Sold with a number of related Badges and Prize Medals, including Boy Scout 'Silver Fox' and 'Silver Stag' neck Badges, the latter lacking an antler, in case of issue; Royal Dublin Society Agricultural Prize Medals (3), silver, all named to Viscount Powerscourt and dated 1949, 1950 and 1952; and an Irish Hereford Breeders Association Prize Medal, also named and dated 1947.
Major Mervyn Patrick Wingfield, the 9th Viscount Powerscourt, was born in August 1905 and originally commissioned into the 8th Hussars direct from R.M.C. Sandhurst. Granted an Emergency Commission in the Royal Irish Fusiliers in March 1940, he was appointed Adjutant and Temporary Captain in July and October of the same year, became an Acting Major in March 1941 and served in North Africa. The Viscount succeeded to his father's title in 1947 and died in September 1974.