Beautiful, Hallmarked Silver Presentation Cup from “Captain T.L Wall, A Squadron 5th Royal Irish Lancers, 28th July 1917”. (2008076)

225.00

This hallmarked silver presentation cup is engraved:-

“Best Troop in Regiment 3rd in 2nd Cavalry Horse Show 28th July 1917 from Captain T.L Wall A Squadron 5th Royal Irish Lancers”

The cup is sold with a soft copy file with extensive research on Captain Wall of the 5th Lancers.

See description and images for much more information.

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Description

Thomas Leetham Wall, MC (20 June 1888 – 1958) was an officer of the 5th Irish Lancers.
Wall, who rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel was a highly decorated officer who saw extensive service during the Great War, his medal entitlement included the following:

– Military Cross (London Gazette 3-6-1918 (31-5-1918) Announcement – No Citation
– 14 Star (Mons Star)
– British War Medal
– Victory Medal (Mentioned in Dispatches 11-12-1917)

After the war and in 1928 he was one of the candidates to the Folkestone Rural District of Elham. At that stage his address was – Bladbean Stud Farm, Elham.( he is recorded as being a “Retired Army officer”).

There is a good deal more information available when researching this Irish cavalry officer.

The silver cup itself is in really nice condition. There are no dents or scrapes.

An attractive and interesting piece of Irish 5th Lancer’s history. See images for more details.