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A Fine Ww1 1st Manchesters Distinguished Conduct Medal Dujailah Redoubt 1916

A Fine Ww1 1st Manchesters Distinguished Conduct Medal Dujailah Redoubt 1916

A Fine Ww1 1st Manchesters Distinguished Conduct Medal Dujailah Redoubt 1916

A Fine Ww1 1st Manchesters Distinguished Conduct Medal Dujailah Redoubt 1916

A Fine Ww1 1st Manchesters Distinguished Conduct Medal Dujailah Redoubt 1916

A Fine Ww1 1st Manchesters Distinguished Conduct Medal Dujailah Redoubt 1916

A Fine Ww1 1st Manchesters Distinguished Conduct Medal Dujailah Redoubt 1916

A Fine Ww1 1st Manchesters Distinguished Conduct Medal Dujailah Redoubt 1916

A Fine Ww1 1st Manchesters Distinguished Conduct Medal Dujailah Redoubt 1916

A Fine Ww1 1st Manchesters Distinguished Conduct Medal Dujailah Redoubt 1916

A Fine Ww1 1st Manchesters Distinguished Conduct Medal Dujailah Redoubt 1916

A Fine Ww1 1st Manchesters Distinguished Conduct Medal Dujailah Redoubt 1916

A Fine Ww1 1st Manchesters Distinguished Conduct Medal Dujailah Redoubt 1916

A FINE WW1 1ST. S VC ACTION D. FOR CONSPICUOUS GALLANTRY DURING THE ATTACK ON DUJAILAH REDOUBT, 8TH MARCH 1916, FOUGHT DURING THE ATTEMPT TO RELIEVE KUT. DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL, G. DCM London Gazette 20th October 1916. 2085 Cpl F Smith For Conspicuous gallantry during the attack on a redoubt. When his platoon officer and NCO had been killed, he led his platoon into the redoubt, and exhibited great courage and skill in successfully resisting a counter attack. Original recommendation states award for Es Sinn 8th March 1916, therefore this DCM is certainly for Dujailah redoubt 8th March 1916. Here Manchesters formed part of the force attempting to relieve Kut but at the battle of Dujailah, advancing across a front of 400 yards, they came under heavy fire from the Sinn Aftar redoubt and cross fire from supporting trenches, they gained a footing in the redoubt and took two trenches, however with bombs running out and under heavy counterattack from the left flank, they were forced to retire with many casualties (172 killed or missing, 288 wounded) Private Stringer of the battalion would be Awarded the VC. Manchester, wrote Fraser, can look upon that sunset attack with anger, but with mournful prideThe Manchesters led the way over 3,200 yards of open ground, and in spite of terrific rifle fire actually stormed their way into the redoubt, together with the 59th Rifles, an Indian Regiment. They were bombed out, and the attempt to relieve Kut had failed. 1st Battalion Manchester Regiment was based in in. Part of the 8th. On 29 August 1914 as part of the Indian Corps and moved to. On 26 September 1914. It served on the Western Front until leaving. On 10 December 1915, whereupon it moved to Mesopotamia, landing at. On 8 January 1916. The Division moved to. In March 1918 and later moved into. MIC confirms also awarded 1914 Star trio, qualifying from 27th August 1914. Condition GVF, an excellent Mesopotamia DCM. SEE MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR MORE MEDALS. This will generally be a Wednesday or Thursday, so please bear with me if it takes a few more days to get sent. KEYWORDS: MEDAL MEDALS BOER KILLED WOUNDED BRIGADE AWARD CAPTAIN COMMANDER LIEUTENANT OFFICER KILLED WOUNDED 1815 AUSTRALIAN NEW ZEALAND ANZAC AIF GALLANTRY SOMME YPRES GALLIPOLI LIGHT HORSE INFANTRY BATTALION WW1 WW2 GALLANTRY. The item “A FINE WW1 1ST MANCHESTERS DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL DUJAILAH REDOUBT 1916″ is in sale since Sunday, March 7, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “albatrosj1″ and is located in SCOTLAND. This item can be shipped worldwide.

