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A Scarce North Russia O.B.E. Group of Four to Lieutenant-Colonel C.H. Pringle, Royal Army Pay Corps, Late Border Regiment, The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Officer's (O.B.E.), 1st type, Military Division, breast Badge (Hallmarks for London, 1919); India General Service 1854-95, one clasp, Waziristan 1894-5 (2nd Lieutt., 2nd Bn. Border Regt.); British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. Oakleaf (Major), good very fine and better, mounted as worn (4)

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A Scarce North Russia O.B.E. Group of Four to Lieutenant-Colonel C.H. Pringle, Royal Army Pay Corps, Late Border Regiment, The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Officer's (O.B.E.), 1st type, Military Division, breast Badge (Hallmarks for London, 1919); India General Service 1854-95, one clasp, Waziristan 1894-5 (2nd Lieutt., 2nd Bn. Border Regt.); British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. Oakleaf (Major), good very fine and better, mounted as worn (4)
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O.B.E. London Gazette 3.2.1920 'In recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the Military Operations in Murmansk, North Russia'.

Mention in Despatches London Gazette 3.2.1920 'For valuable and distinguished services rendered in connection with the Operations in North Russia during the period 1 March to 12 October 1919'.

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Heyford Pringle, O.B.E., was born in August 1870 and gazetted to the Border Regiment from the Militia as a 2nd Lieutenant in October 1892. Advanced to Lieutenant in January 1896, he participated in the Waziristan operations of 1894-95 with the 2nd Battalion, afterwards transferring to the Army Pay Corps. Pringle was placed on the Retired List as a Lieutenant-Colonel in February 1920, shortly after his participation in the North Russia operations.
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