Excellent CMG, MVO, DSO miniature medal group attributed to Brigadier Frank Twiss.
Group, mounted on bar for wear – CMG, MVO, DSO, IGSM 1895 (Punjab Frontier 1897-8, Malakand 1897, Tirah 1897-8), Queen’s South Africa Medal ( Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, 01, 02 clasps ), 1914 Star (with clasp) trio and MID emblem.
Gentleman Cadet 21st Mar 1889, 2nd Lt 13th Feb 1891, Lt 13 Feb 1894,
London Gazette entry: Relinquishing Command – LG 19th June 1919. Brigadier General RA relinquish temp rank of Brig-Gen – Lt-Col F.A. Twiss, CMG, DSO, MVO, RA 21st Apr 1919.
Further, numerous London Gazette entries chart his career and medal rolls confirm the individual campaign medals, such as 01/02/1917 pp 213 MID, 01/01/1917 D.S.O.
The IGSM (Malakand) medal roll for the No 8 Bengal Mountain Battery (Punjab Command). The medal roll for H Company PWO Norfolk Artillery confirms the QSA (3 clasps).
Rear of DSO suspender bar stamped 18CT, gold. The IGSM and QSA are of the non-fixed, swivel type.
These fine miniatures are from a long held private collection in West Sussex and we are very pleased to bring them to market.
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