Andrew H. & Gale V. Lipps
P.O. Box 165
Camden, SC 29021   USA

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Militaria For Sale
Updated 9//7/20


Officer's Sampson & Navy Cross Campaign Group
An impressive three war Naval Academy graduates bar mounted group to three war veteran Captain Harold E. Cook. Cook served aboard the USS Newark in the Spanish American War and in WWI aboard the USS Wyoming and the USS Vermont before taking command of the USS Huron. He earned his Navy Cross for the dangerous crossings of the Atlantic commanding the Huron.  Remaining in service he earned the Legion of Merit with Combat V in WWII.
HIs medals include his bar mounted 3 piece Navy Cross, USS NEWARK Sampson Medal rim impressed
USN Spanish Campaign #456 , USN Cuban Pacification #1970 and WWI Victory with TRANSPORT clasp and a mounted matching miniature group. Seperatly are his Naval & Military Order of the Spanish American War as shown worn in photo's, an unnamed retirement award Legion of Merit with Combat V and lastly a table medal from Chili.
There are numerous wonderful photo's of Cook throughout his career.
The group includes research and has been in private hands since 1985.
$6,000.00 SOLD

Medal details

The Naval and Military Order of the Spanish War

Table medal Commemorating the centenary of the revolt of the Chilean Fleet 1910
la marina en el centenario nacional 1810-1910

Excellent photographs accompany the group

With research