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WW1 First World War Death Penny / Plaque + civilisation medal

WW1 First World War Death Penny / Plaque + civilisation medal

WW1 First World War Death Penny / Plaque + civilisation medal

WW1 First World War Death Penny / Plaque + civilisation medal. Medal edge markings read , 22551 or 22661 , Pte. Andrews R WAR R. The item “WW1 First World War Death Penny / Plaque + civilisation medal” is in sale since Friday, June 5, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Plaques”. The seller is “lapwotim” and is located in Melton Mowbray. 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, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Brunei darussalam, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Liechtenstein, Macao, Monaco, Martinique, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Chile, Bahamas, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Panama, El salvador, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay.
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Service: Army
  • Era: 1914-1945
  • Type: Death Penny
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)

9575 German post WW2 1957 pattern Iron Cross First Class medal maker ST&L

9575 German post WW2 1957 pattern Iron Cross First Class medal maker ST&L

9575 German post WW2 1957 pattern Iron Cross First Class medal maker ST&L

9575 German post WW2 1957 pattern Iron Cross First Class medal maker ST&L

9575 German post WW2 1957 pattern Iron Cross First Class medal maker ST&L

9575 German post WW2 1957 pattern Iron Cross First Class medal maker ST&L

9575 German post WW2 1957 pattern Iron Cross First Class medal maker ST&L

9575 German post WW2 1957 pattern Iron Cross First Class medal maker ST&L

9575 German post WW2 1957 pattern Iron Cross First Class medal maker ST&L

9575 German post WW2 1957 pattern Iron Cross First Class medal maker ST&L

9575 German post WW2 1957 pattern Iron Cross First Class medal maker ST&L

9575 German post WW2 1957 pattern Iron Cross First Class medal maker ST&L

9575 German post WW2 1957 pattern Iron Cross First Class medal maker ST&L

Original German post WW2 / 1957 pattern Iron Cross First Class , IN WORN CONDITION, THREE PIECE CONSTRUCTION, NON MAGNETIC CORE, PERFECTLY WORKING PIN DEVICE, LATER ST&L (STEINHAUER UND LUECK) MADE EXAMPLE WITH OPEN HINGE BLOCK, UNCLEAN EXAMPLE. FEW FACTS ABOUT THE 1957 PATTERN AWARDS. In 1957 the West German government authorised replacement Iron Crosses with an Oak Leaf Cluster in place of the swastika, similar to the Iron Crosses of 1813, 1870, and 1914, which could be worn by World War II Iron Cross recipients. The 1957 law also authorised de-Nazified versions of most other World War IIera decorations (except those specifically associated with Nazi Party organizations, such as SS Long Service medals, or with the expansion of the German Reich, such as the medals for the annexation of Austria, the Sudetenland, and the Memel region). The main government contract to manufacture and supply these new de-nazified WW2 1957 official decorations went to the world famous German firm Steinhauer & Lueck, Luedenscheid Germany. Knights Crosses, Iron Crosses , Wound Badges, Tank Assault Badges etc were re-designed by Steinhauer & Lück – often with the oak-leaf spray replacing the swastika, with S&L having the sole patent rights to all WW2 1957 German decorations. S&L did not have the whole monopoly on medal making, other famous firms such as Deschler & Sohn, BH Maher and Juncker also manufactured these new German decorations. Lüdenscheid is situated between the cities Dortmund and Bonn. It was here that one of the youngest medal firms was founded in 1889 by August Steinhauer and Gustav Adolf Lück. The first production began in a cellar, the customer base continued to increase. A property was bought at 51 Hochstrasse which is still home for this famous company today. During WW2 Steinhauer & Lück produced medals and badges, like the famous Knights Cross and many other types of medals and badges. In 1957 this company was awarded the contract to produce all the newly re-designed legal WW2 1957 de-nazified decorations, plus the contract to manufacture all of Germany’s official decorations including Germany’s highest order the Bundesverdienstkreuz. Only a very limited number of original WW2 1957 medals are still produced, mainly Iron Crosses, German Cross Gold & Silver & Wound Badges and are considered 100% genuine by the German Government. HISTORY OF THE AWARDS. Iron Cross (German: Eisernes Kreuz) was a military decoration of the Kingdom of Prussia, and later of Germany, which was