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WW1 / WW2 Royal Engineers Officers Father & Son Groups of Medals
WW1 Royal Engineers Railway Operating Department Officer’s Medals.
A scarce Officer group awarded to Captain (Acting Major) Laurence Bertram Shoppee. Comprising: 1914/15 Star “Capt RE”, British War Medal, Victory Medal “Captain”. Complete with original silk ribbons and forwarding boxes. VGC.
Captain (Acting Major) Laurence Bertram Shoppee was from Watford and worked for the London North Eastern Railway Company, volunteering for service he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers and was appointed to the Railway section, he is also noted as serving attached to a mounted infantry unit.
WW2 Royal Engineers Officer’s Group of Medals
Awarded to 172043 Captain Laurence Gordon. Sheppee Royal Engineers.
Comprising: 1939/45 Star, Africa Star, “1st Army” Clasp, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal. Contained in original forwarding box, ink name and address “Mr G Sheppee” of Watford. Personal ID bracelet named with regimental number. … Uniform ribbon bar.
Captain Laurence Gordon. Sheppee was born in 1916 relationship is confirmed.