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WW2 full size 5 medal set inc. Named Territorial Efficiency Medal Pte R. S. Hunt

WW2 full size 5 medal set inc. Named Territorial Efficiency Medal Pte R. S. Hunt

WW2 full size 5 medal set inc. Named Territorial Efficiency Medal Pte R. S. Hunt

WW2 full size 5 medal set inc. Named Territorial Efficiency Medal Pte R. S. Hunt

WW2 full size 5 medal set inc. Named Territorial Efficiency Medal Pte R. S. Hunt

WW2 full size 5 medal set inc. Named Territorial Efficiency Medal Pte R. S. Hunt

WW2 full size 5 medal set inc. Named Territorial Efficiency Medal Pte R. S. Hunt

WW2 full size 5 medal set inc. Named Territorial Efficiency Medal Pte R. S. Hunt

WW2 full size 5 medal set inc. Named Territorial Efficiency Medal Pte R. S. Hunt

WW2 full size 5 medal set inc. Named Territorial Efficiency Medal Pte R. S. Hunt

WW2 full size 5 medal set inc. Named Territorial Efficiency Medal Pte R. S. Hunt

WW2 full size 5 medal set inc. Named Territorial Efficiency Medal Pte R. S. Hunt

WW2 full size 5 medal set inc. Named Territorial Efficiency Medal Pte R. S. Hunt

As long as Post Office remains open I should be able to post items still. I will update if any further developments. FULL SIZE / GENUINE SET. WW2 full size 5 medal set on metal Medal bar pin. Un-named (as is the norm) apart from Territorial Medal. FRance & Germany Star. Named at rim – 787435- Pte R. The is a small knock to medal rim aboce Pte as shown. The spare full size ribbons have been neatly stitched together – I imagine to sew over a bar for tunic bar – obviously didnt get around to it. Nice set of genuine full size War medals. Must have served in Europe during WW2. Items paid for via Bank will now be posted until funds cleared my end (taking 3 days at present). AS STATED – all items are old / used. See other similar items listed. I try to describe item as I seem offering every fault. I post in under 3 days. All my items will be packaged in a manner that will prevent damage -see feedback. This also limits loss. I always give discount on multiple wins or you can collect item. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “2000alfaalfa” and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and Barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of, 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, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Korea, South, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei Darussalam, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French Guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Macau, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and Caicos Islands, Aruba, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, El Salvador, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Russian Federation.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Theme: Militaria
  • Featured Refinements: Territorial Efficiency Medal
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War II (1939-1945)
  • Clothing Type: Medals
  • Service: Army
  • Era: 1914-1945

WW2 British, George VI Territorial Efficiency Medal, Royal Artillery

WW2 British, George VI Territorial Efficiency Medal, Royal Artillery

WW2 British, George VI Territorial Efficiency Medal, Royal Artillery

WW2 British, George VI Territorial Efficiency Medal, Royal Artillery

WW2 British, George VI Territorial Efficiency Medal, Royal Artillery

A George VI Territorial Efficiency Medal, issued to a #4454861, Gunner C. Very fine overall condition. Please see my other listings for more interesting and useful items; including many more wartime collectibles. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “apex-restoration” and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Theme: Militaria
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War II (1939-1945)
  • Service: Army
  • Era: 1914-1945

Genuine Ww1 Medal Pair & Territorial War Medal W L Baker Rfa

Genuine Ww1 Medal Pair & Territorial War Medal W L Baker Rfa

Genuine Ww1 Medal Pair & Territorial War Medal W L Baker Rfa

Genuine Ww1 Medal Pair & Territorial War Medal W L Baker Rfa

Genuine Ww1 Medal Pair & Territorial War Medal W L Baker Rfa

Genuine WW1 medal pair & Territorial war medal issued to W L Baker of the Royal Field Artillery. Interesting piece of history – see photos. The item “GENUINE WW1 MEDAL PAIR & TERRITORIAL WAR MEDAL W L BAKER RFA” is in sale since Monday, December 20, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “thicken-helen” and is located in LEICESTER, Leicestershire. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Service: Army
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Era: 1914-1945
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
  • Theme: Militaria

