23rd March 2011
The order and medals awarded to Sir Michael Walker K.C.M.G., late British High Commissioner to India, comprising G.C.M.G. neck badge and breast star, Elizabeth II issue, with the original case, 1939-45 Defence Medal, 1939-45 War Medal and 1953 Coronation Medal, the corresponding ribbon bar and group of four dress miniature medals, mounted on a bar, together with a group of documents and paperwork, including Order of St. Michael and George bestowal document, dated 12th June 1976, C.M.G. bestowal document, dated 1st January 1960, the letter of recommendation from Sir Alec Douglas-Home, the appointed British High Commissioner to India, dated 26th July 1973, the menu and collection of signatures extending the congratulations of the staff of the British High Commission Kuala Lumpur on the occasion of the Silver Wedding Anniversary of Sir Michael and Lady Walker, 16th June 1970, the celebratory menu, the degree certificate, graduation day service book and related booklets and photographs conferring the degree of Doctor of Civil Law from the City University on Sir Michael Walker by virtue of his 'outstanding career in the diplomatic service and his contribution to the development of the Commonwealth education 1st December 1980', further items, and the awards to his wife, comprising 1939-45 War Medal and 1939-45 Defence Medal, with the Army Council forwarding slip confirming two awards and box of postage, addressed to 'Mrs. E.D. Walker'.
Hammer price: £2,000
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