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French WW1 Medal Group – Bourdanove

Combatant’s Cross WWI 1914-1918
1914–1918 Inter-Allied Victory medal
Médaille Inter-Alliée de la Victoire
Award des Blessés Militaires

As awarded to
Antoine Auguste BOURDANOVE
Born 16 January 1885 Blauzac, Gard
Enlisted Pont-Saint-Esprit Classe 1905 Matricule 961
Served in Regiments of Infantry 55e, 28e, 119e, 40e, 141e
Wounded October 1914 at the Battle of des Éparges, VERDUN
Framed with original memoire + copies of some service records
50 x 64 cm
Glazing replaced with plexi glass for shipping

Price £135.00


John Casimir, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau

John Casimir, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (1596 -1660), German prince of the House of Ascania. He was ruler of the principality of Anhalt-Dessau from 1618 to 1660.
Artist: Martin Bernigeroth (1670 Rammelburg; – 1733 Leipzig)

Size 35 x 23 cms

Price £55.00


Battle of Wolgast – Albrecht von Wallenstein on horseback

Albrecht von Wallenstein
Born 1583, Heřmanice, Czech Republic
Assassinated: 25 February 1634, Cheb, Czech Republic
Spouse: Isabella Katharina (m. 1623–1634), Lucretia of Víckov (m. 1609–1614)

Albrecht Wenzel Eusebius von Wallenstein, also von Waldstein, was a Bohemian military leader and politician who offered his services, and an army of 30,000 to 100,000 men, during the Thirty Years’ War, to the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II
Size 38 x 28 cms
Circa 1625/1628

Price £65.00


French WWI BONNANT 124 régiment d’Infanterie

Good French WWI Medal Group
As awarded to
Jean Marie Louis BONNANT
Born 7 March 1890 Fougères Ille-et-Vilaine Brittany
Classse 1910 No.28
124e Régiment d’Infanterie 9 October 1911
271e Régiment d’Infanterie
71e Régiment d’Infanterie 27 March 1919

As a member of the 124 régiment d’Infanterie he would have served at the at the battles of Verdun, Marne, Champagne and others.

War Cross (Croix de Guerre) 1914-1915 with 4 star citations
Inter-Allied Victory Medal, French official issue, (Médaille Inter-Alliée de la Victoire)
Medal Commemorative of the Great War (Médaille commémorative de la Grande Guerre) 1914-1918

All original WW1 medals and ribbons as awarded
Contained in a very fine French period frame with
Copies of various service records
(Glazing replaced with plexi glass for shipping)

Price £125.00


WWI Death Plaque Sgt. C.H.Pierce 1916 East Surrey Regiment

Death Plaque or Penny
Sergeant Charles Henry Pierce
8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment
Died 19 August 1916 from injuries received Battle of Loos Western Front 18th October 1915

with copies of some service records

Death of Sergeant PIERCE.
The death occurred at Kingston Barracks on Saturday morning of Sergeant C. Pierce. Deceased, who had served in the regiment for about 25 years, enlisted into the 1st Battalion, with which he served eight years in India. Pierce saw service during the war in South Africa in 1899-1900. Later he was appointed to the permanent staff of the 3rd Battalion at the depot, and took his discharge to pension in 1905. Sgt. Pierce rejoined the regiment at the commencement of the present war, being posted to the 8th Battalion, and took part in the fierce fighting at Loos last year, when he was severely wounded. As a result of the wounds he then received he has been in hospital for nine months, and from the effects of them he has succumbed. (Surrey Advertiser – Saturday 26 August 1916)

Price £85.00



French WWI Medal Croix de Guerre 1914-18 Attributed to Francois Esteve

 Croix de Guerre 1914-1918
As awarded to Francois ESTEVE
Soldier 2e Classe of the 7e Corp de Army
Born 23 January 1895 Cabriès,Bouches-du-Rhone
With certificate of good conduct from the 7 section de commis et ouvriers militaires d’administration.
Backing board includes an old photograph possibly of the Esteve family
Glazing replaced with plexi glass for shipping

Price £85.00


Legion d’Honneur Chevalier Jean SENTOUT French WW1

Legion d’Honneur Chevalier
Médaille Militaire
Croix de Guerre with citations

Jean Ernest SENTOUT Officer Marine
Born Arcachon Gironde 22 November 1870
With certificate numbered 115024 dated 6 November 1923

Contained in a French wooden frame 52 x 62 cm
Glazing replaced with plexi glass for shipping
Includes some copies of period records

Price £SOLD


French WWI 1914-18 Médaille Militaire Adjutant-chef 151e regiment infantry

Médaille Militaire 3rd Republic 1870–1940
As Awarded to
Edmond Maxime Emile VINCENT
Adjudant-chef 151e et 351e régiments d’infanterie
Born 29 May 1879 Paris, died 21 December 1951 Chatellerault
Contained in a French period frame with original Medaille Militaire award certificate signed by the Chef du Bureau 12 Febuary 1914
41 x 52 cm
Glazing replaced with plexi glass for shipping

Price £135.00


French WWI 1914-18 Commemorative Medal Grand Invalide Attrib Francois ANDRE

1914–1918 Commemorative war medal
Médaille commémorative de la guerre
As awarded to: Francois ANDRE
Of Ancray par Corbigny Nièvre Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Diplôme de la Médaille Commémorative de la Grande Guerre
Grand Invalide

Framed with original Diplome 34 x 49 cm
Glazing replaced with plexi glass for shipping
Awarded to any military member for service between 2 August 1914 and November 11, 1918.

Price £75.00