Fine WW2 RAF Aircrew casualty medal group 20 Year Old Pilot 235 squadron

Fine WW2 RAF Aircrew casualty medal group 20 Year Old Pilot 235 squadron

Fine WW2 RAF Aircrew casualty medal group 20 Year Old Pilot 235 squadron

Fine WW2 RAF Aircrew casualty medal group 20 Year Old Pilot 235 squadron

Fine WW2 RAF Aircrew casualty medal group 20 Year Old Pilot 235 squadron

Fine WW2 RAF Aircrew casualty medal group 20 Year Old Pilot 235 squadron

A very interesting’Battle of Atlantic’ Aircrew RAFVR casualty medal group to a 20 year old Pilot. 742675 Pilot Bernard Lawrence Terrance Crawforth was killed in action whilst flying the Blenheim IV Z5742, on May 5th, 1940. Onboard with him was William K Blackford and Cecil D Robertson (Observer). They were shot down by Me 110s during an attack on a convoy off Borkum (Germany). There was two claims of Blenheims that night, one by Ace (12 Victories) Lt Hans Hahn of 3 Stab. The other Claim by Uffz Bittner off 2 Stab. Uffz Bittner has one known victory (5th May, 1940). A very interesting casualty group to a Pilot in the RAFVR, 235 squadron. Worthy of further research. Condolence slip named”SERGEANT B. In original box addressed to his father Lawrence. Any questions please feel free to ask. The item “Fine WW2 RAF Aircrew casualty medal group 20 Year Old Pilot 235 squadron” is in sale since Monday, December 21, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “mb.fineantiques.ltd” and is located in Kelso. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Featured Refinements: Original WW2 Medal
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War II (1939-1945)
  • Service: Air Force
  • Era: 1914-1945

Fine WW2 RAF Pathfinder casualty medal group KIA Italy 104 squadron

Fine WW2 RAF Pathfinder casualty medal group KIA Italy 104 squadron

Fine WW2 RAF Pathfinder casualty medal group KIA Italy 104 squadron

Fine WW2 RAF Pathfinder casualty medal group KIA Italy 104 squadron

Fine WW2 RAF Pathfinder casualty medal group KIA Italy 104 squadron

Fine WW2 RAF Pathfinder casualty medal group KIA Italy 104 squadron

Fine WW2 RAF Pathfinder casualty medal group KIA Italy 104 squadron

Fine WW2 RAF Pathfinder casualty medal group KIA Italy 104 squadron

Fine WW2 RAF Pathfinder casualty medal group KIA Italy 104 squadron

An interesting WW2 RAFVR 104 squadron Pathfinder Italy casualty medal group. 995331 Flight Sergeant Gerald Harper was Killed in action on July 23rd, 1943 when he took off in Wellington HZ192 from Hani, West (Tunisia) to drop illuminators on targets in Salerno (Italy). F/SGT Harper was one of 6 casualties in Wellington HZ192. Prior to this Gerland Harper would have been performing night assults in the Western Dessert and attacking targest in Italy, with the 104 squadron. Medals all in original packets, with original ribbons, ticker tapes and condelence slip. Original box sent to his Father. Any questions please feel free to ask. The item “Fine WW2 RAF Pathfinder casualty medal group KIA Italy 104 squadron” is in sale since Monday, December 21, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “mb.fineantiques.ltd” and is located in Kelso. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Featured Refinements: Original WW2 Medal
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War II (1939-1945)
  • Service: Air Force
  • Era: 1914-1945

