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Welcome to Bostock (Militaria) Medals. With over 50 years experience in the hobby.
Member OMRS (45 years)., OMSA., MCCC, and BMS (well over 30 and counting). "Good Hunting", carry on...


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Unique name on the NGS roll. Frederick Granville as a BOY served aboard the 18 gun Brig-Sloop HMS Wasp during the operations off Syria 1840 A rarely seen senior field officers Mutiny medal. Lieut.-Colonel Thomas Ross 73rd Regt who commanded a force on the Nepual frontier in 1859 and drove the rebels from the plains of Tilawara. As Lieut. General he commanded the 2nd Bn. 24th Foot - The South Wales Borderers The excellent medal awarded John Turner, an Able Seaman on board the 562 ton Sloop HMS Modeste during the China (Opium) War in 1842. The impressive dated reverse Egypt medal awarded to John Moffat Mein 19th Hussars who fought in the action at ABU KLEA, later taking part in the Jameson Raid, the Boer War. Being well documented he later lied about his age and was killed in action K. 5. Henry Foley who served on HMS Espiegle who was one of those issued the new K numbers when he entered the service in January 1908. His service number, also clearly shown in his papers is the fifth person entered under the new system which ran to over 66,900.
Interesting group acquired following it being found in an attic in Kingston-on-Thames. George Moody, 1st Bn. Royal West Surrey Regiment - The Queen's. The historically important period group to the very first appointed Pipe Major in his regiment, and only the second Pipe Major to serve in the British army. The other for his regiment was also only awarded the the Long Service & Good Conduct medal. PIPE MAJOR Richard Stewart, 79th Cameron Highlanders
Andrew P. Bostock, bostockmilitaria@aol.com, Tel (UK): 01926 856381