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Great War WW1 & India GSM Waziristan & WW2 medal group Sgt W Turner RA RGA IAOC

Great War WW1 & India GSM Waziristan & WW2 medal group Sgt W Turner RA RGA IAOC

Great War WW1 & India GSM Waziristan & WW2 medal group Sgt W Turner RA RGA IAOC

Great War WW1 & India GSM Waziristan & WW2 medal group Sgt W Turner RA RGA IAOC

Great War WW1 & India GSM Waziristan & WW2 medal group Sgt W Turner RA RGA IAOC

Great War WW1 & India GSM Waziristan & WW2 medal group Sgt W Turner RA RGA IAOC

Great War WW1 & India GSM Waziristan & WW2 medal group Sgt W Turner RA RGA IAOC

Great War WW1 & India GSM Waziristan & WW2 medal group Sgt W Turner RA RGA IAOC

Great War WW1 & India GSM Waziristan & WW2 medal group Sgt W Turner RA RGA IAOC

Great War WW1 & India GSM Waziristan & WW2 medal group Sgt W Turner RA RGA IAOC

Great War WW1 & India GSM Waziristan & WW2 medal group Sgt W Turner RA RGA IAOC

Great War WW1 & India GSM Waziristan & WW2 medal group Sgt W Turner RA RGA IAOC

Great War WW1 & India GSM Waziristan & WW2 medal group Sgt W Turner RA RGA IAOC

Excellent condition, Great War and later group of nine, awarded to GNR W. TURNER, Royal Artillery, 39161, 1914- 1918 Star Medal, War Medal, Victory Medal, Sgt. TURNER Indian Army Ordnance Corps Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, with India bar, for further research. Great War WW1 & India GSM Waziristan & WW2 medal group Sgt W Turner RA RGA IAOC. WW1 Great War, 1920s India and WW2 campaign group of nine to Sergeant Turner RA / RGA & Indian Army Ordnance Corps Excellent condition, Great War and later group of nine, awarded to GNR W. TURNER Indian Army Ordnance Corps Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, with India bar, for further research Royal Artillery British India 1920s. The British Forces eventually restored calm, however, in 1919 the Waziris took advantage of unrest in Afghanistan following the Third Anglo-Afghan War to launch more raids against British garrisons. It has been asserted that one of the reasons for these raids was that a rumour had been spread amongst the Wazirs and the Mahsuds, that Britain was going to give control of Waziristan to Afghanistan as part of the peace settlement following the Third Anglo-Afghan War. Buoyed by this prospect and sensing British weakness, the tribes were encouraged to launch a series of large scale raids in the administered areas. By November 1919, they had killed over 200 people and wounded a further 200. Minor raids by the Wazirs and forays by British forces continued into 1921, however, following the 19191920 campaign, the British decided upon a change of strategy in Waziristan. It was determined that a permanent garrison of regular troops would be maintained in the region to work much more closely with the militia units that were being reconstituted following the troubles that occurred during the 1919 war with Afghanistan. As part of this policy, it was decided that a garrison would be maintained at Razmak. An aerial strafing and bombardment campaign dubbed. Pink’s War was carried out by the Royal Air Force in 1925 (Germans copied this tactic in WW2, better known as “Blitzkrieg”). Conflict flared up again in Waziristan in 1936, resulting in another campaign that lasted until 1939. WW2 Royal Artillery North Africa. During the Second World War, the North African Campaign took place from 10 June 1940 to 13 May 1943. It included campaigns fought in the Libyan and Egyptian deserts (Western Desert Campaign, also known as the Desert War) and in Morocco and Algeria (Operation Torch) and Tunisia (Tunisia Campaign). 2nd battle of El Alamein late 1942 was the major turning point for the allies in WW2, resulting in driving German and italian troops out of North Africa and was the prelude to the Allied Invasion of Italy, later France. Units of the British Indian Army fought throughout the North African and European campaigns including their Artillery units. Auctiva gets you noticed! Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “Great War WW1 & India GSM Waziristan & WW2 medal group Sgt W Turner RA RGA IAOC” is in sale since Sunday, July 14, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Other World War I Militaria”. The seller is “theonlineauctionsale” and is located in England. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War I, India & WW2
  • Service: Army
  • Era: 1914-1945