Miniature Medal Group Of 8 Ww1 Trio Coronation Jubilee Territorial Force

Miniature Medal Group Of 8 Ww1 Trio Coronation Jubilee Territorial Force

Miniature Medal Group Of 8 Ww1 Trio Coronation Jubilee Territorial Force

Miniature Medal Group Of 8 Ww1 Trio Coronation Jubilee Territorial Force

Miniature Medal Group Of 8 Ww1 Trio Coronation Jubilee Territorial Force

Miniature Medal Group Of 8 Ww1 Trio Coronation Jubilee Territorial Force

Miniature Medal Group Of 8 Ww1 Trio Coronation Jubilee Territorial Force

Miniature Medal Group Of 8 Ww1 Trio Coronation Jubilee Territorial Force

A period Miniature medal group of 8, mounted for wear. 1 WW1 1914-15 Star. 2 British War medal. 4 WW2 Defence medal. 5 Jubilee medal 1935. 6 Coronation medal 1937. 7 Coronation medal 1953. 8 Territorial Force Efficiency medal (Geo V). In good to very good, toned condition. Repair to Victory medal suspension ball. The item “MINIATURE MEDAL GROUP OF 8 WW1 TRIO CORONATION JUBILEE TERRITORIAL FORCE” is in sale since Friday, October 8, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “antiquesofwarwick” and is located in Leamington Spa. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Theme: Militaria
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
  • Era: 1914-1945
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Service: Army
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom

First World War Territorial Forces War Medal Pair to 1370 Gnr F. Stares R. A

First World War Territorial Forces War Medal Pair to 1370 Gnr F. Stares R. A

First World War Territorial Forces War Medal Pair to 1370 Gnr F. Stares R. A

First World War Territorial Forces War Medal Pair to 1370 Gnr F. Stares R. A

First World War Territorial Forces War Medal Pair to 1370 Gnr F. Stares R. A

First World War Territorial Forces War Medal Pair to 1370 Gnr F. Stares R. A

First World War Territorial Forces War Medal Pair to 1370 Gnr F. Stares R. A

First World War Territorial Forces War Medal Pair to 1370 Gnr F. Stares R. A

First World War Territorial Forces War Medal Pair to 1370 Gnr F. Stares R. A

First World War Territorial Forces War Medal/Allied Victory Medal pair to 1370 Gnr. As can be seen from the pictures above, a Territorial Forces War Medal pair issued to Gnr. Stares for service in the Royal Field Artillery during the First World War. Frederick Stares had an active service career during the First World War, serving in the Territorial Force with the Royal Artillery and also as a sapper in the Royal Engineers under service number 270542 and WR/179092. He was also entitled to the British Silver War Medal, not present here, but would make an interesting project to try and reunite the group. They are in excellent condition, with a beautiful patina and original ribbons. Would make an excellent addition to any militaria collection, or an ideal gift for the militaria collector in anyone’s life. Frederick Stares was born in 1889 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, and was 25 years old when he enlisted in 1914. The family home was in York Street in the parish of Portsea. His father was Thomas Stares, born in 1864 and listed in the 1891 census as working as a packer in a marine store. His mother was Ellen Stares, born in 1864. Upon enlistment he was living in Boston Spa in Yorkshire. Take the opportunity to own this beautiful medal pair, only 33,944 of the Territorial Forces War Medal were issued, making this the the rarest of the First World War campaign medals. The item “First World War Territorial Forces War Medal Pair to 1370 Gnr F. Stares R. A” is in sale since Friday, July 17, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “entilzha1970″ and is located in Ballynahinch. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
  • Service: Army
  • Era: 1914-1945