established by King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia and first awarded on 10 March 1813 in Breslau. In addition to during the Napoleonic Wars, the Iron Cross was awarded during the Franco-German War, the First World War, and the Second World War. The Iron Cross was normally a military decoration only, though there were instances of it being awarded to civilians for performing military functions. Two examples, the civilian pilot Hanna Reitsch was awarded the Iron Cross First Class for her bravery as a test pilot during the Second World War and Melitta Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg (also a German female test pilot) was awarded the Iron Cross Second Class. The Iron Cross was also used as the symbol of the German Army from 1871 to 1915, when it was replaced by a simpler Greek cross. In 1956, the Iron Cross became the symbol of the Bundeswehr, the German armed forces. The traditional design is black and this design is used on armored vehicles and aircraft. A newer design in blue and silver is used as the emblem in other contexts. The Iron Cross is a black four-pointed cross with white trim, with the arms widening towards the ends, similar to a cross pattée. It was designed by the neoclassical architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel and reflects the cross borne by the Teutonic Knights in the 14th century. The ribbon for the 1813, 1870 and 1914 Iron Cross (2nd Class) was black with two thin white bands, the colours of Prussia. The noncombatant version of this award had the same medal, but the black and white colours on the ribbon were reversed. Initially the Iron Cross was worn with the blank side out. This did not change until 1838 when the sprig facing could be presented. Since the Iron Cross was issued over several different periods of German history, it was annotated with the year indicating the era in which it was issued. For example, an Iron Cross from the First World War bears the year “1914″, while the same decoration from the Second World War is annotated “1939″. The reverse of the 1870, 1914 and 1939 series of Iron Crosses have the year “1813″ appearing on the lower arm, symbolizing the year the award was created. The 1813 decoration also has the initials “FW” for King Frederick William III, while the next two have a “W” for the respective kaisers, Wilhelm I and Wilhelm II. The final version shows a swastika. It was also possible for a holder of the 1914 Iron Cross to be awarded a second or higher grade of the 1939 Iron Cross. In such cases, a “1939 Clasp” (Spange) would be worn on the original 1914 Iron Cross. A similar award was made in 1914 but was quite rare, since there were few in service who held the 1870 Iron Cross. For the First Class award the Spange appears as an eagle with the date “1939″ that was pinned above the Cross. Although two separate awards, in some cases the holders soldered them together. A cross was the symbol of the Teutonic Knights (a heraldic cross pattée), and the cross design (but not the specific decoration) has been the symbol of Germany’s armed forces (now the Bundeswehr) since 1871. The Iron Cross was founded on 10 March 1813 in Breslau and awarded to soldiers during the Wars of Liberation against Napoleon. It was first awarded to Karl August Ferdinand von Borcke on 21 April 1813. King Wilhelm I of Prussia authorized further awards on 19 July 1870, during the Franco-German War. The Iron Cross was reauthorized by Emperor Wilhelm II on 5 August 1914, at the start of the First World War. During these three periods, the Iron Cross was an award of the Kingdom of Prussia, although given Prussia’s pre-eminent place in the German Empire formed in 1871, it tended to be treated as a generic German decoration. The 1813, 1870, and 1914 Iron Crosses had three grades: Iron Cross 2nd Class German: Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse, Iron Cross 1st Class German: Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse, Grand Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Großkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes, often simply Großkreuz). Although the medals of each class were identical, the manner in which each was worn differed. Employing a pin or screw posts on the back of the medal, the Iron Cross First Class was worn on the left side of the recipient’s uniform. The Grand Cross and the Iron Cross Second Class were suspended from different ribbons. The Grand Cross was intended for senior generals of the German Army. An even higher decoration, the Star of the Grand Cross of the Iron Cross, was awarded only twice, to Field Marshal Gebhard von Blücher in 