Waziristan & Afghanistan British India General Service Medal Ww1 Sikh Infantry

Waziristan & Afghanistan British India General Service Medal Ww1 Sikh Infantry

Waziristan & Afghanistan British India General Service Medal Ww1 Sikh Infantry

Waziristan & Afghanistan British India General Service Medal Ww1 Sikh Infantry

Waziristan & Afghanistan British India General Service Medal Ww1 Sikh Infantry

Waziristan & Afghanistan British India General Service Medal Ww1 Sikh Infantry

Offered is an original 1908-35 India General Service Medal. 36mm wide circular silver medal with claw and ornate scroll swivel ribbon bar with original. &’WAZIRISTAN 1921 24′ clasps; the face with the crowned head and shoulders portrait of King George V facing left in coronation robes, circumscribed GEORGIUS V KAISAR-I-HIND (George V Emperor of India); the reverse with a view of Jamrud Fort and the entrance to the Khyber Pass, inscribed INDIA on a plaque below with oak and laurel branches to either side; impressed named on rim to 804 SEPOY PAHLWAN, 1/151-SIKH. On the correct ribbon. The medal was instituted on 1 January 1909 for service in campaigns on Indias borders. 1919 clasp was awarded for service in that area during the Third Afghan War from 6 May to 8 August 1919 & theWaziristan 1921-24 clasp for service in Waziristan between 21 December 1921 and 31 March 1924. 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 “WAZIRISTAN & AFGHANISTAN BRITISH INDIA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL WW1 SIKH INFANTRY” is in sale since Friday, December 14, 2018. 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.
  • china: beijing
  • Campaign: INDIA
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country: INDIA
  • Product Type: Medals
  • Authenticity: Original
  • Era: 1920s

Vintage & Rare Ww1 British Army Military Cross Medal Group Waziristan 1921 India

Vintage & Rare Ww1 British Army Military Cross Medal Group Waziristan 1921 India

Vintage & Rare Ww1 British Army Military Cross Medal Group Waziristan 1921 India

Vintage & Rare Ww1 British Army Military Cross Medal Group Waziristan 1921 India

Vintage & Rare Ww1 British Army Military Cross Medal Group Waziristan 1921 India

Vintage & Rare Ww1 British Army Military Cross Medal Group Waziristan 1921 India

Vintage & Rare Ww1 British Army Military Cross Medal Group Waziristan 1921 India

A Waziristan 1921 operations Military Cross group of three awarded to Lieutenant L. Jennings, Indian Army, who was attached to the 48th Pioneers at the time of winning his decoration. Un named as issued; BRITISH WAR MEDAL 1914-20 impressed named to Lieut. JENNINGS; INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 2 clasps, Afghanistan N. 1919, Waziristan 1919-21 impressed named to 2/Lt. Just 29 Military Crosses were awarded in 1921 for the Waziristan operations – British Gallantry Awards, by Abbott & Tamplin, refers. London Gazette 21 April 1921: For conspicuous gallantry on 4 January 1921, near Jandola, when he held on to an advanced sangar which had been vacated by the covering troops, thus enabling the wounded to get away, and though heavily fired upon from three directions he continued to hold his position until severely wounded in the face. He then brought in the remainder of his party. Lewis Wensley Bond Jennings was commissioned on the Unattached List in August 1918 and gained an appointment in the 64th Pioneers in the following month. He was, however, attached to the 48th Pioneers at the time of his M. Winning exploits near Jandola in early January 1921. Very probably as a result of his severe wounds, Jennings was placed on the Retired List with effect of December 1923 (London Gazette 25 July 1924 refers). Please view our guide on spotting fake militaria. 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, details of which can be found on our website. 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 “VINTAGE & RARE WW1 BRITISH ARMY MILITARY CROSS MEDAL GROUP WAZIRISTAN 1921 INDIA” is in sale since Thursday, October 13, 2016. 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.
  • Authenticity: Original
  • Country: UK
  • Campaign: WW1
  • Product Type: Medals
  • Era: 1900s