Major Hooper WW1 N Lanc Rgt Machine Gun & Tank Corps & WW2 Territorial RA medals

Major Hooper WW1 N Lanc Rgt Machine Gun & Tank Corps & WW2 Territorial RA medals

Major Hooper WW1 N Lanc Rgt Machine Gun & Tank Corps & WW2 Territorial RA medals

Major Hooper WW1 N Lanc Rgt Machine Gun & Tank Corps & WW2 Territorial RA medals

Major Hooper WW1 N Lanc Rgt Machine Gun & Tank Corps & WW2 Territorial RA medals

Major Hooper WW1 N Lanc Rgt Machine Gun & Tank Corps & WW2 Territorial RA medals

Major Hooper WW1 N Lanc Rgt Machine Gun & Tank Corps & WW2 Territorial RA medals

Major Hooper WW1 N Lanc Rgt Machine Gun & Tank Corps & WW2 Territorial RA medals

Major Hooper WW1 N Lanc Rgt Machine Gun & Tank Corps & WW2 Territorial RA medals

Major Hooper WW1 N Lanc Rgt Machine Gun & Tank Corps & WW2 Territorial RA medals

Major Hooper WW1 N Lanc Rgt Machine Gun & Tank Corps & WW2 Territorial RA medals

IMO Very fine condition plus, British War and Victory Medals official impressed name 46371 Cpl. ; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Efficiency Decoration, G. 1st issue, Territorial, reverse officially dated 1943, with integral top riband bar; Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, G. 2nd issue “Cecil Hooper” very fine and better Cecil Hooper attested for the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment and served with the Machine Gun Corps during the Great War on the Western Front. He was commissioned Second Lieutenant in the Tank Corps towards the end of the War, before transferring to the Royal Artillery (Territorial Force). He was promoted Captain on 24 August 1939, and was awarded his Efficiency Decoration in 1943 (London Gazette 25 March 1943). He is shown in the 1946 Army List as a Captain and Honorary Major, Unemployed List. Major Hooper WW1 N Lanc Rgt Machine Gun & Tank Corps & WW2 Territorial RA medals. Major Cecil Hooper WW1 British War & Victory North Lancs MGC, Tank Corps & WW2 Territorial RA, Police medal group WW1 British Tank IMO Very fine condition plus, British War and Victory Medals official impressed name 46371 Cpl. 2nd issue “Cecil Hooper” very fine and better. Interesting history, a group of nine awarded to an officer with a long and varied army career. Machine gun Corps Cecil Hooper attested for the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment and served with the Machine Gun Corps during the Great War on the Western Front. Create your brand with Auctiva’s. Attention Sellers – Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “Major Hooper WW1 N Lanc Rgt Machine Gun & Tank Corps & WW2 Territorial RA medals” is in sale since Friday, October 23, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “theonlineauctionsale” and is located in Offchurch. 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 (1914-1918)
  • Service: Army
  • Era: 1914-1945

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

OF THE AISNE D. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS NCOS GROUP. WOUNDED AT ST JULIEN, THE 1/6TH HORRENDOUS BAPTISM OF FIRE AND ON TWO MORE OCCASIONS IN BY JANUARY 1916, HIS LOCAL NEWSPAPER, THE SHIELDS DAILY NEWS, FOLLOWED HIS SERVICE. HE WAS FURTHER AWARDED THE FRENCH CROIX DE GUERRE IN 1919. DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL, G. 6/NORTH’D FUS:; MILITARY MEDAL, G. 6/NTH’D: FUS:-T. 1914-15 STAR 6-2611 PTE. BRITISH WAR MEDAL 1914-20. VICTORY MEDAL 1914-19 6-2611 SJT. London Gazette 30 October 1918. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during a withdrawal. He commanded with courage and initiative a mixed force, and was instrumental in beating off four determined attacks by the enemy. London Gazette 11 October 1916. Croix de Guerre London Gazette 7 January 1919. Arthur Parr was born in 1890 at North Shields, the son of Henry G. Parr, a sail maker of. Attesting for the 1/6th Territorial Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, Parr served in France from 20 April 1915, his battalion being almost immediately sent in to action during the 2nd battle of. Present at the battle of St Julien on the 26th of that month, the 6th battalion hard a horrendous baptism of fire, loosing almost half its men during the capture of enemy trenches and subsequent retreat to their own lines. Private Parr was one of the wounded, suffering a gunshot wound to the head. The Shields Daily News. 01 May 1915, a newspaper that wrote several articles on Parr during the War, noted that he was wounded whilst getting into one of the trenches and originally thought hed been hit on the head by the butt of one of his comrades rifles. The War Diary for the 6th battalion is particularly good as at the ends of each month, it details all casualties by name, number, rank and casualty date. It records that private. Parr was wounded a second time whilst in the trenches in the vicinity of Hooge, 17 June 1915; and was wounded yet again on 29 January 1916, two days after relieving the 1st Gordon Highlanders trenches in the vicinity of Hill 60. Awarded the Military Medal for gallantry, several months later, during one of the battles of the Somme Offensive, the. Shields Daily News 16 October 1917, again shed more light on his service as well as the reason for his award. It tells how Parr, now a Sergeant, had up until this point, been wounded three times, had taken part in the battles of St Julien, Hooge, St Eloi, the Somme and. Awarded for getting messages through to the front line trench during a barrage when all wires were broken. Given the date of his award of the DCM and even more so the citation, it is very likely the award was for his actions during the battle of the Aisne, specifically, the 27th May 1918, when the Germans put down a very heavy barrage of mixed high explosive and gas shells onto the Northumberlands positions, causing heavy casualties. This was followed this up with an attack along the whole line. As described in Parrs citation, the intensity of the assault caused the battalions to become mixed up during this part of the battle. The 6th Northumberlands held the line of redoubts, roughly 500 yards behind the battle line. The four redoubts, Bastion de Rotterdam, Centre de Quimper, Poste de Blois and Centre Marceau, were held by two companies of the battalion, four machine guns and two heavy trench mortars in emplacements that could fire over the battle line. The remaining companies were in reserve in trenches and dug outs next to Colonel Temperley’s battalion headquarters at P. Like the positions of other frontline battalions the trenches and underground shelters of the 6th Northumberlands were also pulverised by the German preliminary bombardment. By 5am the battle line had been broken on the front of the 149th Brigade, and German stormtroop units and tanks were already advancing on Centre Marceau, which was now held by mixed units of the 4th and 6th battalions. By 5.30 Colonel Temperley had ordered a counter attack with his reserve company, which managed to push the enemy out of Bastion de Rotterdam, but. Nevertheless, the advanced units of the German infantry managed to work themselves around the redoubts which were to be taken from the rear. A large number of men from the 6th Northumberlands were taken prisoner, especially officers some 17 in all including Colonel Temperley. The 1/6th recorded to loss of 8 men killed, 71 wounded and 541 missing in May 1918, almost all the casualties suffered on the 27th. In officers alone, 27 were casualties and from a strength of 34 Officers and 947 Men on 1st May 1918, by the 31st, they numbered just 12 Officers and 323 men! In July 1919, 1/6th battalion was reduced to a cadre and Parr end. His war serving with No. 1 Reception Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers; s. Condition, VF, some light contact wear. No service papers as yet found for Parr, however with some copied research, Newspaper articles and MIC on CD. A very good gallantry group, despite the. If you have any questions and require more images please get in touch and. This will generally be a Wednesday or Thursday, so please bear with me if it takes a few more days to get sent. SEE MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR SIMILAR ITEMS. 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. The item “WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP” is in sale since Friday, July 31, 2020. 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.

