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Hello all,

Mervyn, you might remeber these. The Victory Medal is unfortunately not the original, but it completes the set nicely. The QSA has the (some times prized "ghost dates")

I have a few two-generation sets of medals, but this is my only three-generation one.

Any body else have three-generation, or more!, sets?

regards

Thomas

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grandpa was W. Melville (medals stamped "DVR W. T4-037653 A.S.C.)

son was/is W.C Melville (medals stamped " W.C. 175553)

grandson was/is I. Melville (medals stamped "CPL I. 24048471 SG)

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Looking good Thomas - although it's a pity they didn't open direct. Look forward to seeing more.

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Those are great! I can almost see you, chest out, proud as punch. :D

I notice yours and your son's are court mounted, and your father's not. I still have not decided which style us my favourite.Although court mounted does look grand, the original way of wearing (perhaps being a traditionalist) just, but only just, gets my nod.

Are the medals framed in any way? Do you display them?

Thanks for sharing.

regards

Thomas

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Funny I just posted this on another thread and was paging through so older posts when I came across this one. Here I have 4 generations but not having children myself it will stop here.

Hi All,

I was just wondering how many members have personal family medal groups and how many generations they go back. I am fortunate that we are a small family and I’m the only one with a interest in Militaria.

The group is as follows:

Maternal great grandfather: R J Britz (named and with service record).

ABO medal

Maternal grandfather :R J Britz

WW2 Southern Rhodesia Service medal (unnamed)

Paternal grandfather: N D Kemp (all named with service record)

WW1 1914-15 Star

WW1 Victory Medal

WW1 British War Medal

WW2 Africa Service medal

WW2 War medal 39-45

Father B E Kemp (Sgt Maj Air Force 1982 - 1988) (numbered with service record)

Military Merito Medal

SADF General Service medal

SADF Good Service medal - silver

SADF Good Service medal - bronze

WW2 War medal 39-45

WW2 Africa Service medal

Son (me) N J Kemp (numbered with service record)

SADF General Service medal

SADF Good Service medal - bronze

Naval Cadet Corps Service medal - bronze

Neville

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