Gallipoli DSO in important group of 10 to 12/591 Colonel Bertram Sibbald Finn, CBE, DSO, ED, NZ Medical Corps & NZ Dental Corps. Commander of the military division of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), 2nd type neck badge. Companion of The Distinguished Service Order (DSO).King's South Africa Medal 1901-02, w/2c'South Africa 1901' and'South Africa 1902' (1444 Tpr B S Finn, Victorian M R). 1914-15 Star (12/591 Mjr B S Finn, NZEF). British War Medal 1914-18 (12/591 Mjr B S Finn, NZEF). Victory Medal 1919 with MID emblem (12/591 Mjr B S Finn, NZEF). New Zealand War Service Medal 1939-45.
King George VI Coronation Medal 1937. Efficiency Decoration, New Zealand, (ED) GRI cypher T. B S Finn, NZDC, approved 26 September 1946.
I'm limited to 12 photographs but can provide more via message service if required. Also entitled to, but not present, the New Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal, approved 1937. CBE (Additional) New Year Honours 1945, London Gazette Supplement 29 December 1944; NZ Gazette No 7 1 February 1945; DSO London Gazette 29 October 1915, page 10730.Includes a copy of'The New Zealand dental services' by T. Wellington : War History Branch, Dept.
Hard cover with dust jacket. [Captain, NZ Medical Corps] For conspicuous devotion to duty in the Gallipoli peninsula during operations from 6th to 9th August, 1915, when he worked day and night with unceasing zeal and without rest evacuating the wounded.His work was carried out under continuous fire, on one occasion the dressing station being heavily shelled for an hour, and many assistants and wounded being hit. Owing to Captain Finn's efforts the wounded lying in the more exposed positions were got into a place of greater safety. His service file of 208 pages (spanning 3 wars & post war service) can be viewed via the NZ Auckland Cenotaph & NZ Archway sites. NOTE - This group has been offered elsewhere and therefore it may be removed from sale. Will be sent via international courier, fully tracked & signed for. The item "WW1 NZEF Important Group of 10 Medals DSO Gallipoli, Boer War, WW2 + More" is in sale since Friday, August 30, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons".
The seller is "tobi_gran" and is located in Greystones. This item can be shipped worldwide.