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

OF THE AISNE D. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS NCOS GROUP. WOUNDED AT ST JULIEN, THE 1/6TH HORRENDOUS BAPTISM OF FIRE AND ON TWO MORE OCCASIONS IN BY JANUARY 1916, HIS LOCAL NEWSPAPER, THE SHIELDS DAILY NEWS, FOLLOWED HIS SERVICE. HE WAS FURTHER AWARDED THE FRENCH CROIX DE GUERRE IN 1919. DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL, G. 6/NORTH’D FUS:; MILITARY MEDAL, G. 6/NTH’D: FUS:-T. 1914-15 STAR 6-2611 PTE. BRITISH WAR MEDAL 1914-20. VICTORY MEDAL 1914-19 6-2611 SJT. London Gazette 30 October 1918. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during a withdrawal. He commanded with courage and initiative a mixed force, and was instrumental in beating off four determined attacks by the enemy. London Gazette 11 October 1916. Croix de Guerre London Gazette 7 January 1919. Arthur Parr was born in 1890 at North Shields, the son of Henry G. Parr, a sail maker of. Attesting for the 1/6th Territorial Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, Parr served in France from 20 April 1915, his battalion being almost immediately sent in to action during the 2nd battle of. Present at the battle of St Julien on the 26th of that month, the 6th battalion hard a horrendous baptism of fire, loosing almost half its men during the capture of enemy trenches and subsequent retreat to their own lines. Private Parr was one of the wounded, suffering a gunshot wound to the head. The Shields Daily News. 01 May 1915, a newspaper that wrote several articles on Parr during the War, noted that he was wounded whilst getting into one of the trenches and originally thought hed been hit on the head by the butt of one of his comrades rifles. The War Diary for the 6th battalion is particularly good as at the ends of each month, it details all casualties by name, number, rank and casualty date. It records that private. Parr was wounded a second time whilst in the trenches in the vicinity of Hooge, 17 June 1915; and was wounded yet again on 29 January 1916, two days after relieving the 1st Gordon Highlanders trenches in the vicinity of Hill 60. Awarded the Military Medal for gallantry, several months later, during one of the battles of the Somme Offensive, the. Shields Daily News 16 October 1917, again shed more light on his service as well as the reason for his award. It tells how Parr, now a Sergeant, had up until this point, been wounded three times, had taken part in the battles of St Julien, Hooge, St Eloi, the Somme and. Awarded for getting messages through to the front line trench during a barrage when all wires were broken. Given the date of his award of the DCM and even more so the citation, it is very likely the award was for his actions during the battle of the Aisne, specifically, the 27th May 1918, when the Germans put down a very heavy barrage of mixed high explosive and gas shells onto the Northumberlands positions, causing heavy casualties. This was followed this up with an attack along the whole line. As described in Parrs citation, the intensity of the assault caused the battalions to become mixed up during this part of the battle. The 6th Northumberlands held the line of redoubts, roughly 500 yards behind the battle line. The four redoubts, Bastion de Rotterdam, Centre de Quimper, Poste de Blois and Centre Marceau, were held by two companies of the battalion, four machine guns and two heavy trench mortars in emplacements that could fire over the battle line. The remaining companies were in reserve in trenches and dug outs next to Colonel Temperley’s battalion headquarters at P. Like the positions of other frontline battalions the trenches and underground shelters of the 6th Northumberlands were also pulverised by the German preliminary bombardment. By 5am the battle line had been broken on the front of the 149th Brigade, and German stormtroop units and tanks were already advancing on Centre Marceau, which was now held by mixed units of the 4th and 6th battalions. By 5.30 Colonel Temperley had ordered a counter attack with his reserve company, which managed to push the enemy out of Bastion de Rotterdam, but. Nevertheless, the advanced units of the German infantry managed to work themselves around the redoubts which were to be taken from the rear. A large number of men from the 6th Northumberlands were taken prisoner, especially officers some 17 in all including Colonel Temperley. The 1/6th recorded to loss of 8 men killed, 71 wounded and 541 missing in May 1918, almost all the casualties suffered on the 27th. In officers alone, 27 were casualties and from a strength of 34 Officers and 947 Men on 1st May 1918, by the 31st, they numbered just 12 Officers and 323 men! In July 1919, 1/6th battalion was reduced to a cadre and Parr end. His war serving with No. 1 Reception Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers; s. Condition, VF, some light contact wear. No service papers as yet found for Parr, however with some copied research, Newspaper articles and MIC on CD. A very good gallantry group, despite the. If you have any questions and require more images please get in touch and. This will generally be a Wednesday or Thursday, so please bear with me if it takes a few more days to get sent. SEE MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR SIMILAR ITEMS. 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. The item “WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP” is in sale since Sunday, June 21, 2020. 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.

