LSGC to 341648 Sgt S.A.E. KING, RAF; WW1 officer Memorial Plaques to John BELL-HUGHES, Eric Lea Priestly EDWARDS, William Armine EDWARDS, Thomas Wardlaw HORNE, Thomas Edwards LAWSON-SMITH, Walter Frederick PARRISS and Christian Franklyn Hales RUMBOLD; BWM to Capt F.C.W. Wynter; 1914-15 Star to 2LT L.H. St G. Farrer.

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A member would appreciate offers of any Bedfordshire Yeomanry items from 1900 to 1939 including medals to those who served in the Boer War with the 1st draft of the 28th company I.Y. (number range 14891 to 15003). Anything considered including groups/broken items/singles/silver war badges and plaques. Long service and gallantry especially sought. Also seeking WW1 medals to members of the Tingey family from Shefford, Beds.

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A member is looking for the following family medals: Queen’s Sudan Medal to 4263 Pte G.W. Shoebottom, Royal Warwickshire Regt; QSA to 4263 Sgt G.W. Shoebottom, Royal Warwickshire Regt; WW1 trio to 2418 Sgt G.W. Shoebottom, Royal Warwickshire Regt; WWI trio to TC500 Trimmer W.A. Shoebottom, RN Reserve; WWI trio to 7/36349 Dvr A. Shoebottom, RASC; Egypt Medal 1882 to 1697 Cpl V.T. Hebditch, 2nd Yorks and Lancs Regt; WWI pair to 19064 Pte A. Hebditch, Yorks and Lancs Regt; WW1 trio to 785798 Dvr F. Hebditch, RFA; WWI trio to 3197 Pte A. Hebditch, 15th Battalion West Yorkshire Regt; QSA to 32342 Tpr J.R. Hebditch, 3rd Battalion Imperial Yeomanry.

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A member seeks WWI medals and Memorial Plaques to the Welsh Guards; WWI medals etc to men from the St Clears, Llanddowror, Banc y Felin, Meidrim, Whitland and Narberth areas of SW Wales; 1914 Star trio to Pte 8001 B. WILLIAMS, 2nd Welsh Regiment.