Sold with a quantity of the recipient's uniform fitments, the whole contained in a large glazed wooden display case, including Spurs (five pairs); Royal Artillery Officer's Helmet Badge, Pommel, Mount and Chinstrap, the Mount flattened for display purposes.
O.B.E. London Gazette 3.6.1919.
Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Spread Hope-Johnstone, O.B.E., was an Officer in the Lancashire Field Artillery (Militia), which did not serve in the Boer War, and was attached to the Remount Department.
He retired from the Militia before the Great War with the rank of Major and Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel on the Reserve of Officers and was recalled for service in France. Appointed C.O. of the 25th Divisional Ammunition Column from March 1917 to November 1918, Hope-Johnstone was awarded the O.B.E. and Mentioned in Despatches three times.