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VINTAGE WWII WORLD WAR 2 CANADIAN MEDAL GROUP. PLEASE VIEW PHOTOS FOR CONDITION.
Order of St John & ww2 medal group with 1939 – 1945 star, Italy star, war medal, South Africa service medal named to 583116 D G John. Complete with miniature medals. I haven’t been able to find out any more about D G John, if anyone knows any more about this soldier or when the order of St John was awarded I would be very interested in finding out.
WW2 MEDAL GROUP 39/45 – F & G – DEF – WAR DIED 1947 RAOR. 14960929 S/SGT JAMES ROY WALTER WHISTON. 5th FIELD SQD ROYAL ENGINEERS. Please use the images on this listing to show a reflection of the condition of this item both using the standard image and the enlarge function to see item close up. We are conscious to continue making strides forward in using packaging products that are recycled or of high recyclable content. If item is significantly not as described then a.
WW2 ROYAL NAVY PALESTINE 1936-39 FULL SIZE GENUINE GROUP OF MEDALS TO P A D SMITH FROM NORTHAMPTON WITH LOTS OF COPY PAPERWORK AND RESEARCH. PALESTINE MEDAL CORRECTLY NAMED SSX. WW2 MEDALS AND STARS NOT NAMED AS ISSUED. ALL NICELY MOUNTED FOR DISPLAY. TOGETHER WITH LOTS OF COPY PAPERWORK AND RESEARCH. PETER ARTHUR DOUGLAS SMITH WAS BORN IN NORTHAMPTON ON 31/3/1920 AND PASSED AWAY ON 5/1/1982 AT HOME IN RHYL, CLWYD. This item is a fixed price listing so no offers will be accepted. Please keep checking back in the coming months to see new items listed every week. Please use the images on this listing to show a reflection of the condition of this item both using the standard image and the enlarge function to view item close up. We are conscious to continue making strides forward in using packaging products that are recycled or of high recyclable content.
This is a rare and historic WWII archive of US Navy pilot Lt. Porter, who was from the state of California. Porter flew a dive bomber with Bombing Squadron FIVE (VB-5), which was part of Air Group FIVE and attached to the USS Yorktown (CV-10) during World War II. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and 4 Air Medals for his WWII service. He flew several combat missions in the Pacific, including to Marcus Island, Wake Island, the Gilbert Islands, the Marshall Islands, and Truk Atoll. After WWII, Porter served aboard the USS Randolph (CVA-15). He eventually attained the rank of Commander and became the commanding officer of Heavy Attack Squadron 2 (VAH-2). In 1960, he was killed when the Navy A3D Sky Warrior bomber he was piloting crashed in the United States. This archive contains items pertaining to Lt. This extensive grouping includes the following. Distinguished Flying Cross (not engraved) with case, ribbon bar, and lapel pin. Original documents pertaining to his second Air Medal, including recommendation for award and temporary citation (awarded for actions at Truk Atoll on February 17, 1944); includes document signed by Vice Admiral Mitscher. US Navy gold pilot’s wings (maker marked Balfour). French Naval Aviation pilot wings. Original documents awarding the French Naval Aviation pilot wings (awarded for training French pilots). 1 USN officer’s pin maker marked N. 1 USN gold oak leaf insignia pin (maker marked Amcraft). 2 USN silver oak leaf insignia pins maker marked N. Presidential Unit Citation ribbon bar with star (missing pin). Original document awarding the Presidential Unit Citation to the USS Yorktown. Several original photographs from air attacks on Pacific islands, including Truk Atoll. Original charts of Marcus Island and Wake Island. Several original photographs of members of Bombing Squadron FIVE, posing in or next to aircraft (none are labeled). Original wartime history of Bombing Squadron FIVE (about 42 pages; last page is torn and is missing a small segment). Original 1943 US warship identification chart/booklet. Original 1943 Japanese warship identification chart/booklet. Original USN Curtiss SB2C Helldiver bomber pilot’s instruction manual (about 35 pages). Original small photograph of Lt. Porter’s WWII combat missions. Overall, the items are in good, used condition. They show signs of wear. Please see pictures to judge the condition of the items. I can send you more pictures upon request. It is hard to find US Navy aviator groupings that contain such historic material like this. This grouping contains a 2-inch binder full of original documents and photographs! This fantastic archive would make an excellent addition to any World War II collection. Please contact me if you have any questions.