1813 and to Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg in 1918. A third award was planned for the most successful German general during the Second World War, but was not made after the defeat of Germany in 1945. The Iron Cross 1st Class and the Iron Cross 2nd Class were awarded without regard to rank. One had to already possess the 2nd Class in order to receive the 1st Class (though in some cases both could be awarded simultaneously). The egalitarian nature of this award contrasted with those of most other German states (and indeed many other European monarchies), where military decorations were awarded based on the rank of the recipient. For example, Bavarian officers received various grades of that Kingdom’s Military Merit Order (Militär-Verdienstorden), while enlisted men received various grades of the Military Merit Cross (Militär-Verdienstkreuz). Prussia did have other orders and medals which were awarded on the basis of rank, and even though the Iron Cross was intended to be awarded without regard to rank, officers and NCOs were more likely to receive it than junior enlisted soldiers. In the First World War, approximately four million Iron Crosses of the lower grade (2nd Class) were issued, as well as around 145,000 of the higher grade (1st Class). Exact numbers of awards are not known, since the Prussian archives were destroyed during the Second World War. The multitude of awards reduced the status and reputation of the decoration. Among the holders of the 1914 Iron Cross 2nd Class and 1st Class was Adolf Hitler, who held the rank of Gefreiter. Hitler can be seen wearing the award on his left breast, as was standard, in many photographs. The straight-armed Balkenkreuz, the emblem of the Wehrmacht, first used in a narrower form on Luftstreitkräfte aircraft in mid-April 1918, and as shown here, as it appeared on German planes, tanks, and other vehicles during the Second World War. Adolf Hitler restored the Iron Cross in 1939 as a German decoration (rather than Prussian as in earlier versions), continuing the tradition of issuing it in various grades. Legally it is based on the enactment Reichsgesetzblatt I S. 1573 of 1 September 1939 Verordnung über die Erneuerung des Eisernen Kreuzes (Regulation for the Re-introduction of the Iron Cross). The Iron Cross of the Second World War was divided into three main series of decorations with an intermediate category, the Knight’s Cross, instituted between the lowest, the Iron Cross, and the highest, the Grand Cross. The Knight’s Cross replaced the Prussian Pour le Mérite or “Blue Max”. Hitler did not care for the Pour le Mérite, as it was a Prussian order that could be awarded only to officers. The ribbon of the medal (2nd class and Knight’s Cross) was different from the earlier Iron Crosses in that the color red was used in addition to the traditional black and white (black and white were the colours of Prussia, while black, white, and red were the colors of Germany). Hitler also created the War Merit Cross as a replacement for the non-combatant version of the Iron Cross. It also appeared on certain Nazi flags in the upper left corner. The edges were curved, like most original iron crosses. The standard 1939 Iron Cross was issued in the following two grades: Iron Cross 2nd Class Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse, Iron Cross 1st Class Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse abbreviated as EKI or E. The Iron Cross was awarded for bravery in battle as well as other military contributions in a battlefield environment. The Iron Cross 2nd Class came with a ribbon and was worn in one of two different methods: when in formal dress, the entire cross was worn mounted alone or as part of a medal bar, for everyday wear, only the ribbon was worn from the second hole in the tunic button. The Iron Cross First Class was a pin-on medal with no ribbon and was worn centered on a uniform breast pocket, either on dress uniforms or everyday outfit. It was a progressive award, with the second class having to be earned before the first class and so on for the higher degrees. It is estimated that some four and a half million Second Class Iron Crosses were awarded in the Second World War, and 300,000 of the First Class. The item “9575 German post WW2 1957 pattern Iron Cross First Class medal maker ST&L” is in sale since Sunday, May 17, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “a..anderson” and is located in Abbots Langley. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
  • Country/ Organization: Germany
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War II (1939-1945)
  • Era: 1914-1945

