Lot 5213: Orders, Decorations and Medals - Aust. Groups

Noble Numismatics Pty Ltd

April 20, 2018
Sydney, Australia

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Description: Group of Four: 1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; War Medal 1939-45; Australia Service Medal 1939-45. First two medals unnamed, E.L.Susman. R.A.N.R. on last two medals. Named medals impressed. Display mounted, first two toned, otherwise nearly extremely fine.

Eric Leo (Gus) Susman, under graduate Art Section at Sydney University, age 18, born at Mosman, Sydney, NSW; WWI: Enl.09Sep1914 at Rosebery Park Camp, Sydney, NSW in 13Bn; Emb.22Dec1914; WIA 09May1915 GSW left thigh and calf at Gallipoli; Trf to 45Bn 03Mar1916; to Cpl 04Mar1916; at direction of Neville Howse VC, Director of Medical Services, he was RTA 21May1916 to complete medical studies; Disch.13Jul1916; accepted a commission as Surgeon Lieut 01Jul1934 in RANR at Sydney, NSW with occupation recorded as Consulting Physician MB, Ch.M, M.R.C.P. (London), F.R.A.C.P. of Edgecliffe, Sydney, NSW; WWII: mobilised for war service 02Sep1939; to Surgeon Lieut Cdr 01Jul1940; to Acting Surgeon Cdr 13Mar1945; served in various postings including HMAS Australia, Westralia, Royal Sovereign, Canberra, Hobart and others; Disch.23Jan1946 as Surgeon Cdr; Retired 06Jun1949; his civilian appointments included RMO, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney 1921-22; Hon Asst Physician, 1926, Tutor in Medicine, 1932; Hon Physician in Neurology, Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Sydney; Hon Director Northcott Neurological Diagnostic Centre, 1952; Lecturer in Clinical Medicine, University of Sydney; Died 10Jun1959 while Warden of Clinical Studies at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney.

The Eric Susman Prize, is named in his honour. It is a prestigious award for the best contribution to the knowledge of any branch of internal medicine and has been awarded by the Royal Australian College of Physicians every year since 1962 except 1990 when there was no winner. There was also a medallion cast in his honour after his death in 1959 by the legendary sculptor and medallist, Andor Meszaros.

With copy of service file and photos.

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Items are declared for customs as 'Numismatic Specs'. Bidders are responsible for making sure they are aware of import restrictions and custom duties to be paid on entry into their country of residence before they bid. Noble Numismatics Pty Ltd is not responsible for delays in customs clearance or taxes payable.

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(d) Costs for shipping, insurance and packing will be added to the invoice.
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Shipping Terms: Lots will be sent by Registered Post unless requested otherwise. The tracking number will be emailed to the purchaser. Parcels can be tracked at www.auspost.com.au/view/tracking

Items are declared for customs as 'Numismatic Specs'. Bidders are responsible for making sure they are aware of import restrictions and custom duties to be paid on entry into their country of residence before they bid. Noble Numismatics Pty Ltd is not responsible for delays in customs clearance or taxes payable.

Bidders who have a VAT number and want this to be included on their parcel must email the details to info@noble.com.au

Different rates will apply for other carriers such as Fedex and DHL. They also require an invoice to be included.

Lots will not be mailed to the following countries: Colombia, Lebanon, Philippines.

For more information on our Shipping Costs please see our Shipping page (www.noble.com.au/auctions/shipping)

(a) Within Australia: purchases will be mailed by Australia Post with signature on delivery; or by a freight carrier for bulky or heavy lots.
(b) International: lots will be sent by Registered Post unless requested otherwise. The tracking number will be emailed to the purchaser. Parcels can be tracked at www.auspost.com.au/view/tracking
(c) Items are declared for customs as 'Numismatic Specs'. Bidders are responsible for making sure they are aware of import restrictions and custom duties to be paid on entry into their country of residence before they bid. Noble Numismatics Pty Ltd is not responsible for delays in customs clearance or taxes payable. Lots will not be mailed to the following countries: Colombia, Lebanon, Philippines.
(d) Costs for shipping, insurance and packing will be added to the invoice.
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