11 May 2001
Nine: Chief Officer G.C. Wells, Sandringham Fire Brigade, Late 6th Dragoon Guards and 4/7th Dragoon Guards, 1914 Star, with 'slide-on' bar (7350 Pte., 6/D. Gds.); British War and Victory Medals (D-7350 Pte., 6-D. Gds.); Defence Medal 1939-45; Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937; Army Long Service and Good Conduct, G.V.R. (392941 Sjt., 4-7 D. Gds.); Royal Victorian Medal, G.VI.R., silver; Royal Household Faithful Service Medal, G.VI.R., '1930-1950' (Wells, George C.), the earlier awards with slight contact wear, generally very fine and better, mounted as worn, excepting the last (9)
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George Christopher Wells was awarded the R.V.M. in respect of his services as Chief of the Sandringham Fire Brigade on 2.6.1947.
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