Fine WW1 St John Ambulance & RAMC Surgeons medal group Captain Goyder

Fine WW1 St John Ambulance & RAMC Surgeons medal group Captain Goyder

Fine WW1 St John Ambulance & RAMC Surgeons medal group Captain Goyder

Fine WW1 St John Ambulance & RAMC Surgeons medal group Captain Goyder

Fine WW1 St John Ambulance & RAMC Surgeons medal group Captain Goyder

A very intersting WW1 St John’s Ambulance & Royal Army Medical Corps Surgeons medal group. Captain / Surgeon Francis Willougby Goyder from Yorkshire, enrolled at the St John’s College, Cambridge in 1896. Before the War he was an assistant surgeon at the Bradford Royal eye and ear Hospital. He served in the first World War as a surgeon at the St Johns Ambulance brigade hospital (from September 1915) at Etaples, near Boulogne, France. He left the hospital to’gain a wider experience of military medcine’. He was was atmitted to the grade of Honour Associate of the Order of St John (19th October, 1917). After the War he was an honoury consulting Surgeon at York orthopadeic Hospital for children, Kirby-moorside. Subsequentially becoming a medical author (clinical research and applying trials). A very interesting group to a surgeon of the St John’s Ambulance brigade and R. Medal group is full entitlement. Order of St John’s unnamed as issued. 1914/15 star correctly named -”CAPT. British War & Victory medals correctly named -”CAPT. Any questions please feel free to ask. The item “Fine WW1 St John Ambulance & RAMC Surgeons medal group Captain Goyder” is in sale since Tuesday, June 2, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “mb.fineantiques.ltd” and is located in Kelso. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)

Fine WW2 medal group inc Territorial efficiency emergency Reserve

Fine WW2 medal group inc Territorial efficiency emergency Reserve

Fine full size WW2 medal group…. The Efficiency medals named to F. Comes with the soldiers service/pay book. The item “Fine WW2 medal group inc Territorial efficiency emergency Reserve” is in sale since Saturday, June 15, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “onequarterofthesky” and is located in Richmond. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile.
  • Conflict: World War II (1939-1945)
  • Featured Refinements: Medal Group

Fine WW2 medal group inc Territorial efficiency emergency Reserve

Fine WW2 medal group inc Territorial efficiency emergency Reserve

Fine full size WW2 medal group…. The Efficiency medals named to F. Comes with the soldiers service/pay book. The item “Fine WW2 medal group inc Territorial efficiency emergency Reserve” is in sale since Tuesday, May 21, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “onequarterofthesky” and is located in Richmond. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile.
  • Conflict: World War II (1939-1945)
  • Featured Refinements: Medal Group

Fine & scarce! WW2 5th Class ORDER of GOLDEN KITE MEDAL SILVER JAPANESE JAPAN

Fine & scarce! WW2 5th Class ORDER of GOLDEN KITE MEDAL SILVER JAPANESE JAPAN

Fine & scarce! WW2 5th Class ORDER of GOLDEN KITE MEDAL SILVER JAPANESE JAPAN

Fine & scarce! WW2 5th Class ORDER of GOLDEN KITE MEDAL SILVER JAPANESE JAPAN

Fine & scarce! WW2 5th Class ORDER of GOLDEN KITE MEDAL SILVER JAPANESE JAPAN

Fine & scarce! WW2 5th Class ORDER of GOLDEN KITE MEDAL SILVER JAPANESE JAPAN

Fine & scarce! WW2 5th Class ORDER of GOLDEN KITE MEDAL SILVER JAPANESE JAPAN

Fine & scarce! WW2 5th Class ORDER of GOLDEN KITE MEDAL SILVER JAPANESE JAPAN

Fine & scarce! WW2 5th Class ORDER of GOLDEN KITE MEDAL SILVER JAPANESE JAPAN

T his is a BEAUTIFUL example of the Order of the Golden Kite 5th Class Medal. Awarded for distinguished military service; abolished in 1946. The enamels and gilt look great. There may be some wear, but I can find none. Sorry that my camera cannot capture it well. All four reverse rivets are intact. VERY HARD TO UPGRADE THIS ONE! Original lacquered wood case of issue, but it has some wear. PLEASE CHECK PHOTOS FOR CONDITION! Wear and tear evident. Check out Dai Nippon Military Antiques medal website! I pack well to reduce the chance of damage, but sometimes the boxes are handled roughly. The item “Fine & scarce! WW2 5th Class ORDER of GOLDEN KITE MEDAL SILVER JAPANESE JAPAN” is in sale since Saturday, December 17, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Japan\Medals, Pins & Ribbons”. The seller is “imperialjapan” and is located in Fukuoka, Fukuoka. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country of Manufacture: Japan