Orders, Decorations, Campaign Medals and Militaria - Thursday the 22nd of April 2010 - Spink London 

Sale highlights included two Victoria Cross Groups: 

Lot 1 - https://spink.com/lot/10051

The Scarce and Most Interesting Crimean War ´Double Action´ Victoria Cross Group of Four to Major J.S. Knox, Firstly For Gallantry as a Sergeant in the Scots Fusilier Guards at the Battle of the Alma, 20.9.1854- the Army´s First V.C. Action; Rewarded with a Commission for His Conduct at the Battle of Inkermann, 5.11.1854, Where He Took Part in the Storming and Capture of the Sandbag Battery, and Single-Handedly Faced a Party of Enemy Skirmishers; He Was Honoured Again For His Bravery When, as a Lieutenant in the Rifle Brigade. Realised £210,000

Lot 2 - https://spink.com/lot/10052

The Scarce Second War 1942 Posthumous V.C. Group of Five to Blenheim Pilot Wing Commander H.G. Malcolm, 18 Squadron, Royal Air Force; For Grim Determination and Outstanding Courage In November 1942; After Leading His Squadron Without Fighter Escort, In Two Separate Very Low Level Formation Attacks on Bizerta Airfield Against Fierce Enemy Opposition; Wing Commander Malcolm Was Detailed to Attack the German Airfield at Chougui; Knowing To Attack This Target Without Fighter Cover ´Would Be To Court Almost Certain Disaster´; However ´His Duty Was Clear´; He Successfully Attacked the Target With 8 of His 10 Aircraft, But Within Five Minutes His Command, All of Whom Were Valiant, Was Overwhelmed By A Swarm of At Least 50 Messerschmitt Bf 109s, And One By One the Blenheims Were Shot Down Until Only His Aircraft Remained, Which in the End Was Also Shot Down in Flames. Realised £210,000


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Orders, Decorations, Campaign Medals and Militaria - 22nd of April 2010 - Spink London

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