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  1. Hi Mike with the ribbons when I can use the original I do, most of the WW 2 ribbons are original, most of the WW1 are replacements as most of the ribbons where not in great shape or short lengths. I do though keep them all as cant bring myself to throw them out regards
  2. Hi Mike Would you believe I have managed to collect this lot over the last 14 weeks so have been lucky with some of my purchases regards C
  3. Hi all I have over the last few months started collecting New Zealand Cap and Collar badges and have got around to sorting them all out and thought I would share my collection so far regards
  4. Hi thought I would just share latest medals and cap badges to my ever growing collection, there is a mix of British as well Commonwealth medals Trios: 6-6846, Pte Sinclair. J, Gordon Highlanders 2979, Pte Mutch. JWL, Gordon Highlanders 1899, Pte Allan. J.R., R.A.M.C. 22679, Pte Eaton A.D., R.A.M.C Pair: 3891, Pte Stuart. A., Gordon Highlanders South African Trio: Dvr Tonneson. S.B. S.A.S.C. South African WW2 Groups: G304306, Pte Swarzt. P, South African Army 6124235, Pte Van Aarot, South African Army 612435 V, Pte Ismail. G., 22nd Field Regiment, S.A.A. British TEM Groups 2086484, Gnr Isaacs, Royal Artillery 825400, Sgt Thompson. A.G. Royal Artillery British GSM Group N.55276, Pte Dickson. R' Kings African Rifles BWM: 78650, Pte Penfold. G.W., N.Z.E.F 10/8024, Pte McQuilkin. A.N, N.Z.E.F 53206, Rflmn, N.Z.E.F 46733, Pte Bailey. J.F, South Wales Borders VM: Lieut, Baker. R.A.C, Royal Welsh Fusiliers 18329, L/Cpl Andrews, Canadian Forestry Corps 781546, L/Cpl Lees. L.F., 46th Canadian Infantry 426573, Cpl Scrygeour. J.W., 58th Canadian Infantry 1914/15 Stars: 1/728, Pte Swinburne. S.E., N.Z.E.F (Samoan Exp Force) 7143, Pte Conner. J., Royal Irish Regiment GSM (Malaya) 23142197, Pte Hindmarsh. M., R.A.M.C.
  5. Hello all thanks for the feedback and comments I have also questioned the 1939/45 star but it came with the group so I take it he must have had entitlement some how. Over all this is still my favourite group for many reasons including the double gallantry awards as well the Russian award he was given, shame not with group regards Caz
  6. hi again thanks for your assistance much appreciated regards
  7. Hello I would like to know if anyone can tell me what this document was issued for and how common is it? thanks in advance C
  8. Hello I have been going through some of my collection and came across what I think maybe a full military file of sorts. The are a 50 + documents in this file and have attached a few to see if anyone can help The documents seems to range from 1916 up to early 1970's If anyone can be of assistance with some translation / ID on the documents would be appreciated regards C
  9. hello I am trying to find the medal rolls for the following: Pte Sinclair, John service numbers: 3/6846, TR/1/28571 Gordon Highlanders I have only found his MIC on national archives and found nothing on ancestry, if anyone can help would be greatly appreciated regards
  10. hello I would like to know if someone could help me I am trying to confirm that the following was awarded a MBE time frame 1953 -54 Fraser. A.H. 5932255 W.O.I Royal Artillery regards and thanks Caz
  11. hello guys thanks for comments, looking at the Canadian list based on that having a MC, MM to same person is not too common. I am very lucky to have a group with the MC and MM but it is missing the BWM, VM and a Russian order, I have posted photos of the group here regards Caz
  12. Hello all I would like to share my newest group of medals, misfortunately it is a broken group (Missing the BWM, VM, Order of St Amma 3rd class with swords) The group is to Lieutenant Walter George Butteriss, MC, MM He enlisted in the Army on 5.9.1914 and joined A Company 8th Battalion The Leicestershire Regiment. On 7.11.1914 he was promoted Lance Corporal, and with 8th Bn he entered France on 29.7.1915. He was awarded the Military Medal for his part in the attack on Gueudecourt on 25/26.9.1916 (L. G. 6.1.1917, page 344). This would have possibly been for actions for “Grid Trench” He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on the 29.7.1918 and return to the regiment. He was later posted to the 13th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment and departed for Russia on the 16.10.1918, arriving to Murmansk 27.11.1918. He was awarded the Military Cross for actions near Bolshie Ozerki (L.G. 15.07.1919), citation attached to this tread He was also awarded the Russian Order of St Amma 3rd Class with swords on the 24.04.1919, which reported made his decorations combination unique (MC, MM, Order St Anna) He the was commissioned on the General list in 1942 as a 2nd Lieut and ended up as a Major in the 6th (Quorn) Battalion, Leicestershire Home Guard He was a builder by trade as well as an accomplished sportsman playing for Leicestershire C.C. 2nd XI in the Minor Counties Championship in 1924, also coached Cricket at Melton Mowbray Grammar school (town of his birth) as well he played hockey for Leicestershire and Melton Mowbray as well rugby for Melton Mowbray He was born in 1896 and died in 1966 Caz
  13. hello all I am just trying to see how many soldiers where awarded both the Military Cross as well the Military Medal during WW I or if there is a database of such regards Caz
  14. Just brought my first 1882 Egypt Medal with Tel - el - Kebir clasp and just finished mounting them Blount, W. Sergeant, 3278 Coldstream Guards, later The Royal West Kent Regiment (On LSGC) before joining the Coldstream Guards he had previously served with the Stafford Militia he later became Colour Sergeant, and served for 18 years 177 days He was born in Atherstone, Warton, Warwickshire medals are well worn and naming a little hard to see in places but happy to have in my collection Caz
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