First World War. Four brother’s family group medals and Memorial Plaques

First World War. Four brother's family group medals and Memorial Plaques

First World War. Four brother's family group medals and Memorial Plaques

First World War. Four brother's family group medals and Memorial Plaques

First World War. Four brother's family group medals and Memorial Plaques

First World War. Four brother's family group medals and Memorial Plaques

First World War. Four brother's family group medals and Memorial Plaques

First World War. Four brother's family group medals and Memorial Plaques

First World War. Four brother's family group medals and Memorial Plaques

First World War. Four brother's family group medals and Memorial Plaques

First World War. Four brother's family group medals and Memorial Plaques

First World War. Four brother's family group medals and Memorial Plaques

First World War. Four brother's family group medals and Memorial Plaques

Four brother’s family group medals and Memorial Plaques. A remarkable and extremely rare (probably unique being retained together) set of family medals. Come with supporting research material (1911 census record printout, CWGC printouts and extracts from the battalion war diaries of 1st/6th Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment and the 1st Lancashire Regiment). 2599 Lance Corporal Philip Murphy, 6th Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment (Sherwood Foresters). NOTE: 6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, was a volunteer unit of Britain’s Territorial Army. (First raised as The High Peak Rifles, in the High Peak area of Derbyshire in 1860), it fought as infantry on the Western Front during World War I. Attached as 43090 Lance Corporal to 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds in France 26th September 1916. At Flers-Courcelette or Morval. In 1916 1st Lincolnshire Regt were involved at. The Battle of Albert (Somme 1st-13th July). The Battle of Bazentin Ridge (Somme 14th July-17th July). The Battle of FlersCourcelette. The Battle of Morval (25th-28thSept). Born Lea, Kent, enlisted Whaley Bridge. (Census 1911 records birthplace as Lee, London). Buried in GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE, Somme, France. In September 1916, the 34th and 2/2nd London Casualty Clearing Stations were established at this point, known to the troops as Grove Town, to deal with casualties from the Somme battlefields. 2052 Private Walter Francis Joseph Murphy, 1st/6th Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment (The Sherwood Foresters). Died of wounds aged 20 in France 3rd July 1916. These were received on the first day of the Somme offensive Battle of Albert when the 1/6th was part of the 46th Division which was ordered to attack the north side of the Gommecourt salient, on the northern flank of the Somme battlefield. On 1 July, 1/6th Bn of the Notts and Derbyshire Regt. Was in support behind the attacking battalions of 139th Bde. A and B Companies took up positions in the British 1st Support Line, with the battalion bombers and four brigade machine gun teams between them, and C and D Companies were in the 3rd Support Line with the runners and signallers between them. Because of the mud, they were late getting into position and were very tired by the time they arrived, carrying large quantities of equipment and ammunition. When the battalion attempted to move up after Zero hour (07.30), it found that the way was blocked by the carrying parties and last waves of the battalions in front, which had not been able to leave the British front line trench before the smokescreen cleared. Although their first waves had crossed No man’s land and got into the German front line, the ground behind them was now being swept by artillery and machine gun fire, and positions re-occupied by Germans coming out of deep dugouts that should have been dealt with by the later waves. It was not until 08.45 that A and B Companies of the 1/6th Bn attempted to cross No man’s land, and they were immediately stopped by very heavy casualties. The Commanding Officer, Lt-Col Goodman, called off his battalion’s attack. There was an attempt to restart the attack at 15.30, but the smoke barrage was inadequate and it was cancelled. The left-hand platoon did not receive the cancellation order in time, went’over the top’ and was cut down. The battalion lost 41 men killed or died of wounds received on 1 July 1916. Born at Lee, London – according to CWGC. Buried in WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAULTY, Pas de Calais, France. The site of the cemetery was chosen in May 1916. It was used from June 1916 to May 1917 by the 20th and 43rd Casualty Clearing Stations. 13249 Lance Corporal Cyril Hubert Murphy, 14th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment). Nickname The Die Hards. Died in United Kingdom 17th November 1915. Buried in SHOREHAM-BY-SEA CEMETERY, Sussex. 14th (Reserve) Battalion Oct 1914 Formed at Gravesend as a service Battalion in the Fourth New Army (K4), and joined the 93rd Brigade of the original 31st Division. Jan 1915 Moved to Halling, Kent. 10.04.1915 Renamed the 2nd Reserve Battalion and the 5th Reserve Brigade. May 1915 Moved to Colchester, Essex. Oct 1915 Moved to Shoreham, Kent. 01.09.1916 Renamed the 24th Training Reserve Battalion in the 5th Reserve Brigade at Shoreham. The above names are all on the WHALEY BRIDGE War Memorial, Derbyshire. 31715 Guardsman Gerald J Murphy Grenadier Guards. Rave showing religion as Roman Catholic. Grenadier badge and tunic buttons also mounted. Provenance: Anderson Garland, Newcastle. Framed dimension: 80cms x 42cms Weight: 3.6kgs. Condition: Superbly presented and framed. If anything shows the stupidity of war this must be it. The item “First World War. Four brother’s family group medals and Memorial Plaques” is in sale since Tuesday, March 3, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “nigel315″ and is located in St Boswells, Melrose, Borders. This item can be shipped worldwide.

