b'102681 684 697Session 2 687PATRIOTIC FOBS & A BADGE comprising of an enamel and Sunday 28 November, 11am (AEDT) 9ct gold fob with the Australian Coat of Arms; a 9ct gold fob depicting a soldier with his rifle; another similar 9ct fob but surmounted by a boomerang; and a 9ct gold badge (lacking clasp) with the Australian Commonwealth Military Forces logo. MILITARY (4 items). Total weight: 13gms.$300400 681ENGLISH CAMPAIGN MEDAL: MYSORE 1790-92,68838mm silver with bilingual inscription in English and Farsi,A collection of mainly WW1-era patriotic badges including with original ring for suspension. For Belgium and Honor; Our Fighting Men; Servia, Syria, Indian officers and men who served under Marquis CornwallisArmenia; Discharged Soldiers Fund; Charity; Australian and Generals Abercromby and Meadows received this medalAir League 5/-, etc. (16 different).for service in the HEIC campaign which brought about the$100150 downfall of Tippoo, Sultan of Mysore.$8001,000 689SOMME trench art match box holder, timber box with military 682 badges and a brooch, (3 items),VICTORIAN GARRISON Officers mess waistcoat, circa 1890s, the box 12cm wide$150250$80120 683 690An antique military parade sword in scabbard,GENERAL SIR W. R. BIRDWOOD (1865-1951)stamped LUSH & Co. Melbourne, REEVES, 19th century, WW1 period campaign trunk, painted metal104cm long with lift-out tray and compartments,$350450the Generals name painted on the top surface,27.5cm high, 55cm high, 37cm deep.684 PROVENANCEAUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE: 15ct gold award fob (6.75gms)Private collection, Florida, U.S.A.depicting crossed rifles and a bullet over a horse on a shieldGeneral Birdwood, (eventually Field Marshal, 1st Baron surrounded by laurel leaves, engraved verso Best TurnedBirdwood, GCB, GCSI, GCMG, GCVO, CIE, DSO) was a British Out Member Squadron A.L.H. Presented By Sub. Insp.Army officer. He saw active service in the Second Boer War CARROWAY to J. ADRIAN 1909. on the staff of Lord Kitchener. He saw action again in the First $300500 World War as Commander of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (the ANZACs) during the Gallipoli Campaign in 685 1915, leading the landings on the peninsula and then the A group of regimental hat badges: 96th Regiment ofevacuation later in the year, before becoming commander-in-Foot (English); The Hume Regiment (the 59th); Thechief of the Fifth Army on the Western Front during the closing Heidelberg Regiment (the 60th); and the 10th Regiment,stages of the war. He toured Australia to great acclaim in 1920 North Otago Rifles, New Zealand. (4 items). and later that year went on to be general officer commanding the Northern Army in India and Commander-in-Chief, India, $150200in 1925. After leaving the service in 1930, Birdwood made a bid to become Governor-General of Australia. He had the 686 backing of the King and the British government. However, POSTCARDS FROM EGYPT 1915: A series of 11 postcardsthe Australian Prime Minister James Scullin insisted that written between Feb and Nov. 1915, either from R.M.S.his Australian nominee Sir Isaac Isaacs be appointed. Lord Moldavia, Zeitun Camp, Cairo or Headquarters A.I.F.,Birdwood died at Hampton Court Palace, where he lived in a Intermediate Base, and with various postmarks; all addressedgrace-and-favour apartment, on 17 May 1951. He was buried to Victoria. Also, a collection of 36 unused Egyptian postcardsat Twickenham Cemetery with full military honours. The typical of those souvenired by the Diggers. (47 total). Australian Government still pays for the upkeep of his grave.$100200$3,5004,500'