A Beautiful Collection of British Dignity Documentation
1) A letter from 1920 from the War Office (embossed
letterhead) notifying Warner Herbert Taylor Ottley, Assistant Principal
Clerk of the War Office, that he had been awarded the Chevalier Cross of
the Legion of Honour by the French Government and notification that the
King would Grant him a License to Wear it at Court
2) The License to Wear Honour personally signed
by King George V and counter-signed by Edward Shortt the
Secretary of State, Home Secretary
3) An embossed Buckingham Palace Medal and License transmission letter
for George's Silver Jubilee.
4) An embossed Buckingham Palace Medal and License transmission letter
for Edward VIII's Coronation.
5) And Finally a letter from the Prime Minister's Office (on embossed
Letterhead, 10 Downing Street) dated 1944 wherein W.H.T. Ottley, Esq. is
asked whether it would be agreeable to him to be appointed a Companion
of the Order of the Bath.