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A good original unofficial Second World War '8th Army Commemorative Medal'; gilded brass example the obverse depicting the City of Naples and Mount Vesuvius in relief and title "8th Army"; the reverse inscribed with embossed letters "Commemorative Medal of The Entrance of The Allied Armies In Naples 1st October 1943". Very good condition, complete with suspension ring.
A good original Second World War full size '1939 -1945 The Defence Medal' complete with Forwarding Slip and printed cloth chevrons in waxed envelope. Very good condition, complete with original silk ribbon.
A good original Second World War full size '1939 -1945 Defence Medal'. Very good condition, complete with original silk ribbon.
Awarded to "SE.8739 PTE. J.KINGMAN. A.V.C." Complete with replacement ribbon. Good condition, toned.
Private James Kingman enlisted into the Army Veterinary Corps with the service number SE.8739 on the 26th May 1915. He landed in France on the 5th June 1916. He was discharged on the 20th September 1917. due to ill health and was awarded the 'Silver War Badge'. The S.E. initials on his service number meaning 'Special Enlistment (General Service)' is unique to the Army Veterinary Corps.
A good original circa 1949 large gilded brass sports prize medal, the obverse bearing an embossed 'Desert Rats' symbol; the reverse engraved within a laurel wreath "7th Armoured Division Water Polo Championship 1949 Won by 3rd Bn Parachute Regiment. Good condition, complete with ring suspension, minor service wear.
Awarded to "1703 GNR. F. Chrispin. R.F.A." Complete with replacement ribbon. Good condition, toned.
Driver Frederick Chrispin enlisted into the Territorial Royal Field Artillery with the service number 1703 on the 30th November 1914. He was posted for service in Egypt and landed on the 27th May 1915. He was later issued the service number 695079. He was discharged on the 6th April 1919 due to ill health and was awarded the 'Silver War Badge'.
A good original early post-1951 'Burma Star Association membership lapel badge' designed on the style of the Burma Campaign Star in gilded brass and inlaid with yellow and green enamel, the reverse bearing maker's detail "J.R.Gaunt. London". Excellent condition, complete with original buttonhole fitting.
The Burma Star Association was officially founded on the 26th February 1951.
British War Medal and Victory Medal awarded to "1382 PTE. E.H. WALLIS. 20-LOND. R.". Complete with original watered silk ribbons.
1382 Private Ernest Henry Wallis was a native of Lewisham and enlisted into the 20th Bn London Regiment. He is confirmed as being awarded the Pair only and the second Regimental number 630243. He was Killed in Action on the 30th August 1918.
A good original vintage strong and durable full size 'three medal mounting bar' complete with safety catch device. Very good condition.
Awarded to 547968 SPR G GARMIRIAN R.E. Mounted as originally worn.
'Sapper Gregory Garmirian' Royal Engineers is confirmed as being awarded the Pair only. He was born at Constantinople in 1883 and granted British citizenship in April 1914. In the post war years he based himself in Hendon North London as a Turkish Armenian trader. It is interesting to note that this is a unique issue, no other man of this surname was issued with Great War medals in the army.
A good original matching set of three Second World War full size campaign stars '1939-1945 Star, Italy Star, France & Germany Star' complete with original unworn silk ribbons including Defence and War Medal, Air Ministry Box of Issue, address removed. Very good condition, recipient unknown.
A splendid 1938 shooting prize medallion watch fob conversion; fine quality large circular example the obverse bearing 'Yorkshire Terl Team & Rifle Association' title surround, mounted to the centre a well defined figure of a seated soldier firing a 'Vickers machine gun'; the reverse impressed with Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1937 and maker's details "T.F" (Thomas Fattorini) and inscribed "China Cup 1938 SGT.T.PEARSON" within an applied laurel wreath.Very good condition.
A good original Second World War period full size '1939-1945 War Medal and miniature medal' unnamed as issued, complete with original silk ribbon raw edge. Very good condition.
Diameter approx 35mm. and 19mm.
A very attractive circa 1924 '13th/18th Royal Hussars Inter Troop Cricket silvered winners medal' bearing embossed badge of the Cavalry Regiment to the obverse; the reverse inscribed "1924 Winners 4th Troop Tpr. J. Havelock". Very good condition, complete with suspension ring and housed in its original velvet lined fitted leather presentation case with retailer name "F. Phillips Medalist Aldershot".
A good original Second World War period 'Overseas Service badge'; bronzed circular example bearing heavily embossed floral wreath, enclosing a Crown over crossed swords and star, wavy scroll across the centre "Overseas Service". Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings with safety roller catch in good working order, bronze patina remains good.
The 'Overseas Service' badge was awarded to Indian Army soldiers as well as civilians who served overseas.
Awarded to "66464 PTE P MOHAN L'POOL R". Comprising: British War Medal, Victory Medal. Both medals retaining original silk ribbons.
Private Patrick Mohan Liverpool Regiment is confirmed as been awarded the BWM & VM only. He later served with the Labour Corps.
A good original matching set of four Second World War full size stars and medals '1939-1945 Star, Atlantic Star, Defence Medal, War Medal'. Very good condition, complete with original silk ribbons, the recipient unknown but believed to be Merchant Navy.
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