Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (10 November 2021)

Date of Auction: 10th November 2021

Sold for £260

Estimate: £100 - £140

Six: Sergeant N. D. Dale, Lincolnshire Regiment, who was wounded in action during the retreat to Dunkirk

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine (4799432 Pte. N. D. Dale. Linc. R.); 1939-45 Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Imperial Service Medal, E.II.R., 2nd issue (Norman Dennis Dale) edge nick to first, otherwise good very fine and better (6) £100-£140


Norman Dennis Dale was born in East Retford, Lincolnshire, on 26 September 1915 and served with the 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment during the Second World War as part of the British Expeditionary Force. He was wounded during the Dunkirk evacuations, with one source stating the date to be 17 May 1940 (although this date is unconfirmed), and saw further service during the Italian Campaign. He died at Crowborough on 5 February 2000.

Sold together with a small silver fob, named to ‘D. Dale’ and the reverse engraved ‘H.Q. Wing. Sports. 1933’; and copied research.