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WW2 wound badge documents are my favorite, since there is so much VARIETY in WHO issued them... and why.

That Silver badge for ONE wound was a severely injured soldier indeed.

Back in my pre-internet days I had a group with TWO Black Wound documents because one had been duplicated by mistake-- issued by the hospital after he left, and by the unit before the hospital's version arrived. The same poor guy when he got hit the THIRD time (no document for the second wound) was sent home with the hospital/surgeon stamped and signed notation on back of his Silver document "released without badge... none on hand at present!"

Sure, autographs on divisional issued EKs are nice, but for pure STORY, nothing beats Wound Badge Urkunden!

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Here's a couple to one guy, I have most of his doc's and soldbuch entries, photos, letter to the father which was with the gold wound badge doc etc

Bought for the then pricely sum of 55 pounds. I was a student and 55 quid, was three months fuel for the battered car and months night out on the beer ! Come to think of it I was on 30 quid a month at that time ! laugh.gif

Value now is only the wifes interest not mine !

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