Rare Ww1 Brunswick War Merit Iron Cross 2nd Class Medal First World War

Rare Ww1 Brunswick War Merit Iron Cross 2nd Class Medal First World War

Rare Ww1 Brunswick War Merit Iron Cross 2nd Class Medal First World War

Rare Ww1 Brunswick War Merit Iron Cross 2nd Class Medal First World War

Rare Ww1 Brunswick War Merit Iron Cross 2nd Class Medal First World War

Offered is an original German First World War War Merit Cross 2nd Class, awarded for battlefield bravery by the Duchy of Brunswick. Features a 30 mm wide dark toned bronze cross pattée with loop for ribbon suspension; the face with the letters EA centrally for Duke Ernst August, oak leaves to either side, the Brunswick crown above, the date 1914 below; the reverse inscribed Für, Verdienst im, Kriege (For Merit in War) on the upper, central and lower arms respectively; original ribbon for combatants, being sewn directly to the cross suspension ring. The Cross was instituted by Duke Ernst August on 23 October 1914, initially in one class, for merit in action and to be awarded regardless of rank. It is often known as the Ernst August Cross. On 20 March 1918, a first class of the Cross was created in pinback form, the present Cross becoming the second class, thus mirroring the main awards of other German states, such as the Prussian Iron Cross. The Duchy had a population of less than half a million people and the Cross is not one of the more frequently encountered German decorations. We list militaria and coins weekly. We provide quality mounted medals, badges and historical research. We can mount your miniature or full size medals, ribbon bars or supply replacement ribbons or badges. We can also conduct military research on your behalf and value cherished objects with a current market or insured value. 2/135 Russell St, Morley, WA. We run two specialist military auctions per year. Items are accurately described & photographed. Additional costs for this standard service will be added for this service based on publicly available Australia Post rates. Please note, these items are located and will be posted from Australia. We appreciate fair feedback from you once you receive the item. We aim to give you, the customer our best customer service. The item “RARE WW1 BRUNSWICK WAR MERIT IRON CROSS 2ND CLASS MEDAL FIRST WORLD WAR” is in sale since Thursday, March 5, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\1914 – 1918 (WWI)”. The seller is “jb_military_antiques_14″ and is located in 2/135 Russell St, Morley, Perth, WA. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Featured Refinements: Australian Army Medal
  • Country: Germany
  • Product Type: Medals
  • Authenticity: Original
  • Era: 1910s
  • Campaign: World War I

