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UNIQUE WW1 CPR Merchant Marine Medals, Ephemera & Certificate Of Gratitude

UNIQUE WW1 CPR Merchant Marine Medals, Ephemera & Certificate Of Gratitude

UNIQUE WW1 CPR Merchant Marine Medals, Ephemera & Certificate Of Gratitude

UNIQUE WW1 CPR Merchant Marine Medals, Ephemera & Certificate Of Gratitude

UNIQUE WW1 CPR Merchant Marine Medals, Ephemera & Certificate Of Gratitude

UNIQUE WW1 CPR Merchant Marine Medals, Ephemera & Certificate Of Gratitude

UNIQUE WW1 CPR Merchant Marine Medals, Ephemera & Certificate Of Gratitude

UNIQUE WW1 CPR Merchant Marine Medals, Ephemera & Certificate Of Gratitude

UNIQUE WW1 CPR Merchant Marine Medals, Ephemera & Certificate Of Gratitude

UNIQUE WW1 CPR Merchant Marine Medals, Ephemera & Certificate Of Gratitude

UNIQUE WW1 CPR Merchant Marine Medals, Ephemera & Certificate Of Gratitude

UNIQUE WW1 CPR Merchant Marine Medals, Ephemera & Certificate Of Gratitude

UNIQUE WW1 CPR Merchant Marine Medals, Ephemera & Certificate Of Gratitude

WW1 CPR Merchant Marine Medals & Certificate Of Gratitude, Papers and Portrait of the Fleet. CPR mustered 52 ships into transporting men and materiel (one million troops and war-time passengers; 4 million tonnes of cargo) 12 ships were torpedoed. 11,340 CPR employees enlisted in all branches of the Canadian Armed Forces and 1, 116 were killed. Included in this collection are: Oak framed Certificate of Gratitude awarded to Seaman McFarlane with his 1914- 1918 Service Medal: William B McFarlane Merchant Marine Medal: William B McFarlane. This framed certificate is UNGLASSED. The company’s official history proudly point out that of it’s personnel service, Two of it’s combatants were awarded the Victoria Cross; Dimensions: OAK FRAME 15″ X 18 & 1/2″. Ephemera of the issuance of McFarlane’s Service Medals. The original cartons(2)are crushed but could be reinforced to their original shape. The respective paper envelopes are quite detailed. The original envelope addressed to Me McFarlane is torn but could be cello- taped together. Board of Trade presentation letter to Engineer MacFarlane (sic) for British War Medal and Mercantile Marine Medal. Authorization “AUTHORITY TO WEAR” CERTIFICATE from the Board of Trade. The instructions and permission to wear the medals are fascinatingly direct with it’s language of the era. “One Yard Portrait” of the Fleet. Titled “Canada’s Rally to the Empire- Answering the Call of the Motherland”, it chronicles the mustering and departure of the CEF in October of 1914, a feat, it extols as being unparalleled since William the Conqueror. ” Measures approximately 9″ by 41 inches. Please note the ships of the line. Thank you for your time and consideration. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ASK FOR MORE IMAGES OF THE ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION. The item “UNIQUE WW1 CPR Merchant Marine Medals, Ephemera & Certificate Of Gratitude” is in sale since Monday, November 18, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Canada”. The seller is “balkanboy1313″ and is located in Chilliwack, British Columbia. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.