For sale is this: WW2 Order of St John 925 Silver Miniatures with GSM Defense & War Medal Group Mounted All medals are period and made from solid sterling silver (925). Gsm with bars Palestine and Palestine 1945-48. In good pre-condition condition. Silver is naturally tarnished. Please view all pictures, these form part of the description. WW2 Order of St John 925 Silver Miniatures with GSM Defense & War Medal Group. For sale is this. WW2 Order of St John 925 Silver Miniatures with GSM Defense & War Medal Group Mounted All medals are period and made from solid sterling silver (925). Please check out my other items. View My Other Items For Sale. Add me to your Favorite Sellers. Get images that make Supersized seem small. Showcase your items with Auctiva’s. Track Page Views With.
For sale is a Rare WW2 Royal Navy Minesweeper Operation Nestegg Medals & Document Grouping. This grouping belongs to I. Edwards who served with the Royal Navy reserve in command of HMT Bilsdean. Before joining the Royal Navy Edwards lived at 21 Sydney Grove, Hendon, London, N. All of the belongings mentioned below belonged to lieutenant I. Edwards, and his contribution to operation Nestegg, and the surrender of the German navy in Millbay. This medal group includes the following. The personnel book of MMS-class minesweeper 254 (RMT Bilsdean). All of these questions are answered for each of the 46 servicemen under his control onboard MMS254. This handwritten book holds excellent research potential into many serviceman’s history. Original Orders of German navy surrender at Millbay on the 17/5/1945 a full write up of this can be seen below. This can also be seen in image number 8. Originals orders, that run inside operation Nestegg, titled; “Secret on no account to be allowed to fall into the hands of the enemy to be destroyed by fire when complied with”. This document can be seen in image number 4. These orders are for minesweeping of the covid route and anchorage’s to be carried out during the 2 days prior to the arrival of the force and subsequently the establishment of the swept channels inter island and between the islands and the mainland of France. These are original orders, with most likely no other surviving copies, seeing as all other copies would have been burnt on completion. Following the previous item is a scam/ copy of the at the time top secret operation Nestegg. This is titled Operation Nestegg, Joint Outland plan, part iii Naval plan. Part 7v of this plan is underlined and this is the section of the plan that we have the original orders for above. WW2 Royal Navy Admiralty Pattern Split Second Stop Watch, marked Patt 3 22771. A set of 6 ww2 Royal Navy uniform buttons. Pair of Ww2 Lieutenant Royal Navy Epaulettes. For fleet purposes only, the Channel Islands, atlas of tidal streams. Restricted: HOURLY HEIGHTS OF TIDE. AT CHERBOURG & LE HAVRE TIDE TABLES FOR ROAD OF MORLAIX, LE HAVRE and ROUEN From 1st to 31st MAY, 1945 inclusive. Section of a map marked on back; S. 325 confidential Ostend to westkape folio no b8 serial no 925. The military re-occupation of the Channel Islands in 1945 was code-named Operation Nestegg. In command was 46-year old Brigadier Alfred Snow. The special detachment – Force 135 – sailed from Plymouth in the Royal Navy destroyers HMS Bulldog and HMS Beagle. But when the task force arrived off Guernsey on 8th May – Victory in Europe Day – no-one was sure if the German garrison, under Vice-Admiral Friedrich Huffmeier, would surrender peacefully. Item number (3) listed above states document in purple typed ink. To: RNS DEV, Paris Commandant RMB KHMP. XDO Capt M/S Ply, CDR, M/S Ply, Cdr A/P Ply, A/S Dev, Garrison CDR, movement, control. From commander in chief Plymouth. 18 buoy and 3 trawled and 1 patrol craft at no 15 buoy. M/s is requested to assume control of the landing and disposal of prisoners of war. (6) as soon as prize. Crews are embarked, the white & is to be hoisted superior to German & and hold down when German crews have been landed. M Devonport as requested to assist in mooring to buoys (8) M. C as requested to send I hospital boat. Alongside each group on arrival at number 15 and 18. Buoy to disembark Royal Navy, guard and prisoners of war at Millbay. (9) Paris is registered to relieve the prize crews with A, C and M party comprising 2P. 0 s plus 8 for each group at 2000 tonight Thursday. (11) the garrison commander as requested to make the necessary arrangements to receive the prisoners of war comprising of 22 officers and 126 ratings at MillBay at approx 2030. This grouping has a good amount of research potential and played a major role in operation Nestegg, and has an incredibly rare set of orders for the German naval surrender. If you would like to see more photos please message me for more details.