Emotive Family First World War WW1 Casualty and Prisoner of War Group Medals

Emotive Family First World War WW1 Casualty and Prisoner of War Group Medals

Emotive Family First World War WW1 Casualty and Prisoner of War Group Medals

Emotive Family First World War WW1 Casualty and Prisoner of War Group Medals

Emotive Family First World War WW1 Casualty and Prisoner of War Group Medals

Emotive Family First World War WW1 Casualty and Prisoner of War Group Medals

Emotive Family First World War WW1 Casualty and Prisoner of War Group Medals

Emotive Family First World War WW1 Casualty and Prisoner of War Group Medals

Emotive Family First World War WW1 Casualty and Prisoner of War Group Medals

Emotive Family First World War WW1 Casualty and Prisoner of War Group Medals

Emotive Family First World War WW1 Casualty and Prisoner of War Group Medals

Emotive Family First World War WW1 Casualty and Prisoner of War Group Medals

Emotive Family First World War WW1 Casualty and Prisoner of War Group Medals

Emotive Family First World War WW1 Casualty and Prisoner of War Group Medals. This very interesting group comprises of a First World War Pair named to 40970 PTE. Along with the medals is a brass Trench Art matchbox cover named J. Feeney on the top and 143 P. On the side of it, (presumably the Prisoner of War camp he was in) and an Aluminium Dog Tag bracelet. There are also photographs of PTE. Feeney, First World War postcards and a lovely collection of letters between PTE. Feeney and his wife and daughter. In one of the letters dated 29th January 1918 it says.. I had another letter from Willie (his brother) the other day and he is not to well, they are having it a bit rough in the trenches now, he tells me they are up to their knees in mud and water and he has aches and pains all over him. Sadly his brother Willie (William Henry Feeney) died on 23rd March 1918, included is his Death plaque. A really interesting group showing one families sacrifices during the Great War. Medals show no signs of renaming, condition as per the photographs. The item “Emotive Family First World War WW1 Casualty and Prisoner of War Group Medals” is in sale since Sunday, March 15, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “antique_lers” and is located in Colchester, Essex. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Service: Army
  • Modified Item: No
  • Issued// Not-Issued: Issued
  • Featured Refinements: World War 1 Medal
  • Era: 1914-1945
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Country// Organization: Great Britain
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Country//Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)

Medal Group Boer War and First World War Royal Scots wounded Ypres May 1915

Medal Group Boer War and First World War Royal Scots wounded Ypres May 1915

Queen’s South Africa Medal clasps cape Colony, Orange Free State, Belfast, King’s South Africa Medal clasps South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902, 1914/15 Star, British War & Victory Medals to Sergeant Alfred Joseph Gretton, Royal Scots a former Groom born in Bawdeswell, Dareham, Norfolk in 1878. Attesting for the Royal Scots at Leicester 8th February 1897, he served with the 1st Battalion in South Africa 6th November 1899 to 30th October 1903. Discharged to the Army Reserve in 1904 and from the Reserve in 1909. Re-enlisting for his old Regiment 17th November 1914, he joined the 1st Battalion in France on 6th March 1915. Slightly wounded at Ypres 4th May 1915 left thumb by a shell fragment, he was treated in hospital in France for two weeks. In October 1915 the Battalion went to Salonika where Gretton contracted Malaria in August 1916. Posted Home 5th May 1915, he joined the Depot and was discharged medically unfit for military service 31st August 1918. He died in Uxbridge, Middlesex in 1944. Queens South Africa Medal clasps Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Belfast named. 5967 Pte A J Gretton R Scots. King’s South Africa Medal clasps South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 named. 16180 L Cpl A J Gretton R Scots. British War and Victory Medals named. 16180 A SJT A J Gretton R Scots. With details here extracted from his on line service records. Alfred Joseph Gretton was born in Bawdeswell, Dareham, Norfolk in 1879, an 18 year old Groom, he attested for the Royal Scots at Leicester 8th February 1897. Serving with the 1st Battalion in South Africa from 6th November 1899 to 30th October 1903, transferred to the Army Reserve 7th February 1904 and discharged from the Reserve 7th February 1909. Re-enlisting for the Royal Scots (No 16180) at Melton Mowbray 17th November 1914 he stated his age as 40 years 7 months, a Labourer home address Bayside Cottage, Burton Hill, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, next of kin wife Elizabeth. Posted 13th Battalion 24th November 1914, appointed lance Corporal 5th December 1914, posted 3rd Battalion 31st January 1915, posted 1st Battalion 6th March 1915. Promoted Corporal 1st February 1916 and to Sergeant 27th September 1916. Serving in France from 6th March 1915, he was wounded in action at Ypres 4th May 1915, shell fragment wound left thumb resulting in two weeks in hospital. In October 1915 the 1st Battalion transferred to Salonika, Sergeant Gretton is recorded as contracting Malaria there in August 1916. Discharged 31st August 1918 no longer fit for military service. The item “Medal Group Boer War and First World War Royal Scots wounded Ypres May 1915″ is in sale since Thursday, February 27, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “jcollinsmedals” and is located in Shanklin. This item can be shipped worldwide.

