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Can any one identify these 2 medals which are part of a set of 9 belonging to a French Foreign Legionaire  I do not know his rank but his name is Francoire Peroch and ha fought in WW1 and Marocco . Upload of other medal failed. it has a watered silk orange ribbon and is a 5 pointed enamelled white star with Arabic script on the points the centre has what looks like an open umbrella ?

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Tunisian? ORDER OF NICHAN IFTIKHAR?

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No sorry, not really my field of knowledge. From what I can see online, I cant see an obvious match, hopefully someone else will be able to assist you. There is a previous discussion here:

 

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Hello from France,

j think's that "Mohamed el Habib (période : 1922-1929).

all the best, Patrick

 

 

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Patrick, I cannot thank you enough for all the information you have given me.

Tout le meilleur pour vous. Carl

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