Lot 27

An assemblage of military items relating to the career of Lieutenant Colonel William Kray of the Royal Engineers/Queen’s Gukha Engineers. Colonel Kray’s career spanned 1847-1984 and he rose from the ranks to obtain a commission. Collection includes a presentation kukri knife with elaborate white metal-mounted scabbard, on presentation stand stating that it was presented by the officers and senior NCOs of the Queen’s Gurkha Engineers in 1984 (upon Kray’s retirement). Two wall plaques for the Queen’s Gurkha Engineers. Various buttons, badges and epaulette insignia from the Queen’s Gurkha Engineers uniform of Kray. Various photographs from Kray’s career, the framed Warrant to Warrant Officer, Royal Engineers Association booklets, a letter, and a diplomatic Christmas card.  (22)

Estimate: £200-£250