Boxed WW2 RAF Medal Group Inc France & Germany Star, Badges And Patches (11434). Peter Grandfield born Cardiff 1919 was living at the address on the box in 1939. RAF service number 973312.
WW2 medals Royal Navy – group of 5 – MR S Hardy Birmingham. Boxed addressed to Mr S Hardy 102 Ward End Road, Birmingham. 1939-45 star, Atlantic star, Africa star, Italy star, War medalwith ribbonsnumber on side of box P/J. I think this set maybe missing a clasp.
All of them being genuine. Some of the Victorian and WW1 medals have been polished but you will see from my photographs the condition. Singles, pairs, trios and family groups. Some medals have photocopy paperwork with them as well. Some do have modern ribbons, but the majority are on their original ribbons. All are full size unless otherwise stated. Please note: I have added 29 large photos to the bottom of this listing to try and show the item(s) in as much detail as possible so please take the time to view them all carefully. This is a group of 9 medals from the WWI – WWII era all related to FRANKLYN SKEFFINGTON. The medals included are. First World War Trio on a bar. The 1914-15 Star is engraved with 03062 L. All have original ribbons attached to a cardboard stiff top. Also 3 ribbons the same. Three Second World War medals on a stiff cardboard top as well. 1939-45 STAR – FRANCE & GERMANY STAR – 1939-45 WAR MEDAL. And another 3 ribbons on stiff card. A large sterling silver and enamel medal named Diocese of Leicester, Association of the Readers. This is hallmarked for Birmingham 1927 with maker’s mark WHH. A gilt silver and enamel RAOB jewel from the Countsthorpe Lodge No. Which is a Primo jewel with the words Justice, Truth, Philanthropy on the front. It has been engraved to Bro. Franklyn Skeffington dated 1937. It is hallmarked for Chester, 1936 with maker’s mark C. There is also an aluminium medal commemorating George V’s Silver Jubilee in 1935 from the City of Leicester. The medals come with some paperwork including: An original embossed headed WAR OFFICE typed letter dated 17th April 1946 releasing Captain Skeffington from his military duty. His name would appear in the London Gazette (supplement) Honorary rank of Captain. It has his name written in ink at the bottom as Captain F. This typed letter is grubby and has 2 punched holes in the left hand side as its been in a folder at some time. A photocopy of his Index Roll. And a small R. Written in front of it. A photocopy of a Supplement to the London Gazette dated 1919 with Skeffington’s name in it. There is also some printed information about Skeffington and his life etc. Franklyn Skeffington was born in 1898, enlisted in 1915 and served as a L. He was later a Cpl. In the Rifle Brigade. He was commissioned as a temporary 2nd Lieutenant in the Leicestershire Regiment on the 6.2.1919. Served as Lay Preacher (reader) in the Diocese of Leicester from 1928. In 1937 he was awarded a R. A. O. B. Primo jewel – medal from Countesthorpe Lodge. He initially served with ” B ” Company 2nd Leicestershire (South Leicestershire) Battalion Home Guard. On January 1st 1943 he was commissioned in the Royal Pioneer Corps and served in NW Europe. All medals are full size. Please see photographs provided for more details and visual confirmation of condition. There are normal signs of age and use wear including some surface scuffs, impact marks, or dirt etc. The medals are mostly clean with some surface tarnishing and scuffs etc. The enamelling on the RAOB jewel and religious medal both have some small chips on the surfaces. My stock ref : AK-011022 in wood drawers with groups / single medal album folder. Scale is usually an English 1 penny coin which is 20mm in diameter which is just short of 7/8ths of an inch in diameter, or a universal Coke can, and we all know how big those are. In the title or description it means. Condition which may have scuffs, scratches and damage. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter.