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WW1 British Red Cross Society 1914-1918 For War Service MINIATURE Medal.

A very scarce original MINIATURE size mess dress gilt medal, the obverse with Red Cross within laurel wreath and surrounding title "British Red Cross Society For War Service: 1914-1918", the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London" and Latin motto "Inter Arma Caritas" (In War, Charity). Very good condition, complete with original silk ribbon and suspension bar with pin fittings.
Medal Diameter 17mm.
Overall Height 64mm

Code: 57009Price: 45.00 GBP


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WW2 British Red Cross Society Proficiency in Red Cross First Aid Medal with Additional Bar 1944.

A good original Second World War period 'British Red Cross Society Proficiency in First Aid medal' with additional 1944 bar, the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London" and inscribed "015168 F.W.Brimelow". Very good condition complete with original ribbon and suspension bar with pin fittings, no stress marks or damage to the enamel.
Height Approx 97mm.

Code: 56716Price: 18.00 GBP


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WW1 British Red Cross Society 1914-1918 For War Service Medal & Presentation Box, Attributed Nurse Miss Marion MacGregor Crocket.

A good full sized unnamed gilt medal as issued in 1920 and attributed to Nurse Miss Marion MacGregor Crocket; the obverse with Red Cross within laurel wreath and surrounding title "British Red Cross Society For War Service: 1914-1918", the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London" and Latin motto "Inter Arma Caritas" (In War, Charity). Very good condition, complete with original silk ribbon and suspension bar with pin fittings, complete with its original presentation box with coloured details to the front, clean condition, minor service wear. Pencilled name "Nurse Crocket Hounslow" to back of card support and Box of Issue.
Medal Diameter 31mm.
Overall Height 80mm.

Attributed to Nurse Miss Marion MacGregor Crocket, it is the only Red Cross Volunteer with this surname. She volunteered for service on the 29th September 1916 and served at the 2nd 'Northern General Military Hospita'l and later '19th Military Hospital Reading', this being her home town. She resigned on the 2nd April 1919.

Code: 56385Price: 45.00 GBP


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WW1 British Red Cross Society 1914-1918 For War Service Medal.

A good clean full sized unnamed gilt medal as issued in 1920, the obverse with Red Cross within laurel wreath and surrounding title "British Red Cross Society For War Service: 1914-1918", the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London" and Latin motto "Inter Arma Caritas" (In War, Charity). Very good condition, complete with original silk ribbon and suspension bar with pin fittings.
Medal Diameter 31mm.
Overall Height 77mm

Code: 56375Price: 25.00 GBP


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WW1 British Red Cross Society 1914-1918 For War Service Medal & Presentation Box.

A good clean full sized unnamed gilt medal as issued in 1920, the obverse with Red Cross within laurel wreath and surrounding title "British Red Cross Society For War Service: 1914-1918", the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London" and Latin motto "Inter Arma Caritas" (In War, Charity). Very good condition, complete with original silk ribbon and suspension bar with pin fittings, complete with its original presentation box with coloured details to the front, clean condition, minor service wear.
Medal Diameter 31mm.
Overall Height 81mm

Code: 56374Price: 45.00 GBP


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WW2 British Red Cross Society & Order of St John Penny A Week Fund Badge.

A scarce Second World War period 'British Red Cross Society & Order of St John Penny A Week Fund raising badge'; small gilt and enamel example bearing the joint war organisation symbol. Excellent condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect, gilt finish remains bright.
Height 20mm.

Code: 56193Price: 20.00 GBP


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WW1 British Red Cross Society 'For War Service 1914-1918' Medal named T.W.Tiplady Bakewell V.A.D. Derbyshire.

A scarce privately named medal issued in 1920, full sized example the obverse with Red Cross within laurel wreath and title surround "British Red Cross Society For War Service: 1914-1918", the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London" and Latin motto "Inter Arma Caritas" (In War, Charity) Very good condition, complete with original silk ribbon and suspension bar with pin fittings.
Medal Diameter 31mm.
Overall Height 76mm.

Thomas Warwick Tiplady worked at the Bakewell Gas Works and volunteered for Red Cross Menís Detachment in November 1914. His war service was local serving as a Section Leader, undertaking night orderly duties at local hospitals, air raid patrols and preparing for lectures. He was discharged in April 1919 having completed 842 hours work

Code: 56120Price: 60.00 GBP


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WW1 British Red Cross Society Proficiency in Red Cross First Aid Medal Awarded to Frederick Sargent, Ryde, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.

A scarce Great War period issue 'British Red Cross Society Proficiency in First Aid medal' with additional 1916 and 1917 bars, awarded to "8025 Frederick Sargent, Ryde", the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London". Very good condition complete with original ribbon and suspension bar with pin fittings, no stress marks or damage to the enamel.
Height 93mm.

Code: 56119Price: 50.00 GBP


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WW1 British Red Cross Society, County of Somerset Detachment 23 Cap Badge.

A scarce original First World War period 'British Red Cross Society County of Somerset cap badge'; a gilt and enamel example the reverse with original two blade fittings. Very good condition, no damage to enamel.
Height 36mm.

Code: 55750Price: 35.00 GBP


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British Red Cross Society, Motor Ambulance Driver Voluntary Aid Detachments V.A.D Badge.

