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Lot 4209    SESSION 13 (2.30pm Thursday)    Australian Groups

Estimate $1,500
SOLD $1,350

PAIR: 1914-15 Star; Victory Medal 1914-19. 470 Pte M.E.Dawson 12 L.H.Rgt A.I.F. on first medal and 470 Sgt. M.E.Dawson 12 L.H.R. A.I.F. on second medal. Impressed. Extremely fine.

Maurice Edward Dawson Enl.10Feb1915 12LHR, 29Aug1915 D Sqn 6LHR, 22Feb1916 12LHR A/Corporal, 06Jun1917 4th Trg Regt, 09Jun1917 Sergeant, 22Mar1918 Desert Mounted Corps Rest Camp, 25Sep1918 WIA GSW both thighs, Emb. for Aust 19Jan1919, Disch.05Oct1919. British War Medal issued but not with group. Together with N.S.W. Public School Cadets Shooting Medal (2 types) (ref. O'Connor, Shooting Awards and Prize Medals to Australian Military Forces pp. 140,141, colour plate 39, no. 296, 297) engraved on reverse - first medal, "1901-2 / Sergt / M.Dawson / Bombala", second medal, "1902-3 / Col. Sergt M.Dawson / Bombala"; Commonwealth of Australia Celebrations Sydney 1901 Medal edge engraved, "Cadet Commonwealth Rifle Meeting" and reverse engraved, "M.Dawson", together with presentation certificate/card; two silver fobs, one engraved on reverse,"M Dawson / B.S.P.S. / 2nd Aggregate 1903" by A.H.B.; 21st Light Horse Regiment (Riverina Horse) hat badge 1930-42 (2, one white metal the other oxidised bronze); Rising Sun collar badges (2); Australia metal shoulder title (2); gold button brooch engraved, "MD"; Marksman badges, Best Shot in Coy 1899-00, Marksman 1901-02, Marksman 1902-03, all in gold braid on scarlet; Overseas Service chevrons with three stripes (2); Sergeant's stripes; enamelled school badges for Mudgee SMC, St. Stanislaus College, and Redlands; Returned from Active Service badge WWII numbered A352451; three other badges.

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