Australian History, Fine Decorative Arts & Jewellery - Sale 8169 - Lot 2

 

25 February 2016,

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Lot 2
Hayk Zemiyan WW1 Turkish Gallipoli Diary, Leather Dogtag & a Gallipoli Star Ottoman War Medal. born 1897, souvenired by Captain Charles Edward Stanley M.C. 7th Australian Lighthorse Regiment A.I.F. in Gallipoli, part translation (more to follow) ..... our battalion's 1st Company deputy officer Ahmet Nuri Efendi from 23 September 1916 on being well-respected, his promotion to Lieutenant effective from the date 21 October 1916, .... after serving honourable mentions of Gallipoli group Command No. 8-9293, No. 2927-12560 from 42nd Division Command & No.4784 & 924 from 123rd Regiment Command, I declare that promotion against the declared order in the Addendum Number 924. Dated 30.12.1916, 123rd Regiment Commander Halil Sidiki.
Estimate $4,000-6,000
Sold for $3,250