A rare original post-1909 'British Red Cross Society motor ambulance driver VAD badge'; brass winged wheel bearing red cross to the centre and "B.R.C" blue enamel title above. Very good condition, retaining original pin fitting old replacement hook, enamel perfect.
Height 33mm.

Code: 55711Price: 180.00 GBP


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WW1 British Red Cross Society & Order of St John Voluntary Aid Detachment, General Service V.A.D Felt Cloth Badge.

A scarce First World War period 'VAD General Service' large circular felt embroidered cloth badge, worn by a member of the joint War Organisation of the 'British Red Cross Society and Order of St John'. Very good condition, colours remain bright, traces of glue marks to reverse.
Diameter Approx 65mm.

Code: 55653Price:


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WW1 London Ambulance Column, 1917 Hallmarked Silver & Enamel Numbered Badge made by Silversmiths, Levi & Salaman.

A rare original Great War period 'Ambulance Column attached to London District badge'; circular silver example bearing an enamelled 'Red Cross' to the centre, title surround inlaid with blue enamel, the reverse bearing Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1917, unusual maker's details "L&S" (Levi & Salaman, Birmingham) and impressed with official issue number "345". Very good condition, retaining original buttonhole fitting, enamel perfect, very minor surface scratches.
Diameter 26mm.

The 'Ambulance Column attached to London District' was a World War 1 raised unit (1914 to 1919) formed for the transporting of sick and wounded soldiers by ambulances from 'London Train Stations' to various hospitals in and around London.

Code: 55637Price: 150.00 GBP


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WW2 The St.John Ambulance Association Hallmarked Silver MINIATURE Service Medal with 1940 Bar.

A good Second World War period 'St.John Ambulance Association miniature silver service badge', the reverse of the medal bearing Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1938 and further 1939 to the bar, maker's details "WD&S" (W M Dowler & Sons) and inscribed "453959 Ronald F Leversedge". Very good condition.
Height 44mm.

Code: 55556Price: 20.00 GBP


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WW1 Cheltenham Red Cross Day, Gloucestershire, War Fund Flag Day Rifle Badge.

A rare original First World War period 'Cheltenham Red Cross Day fundraising badge'; a comparatively fragile gilded pressed metal example in the form of a rifle, bearing the 'Arms of Cheltenham' with title scroll below and patriotic red, white and blue ribbon streamer. Very good condition, retaining original single pin fitting, gilt finish remains bright, no bends or distortions to the rifle.
Width 52mm.
Height 18mm.

Code: 55468Price: 50.00 GBP


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WW1 British Red Cross Society, County of Lincoln Detachment 1 Cap Badge.

A scarce original First World War period 'British Red Cross Society County of Lincoln cap badge'; a gilt and enamel example the reverse with original two blade fittings. Very good condition, no damage to enamel, gilt remains bright..
Height 35mm.

Code: 55362Price: 35.00 GBP


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WW1 British Red Cross Society & Order of St John, Officer's Official Cloth Felt Uniform Badge.

A rare very large felt embroidered cloth badge, worn during the First World War by a member of the joint War Organisation of the 'British Red Cross Society and Order of St John'; the reverse with official ink issue number "2320" and name 'Dormer". Very good condition, colours remain bright, no traces of any moth.
Height 118mm.

Code: 54937Price:


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WW1 British Red Cross Society & Order of St John, Help The Wounded April 23 - 24 June, 1915 Fundraising Celluloid Badge.

A scarce original First World War period 'Red Cross & St John celluloid red printed fundraising badge', bearing a white cross inscribed "Help The Wounded" "April 23 24 June". Good condition, retaining original pin fitting, colours remain bright, small amount of foxing.
Diameter 23mm.
The British Journal of Nursing, April 17 1915, is quoted as saying:

The British Red Cross Society and the Order of St. John have initiated a new national movement, with a view to associating the members of the general public with their labours. St.Georgeís Day will be celebrated on the 23rd inst., and St. Johnís Day on June 24th. It is hoped that in the period between these two dates authorised Red Cross badges will be generally worn. These badges will be sold at Id. each.

Code: 54887Price: 20.00 GBP


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WW2 British Red Cross Society & Order of St John, Penny-A-Week Red Cross Fund Celluloid Badge by Reliance Twickenham.

A scarce original Second World War period 'Red Cross & St John Penny-A-Week Red Cross Fund celluloid printed badge', the reverse impressed "Reliance Twickenham". Very good condition, retaining original safety pin fitting, colours remain bright.
Diameter 28mm.

Code: 54886Price:


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WW2 British Red Cross Society & Order of St John Overseas Service Badge.

A small gilt and enamel badge, worn during the Second World War by the joint War Organisation of the British Red Cross Society and Order of St John by personnel serving overseas, the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no stress or damage to the enamel.
Height 23mm.

Code: 54885Price:


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WW2 British Red Cross Society & Order of St John Central Hospital Supply Service C.H.S.S. Badge.

A good original Second World War period 'Red Cross & St John Central Hospital Supply Service silver plate and enamel shield badge', depicting the emblems of the joint war organisation, with additional initials "C.H.S.S.", 'the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, no stress or damage to the enamel.
Height 21mm.
Worn during the Second World War by members working to produce essential medical supplies at the hospital supply depots.

Code: 54884Price: 12.00 GBP

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