Ontario Museum Recovers First World War Medals Online

WW1 German CLOTH Iron Cross First Class EK1 1813 Prussia WWI Army Badge Medal

WW1 German CLOTH Iron Cross First Class EK1 1813 Prussia WWI Army Badge Medal

WW1 German CLOTH Iron Cross First Class EK1 1813 Prussia WWI Army Badge Medal

WW1 German CLOTH Iron Cross First Class EK1 1813 Prussia WWI Army Badge Medal

WW1 German CLOTH Iron Cross First Class EK1 1813 Prussia WWI Army Badge Medal

WW1 German CLOTH Iron Cross First Class EK1 1813 Prussia WWI Army Badge Medal

WW1 German CLOTH Iron Cross First Class EK1 1813 Prussia WWI Army Badge Medal

WW1 German CLOTH Iron Cross First Class EK1 1813 Prussia WWI Army Badge Medal

WW1 German CLOTH Iron Cross First Class EK1 1813 Prussia WWI Army Badge Medal

WW1 German CLOTH Iron Cross First Class EK1 1813 Prussia WWI Army Badge Medal

WW1 German CLOTH Iron Cross First Class EK1 1813 Prussia WWI Army Badge Medal

WW1 German CLOTH Iron Cross First Class EK1 1813 Prussia WWI Army Badge Medal

WW1 German CLOTH Iron Cross First Class EK1 1813 Prussia WWI Army Badge Medal

A super rare cloth version of EK1. Construucted of silver flat and round wires as seen. No glow and is a one looker gorgeous original. The item “WW1 German CLOTH Iron Cross First Class EK1 1813 Prussia WWI Army Badge Medal” is in sale since Sunday, December 29, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Germany\Medals, Pins & Ribbons”. The seller is “mamoht16″ and is located in Staten Island, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Paraguay, Uruguay.
  • Featured Refinements: Iron Cross

Original German WW1 WW2 Iron cross First class without reserve. 1942

Original German WW1 WW2 Iron cross First class without reserve. 1942

Original German WW1 WW2 Iron cross First class without reserve. 1942

Original German WW1 WW2 Iron cross First class without reserve. 1942

Original German WW1 WW2 Iron cross First class without reserve. 1942

Original German WW1 WW2 Iron cross First class without reserve. 1942

Original German WW1 WW2 Iron cross First class without reserve. 1942

Original German WW1 WW2 Iron cross First class without reserve. 1942

Original German WW1 WW2 Iron cross First class without reserve. 1942

Original German WW1 WW2 Iron cross First class without reserve. 1942

Original German WW1 WW2 Iron cross First class without reserve. 1942

Original German WW1 WW2 Iron cross First class without reserve. 1942

Original German WW1 WW2 Iron cross First class without reserve. 1942

Original German WW1 WW2 Iron cross First class without reserve. Found at the scene of the fighting 14 Panzer Panzer division in Stalingrad. Thank you for your attention to my lots. Several times a week exhibited a new product. For each lot, you can ask additional questions and ask to put a photo. The item “Original German WW1 WW2 Iron cross First class without reserve. 1942″ is in sale since Sunday, July 7, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Medals, Pins & Ribbons”. The seller is “igorcernov9102″ and is located in astrakhan. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
  • Type: Medal

1914 German Medal Iron Cross II 2nd Class First 1st World War I WWI WWII NAZI

1914 German Medal Iron Cross II 2nd Class First 1st World War I WWI WWII NAZI

1914 German Medal Iron Cross II 2nd Class First 1st World War I WWI WWII NAZI

1914 German Medal Iron Cross II 2nd Class First 1st World War I WWI WWII NAZI

1914 German Medal Iron Cross II 2nd Class First 1st World War I WWI WWII NAZI

2nd II Second Class Medallion. Medal Is In Great Condition Still. 100% Genuine With All Proper Markings. Key Words: World War 2 II WWII Memorabilia. The item “1914 German Medal Iron Cross II 2nd Class First 1st World War I WWI WWII NAZI” is in sale since Monday, September 23, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Germany\Medals, Pins & Ribbons”. The seller is “newagecoins” and is located in Tucson, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
  • Featured Refinements: German Medal
  • WWI german military medal Iron Cross: World War I german silver medal Iron Cross