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  1. Hello Leigh, As per the top of this page joseph was in the same regiment the border (5th) and wia 1917 but that is all our friend knows of him,again my thanks. David
  2. Hello, The only other information they can provide is that they lived in reeds lane wigton cumbria hope this helps and my sincere thanks from my friends family. David (H)
  3. Hello, That is first class service this club certainly lives up everytime to it's reputation, my friend will be very pleased again my sincere thanks david.
  4. Good Afternoon, Please could you help a friend as asked if i could find information on members of his family who fought in ww1, he has given me all the information he has as follows. Any information would be gratefully appreciated. Regards David Joseph prescott Wia 1917 border regiment No not known Thomas prescott pte (1847) 240352 5th border regiment William dixon pr
  5. Hello Chris, Thank you for replying in the circumstances the ammo pouch and holster are not marked, the only marking's are on the belt which is impressed 1917 and a makers mark reading martines- the set also has a green lanyard hope this helps . Regards David
  6. Mervyn, Thank you again sorry about the sir dates from former service, tried Chris but never received a reply all the very best. David (H)
  7. Hello Sir, Thank you very much for your help, will now try to find the best place to sell it. I have been going through numerous amounts of items acquired over the 40 years i have collected war medals because it's time they went to people who would appreciate them more. Again my sincere thanks. Regards David
  8. Hello, I will be selling this ww1 officers sam brown complete please see pictures,some cracking to the leather and maker marked at the end of the belt and dated 1917 the pistol is not included would appreciate some idea as to value please. Regards David
  9. Hello, Can anyone help please i am looking for an original box for the early george medal i believe it to be red cardboard . Regards David H
  10. Mervyn, Thank you have posted on both,yes i do have the original george medal and the gentlemans special constabulary medal the george being awarded 1941. Regards David....
  11. Hello and a happy new year to all, Can anyone help please i am trying to find an original cardboard box issued with the early issue of the george medal.
  12. Hello , I am about to sell some us items i would like to know please the meaning of the lettering inside a helmet. As follows Micheal w boerner 2/19 FA SVC BTN1 if anyone could help with information i would be most grateful. Regards David (H)
  13. Good morning , I wandered if you could help please today on the local car boot i came across a qsa to 38788 PTE W.G.WEST 130TH IMPERIAL YEOMANRY the disc and bars were separate in the box so i am trying to see if the bars in the box were his entitlement . The bars are transvaal and relief of ladysmith thank you in advance. Regards David (H)
  14. Hello Sir, My sincere apologies i had not been notified of any response to this post,i cannot find any name on the tin other than the maker. I was offered this to purchase but had no idea of it's value,i have purchased a number of item's from this stately home which is being sold off and the owner keeps finding various bits and pieces all related in some way to his family.again my thanks for your help. David (H)
  15. Hello, After going through a box of items bought by me 35 years ago i came across the ww2 japanese wound badge pictured below,this version is for wounds in battle what i would like help with is to find the box it would have been supplied in.Any help would be most appreciated. Regards David
  16. Hello Gentlemen, Please could anyone help with the identification and value of this red and white plume contained in it;s original tin, allthough i have collected medals for over 35 years i know very little about uniform.Please any information would be most welcome,see attached pictures. kind Regards David
  17. Hello , Recently aquired this piece of trench art in the picture attached,could anyone please tell me what the marks mean H 369 L 15 USA 15 DEC.I am a medal collector mostly but could not refuse this in a local second hand shop for ?1,probably not worth much more. Regards David..............
  18. Hello, Could anyone help with information on 158 parachute regiment ra in ww2 ,having just aquired a group of medals to a man who was with this regiment i would like to know more.Also a beautiful album of photographs taken in india came with the group of medals showing scenes of training/parachuting/armour and so on. Regards David
  19. Hello, I was about to list a m96 mauser bayonet on here asking if anyone could help with the value,its in its original frog but i know nothing more. Regards David
  20. Hello Perce, Thank you for your kindness will try to post pictures.
  21. Hello, Thank you for your information most helpful,and to all who have been kind enough to reply my thanks again.I realise i have not been on here long enough to sell but could you advise me as to the best place to sell a kia group please details below. 1-QSA WITH CLASPS-CC-TH-OFS-RLS-TRNVL-LNK 2-KSA 1901/2 3-LSGC EDV11 ALL 3 MIDDSEX REG 1915 TRIO 1/R BERKS DEATH PLAQUE TEMPERANCE MEDAL 1900 RANKS AS FOLLOWS QSA[CPL]-KSA[sGT]-LSGC[C.SGT] STAR-2/LIEUT-WAR & VICTORY [CAPT] BRIEF HISTORY-CAPT COX WAS KIA SUNDAY16/MAY/1915 NEAR FESTUBERT WHILE LEADING A COMPANY 1,ROYAL BERKS HE WA
  22. Hello, My aplagies i do this mainly because i have poor eyesight even with glasses,whilst i understand your reply i do find it most abrupt.Should you wish i will unsubscibe from this forum,again my aploagies. Regards David Captain R M Retired.................
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