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    4th ZOUAVES

    Have found the 4th Zouaves Regimental History online however it only covers their actions in France. I cannot locate any information on which Battalion? went to Morocco 27th February 1916 – 1st February 1918 & took part in actions at Beni-Mellal & Toumzit. Could any members point me in the right direction for information. Thanks for looking. Adrian
  2. Hendrik Thank you much appreciated. Can I ask were did you find his Commander date as I have been attempting to unsuccessfully find this? also the mention of the Croix de Guerre would this still indicate a 1914-1915 date? Thank you for your help. Adrian
  3. Pat Thank you. Your English is fine much better than my French. Adrian
  4. Rav Send me a private message with your e-mail & will send you what I can find Medal Card/Medal Roll/Pension Record Adrian
  5. Recipient I believe awarded Croix de Guerre 9th December 1915 8th Zouaves. Reverse 1914-1915 or 1914-1916? Thanks for looking
  6. I have recently purchased an Inter Allied Victory Medal & Diploma for Colonel Laborde. The medal was originally sold as part of an estate sale in France in 2017 all awards sold individually. I know the location of his Médaille Coloniale Algeria & Diploma. However sadly non of the other awards. This is were I would like to enlist the help of the forum. Has any member seen any of the other awards that Colonel Laborde received? Also any information on his military career would be appreciated. Thank you for looking
  7. Confirmation/Help requested? Ref attached picture of Colonel VICTOR MARCEL LABORDE I would like confirmation or otherwise of the highlighted medal Morocco Commemorative Medal (1909)? Thank you for looking.
  8. THIS ADVERT HAS EXPIRED!

    • WANTED
    • ORIGINAL

    Grand Cross set (Republic Period) by Frederico da Costa. In original case of issue. In silver & silver-gilt. Second half of the 20th century

    £1.00

  9. THIS ADVERT HAS EXPIRED!

    • WANTED
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    A Brazilian National Order of the Southern Cross; Grand Cross Set - First Class. Grand Cross Badge, in silver gilt and enamels, 73 mm x 105 mm inclusive of wreath suspension, full sash with moire. Grand Cross Star, in silver gilt and enamels - Cased. Circa 1960's - 70's

    £1.00

  10. Padelman Thank you for the information it is appreciated. I contacted the seller & he said it was not Franco era? Is the price OK? Adrian
  11. Padelman Thank you much appreciated. I had seen these was especially interested in http://www.todocoleccion.net/militaria-medallas/orden-merito-naval-epoca-anterior~x27127448 unfortunately however it was incorrect period. I am looking for FRANCO Era 1966? Adrian
  12. Odulf thank you for the information it is appreciated. Unfortunately the medal group is not mine. I am looking for a similar group to complete one I have to an officer in the South African Navy. This officer had previous service in the Royal Netherlands Naval Reserve in WW2 being captured by the Japanese in Batavia 4th March 1942. Adrian
  13. Requesting members help in sourcing a mounted pair as attached picture? The Cross for Order and Peace does not have to have any date clasps. Adrian
  14. Lambert The recipient's service papers are available from the South African Archives. Contact South African Researcher Dewald Nel dewald@nelantiques.co.za who should be able to retrieve the record for you. Obviously there is a fee. He does my South African Navy research & I would highly recommend him. Adrian
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