Ww2 British/indian Army Officers Medal Group Territorial Medal

Ww2 British/indian Army Officers Medal Group Territorial Medal

Ww2 British/indian Army Officers Medal Group Territorial Medal

Ww2 British/indian Army Officers Medal Group Territorial Medal

Ww2 British/indian Army Officers Medal Group Territorial Medal

Ww2 British/indian Army Officers Medal Group Territorial Medal

Ww2 British/indian Army Officers Medal Group Territorial Medal

Ww2 British/indian Army Officers Medal Group Territorial Medal

Offered is a group of 5 WW2 medals, including an’Officer’s’ Territorial Efficiency Medal. 1939-45 Star, The Burma Star, Defence Medal & War Medal un-named as issued & King George VI Territorial Efficiency Medal, clasp TERRITORIAL, impressed named to LT. Medals swing mounted for display. Very unusual to see an officer’s rank on a T. 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 “WW2 BRITISH/INDIAN ARMY OFFICERS MEDAL GROUP TERRITORIAL MEDAL” is in sale since Wednesday, November 13, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\1939 – 1945 (WWII)”. The seller is “jb_military_antiques_14″ and is located in 2/135 Russell St, Morley, Perth, WA. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country: UK
  • Product Type: Medals
  • Authenticity: Original
  • Era: 1940s

WW2 Burma Campaign Group of Five Medals. Territorial Efficiency, Royal Artillery

WW2 Burma Campaign Group of Five Medals. Territorial Efficiency, Royal Artillery

WW2 Burma Campaign Group of Five Medals. Territorial Efficiency, Royal Artillery

WW2 Burma Campaign Group of Five Medals. Territorial Efficiency, Royal Artillery

WW2 Burma Campaign Group of Five Medals. Territorial Efficiency, Royal Artillery

WW2 Burma Campaign Group of Five Medals. Territorial Efficiency, Royal Artillery

WW2 Burma Campaign Group of Five Medals. Territorial Efficiency, Royal Artillery

WW2 Burma Campaign Group of Five Medals. Territorial Efficiency, Royal Artillery

WW2 Burma Campaign Group of Five Medals. Territorial Efficiency, Royal Artillery

WW2 Burma Campaign Group of Five Medals, inc. Territorial Efficiency, Royal Artillery. 1939-45 Star, Burma Star, Defence Medal, 1939-45 War Medal, GVIR Efficiency Medal (Territorial). Last named’922243 Bdr. (Official correction to first two digits of service number) Includes box of issue for WW2 medals addressed to Mr. Sheppard, 128 Laurel Road, Dudley, Worcs. Also the enclosure slip for the Efficiency Medal to the same address from R. Records and dated 23-1-1950. Photo is of the item you will receive, we don’t use stock photos. Please check out our other items. For more original medals and badges. The item “WW2 Burma Campaign Group of Five Medals. Territorial Efficiency, Royal Artillery” is in sale since Sunday, March 15, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “north_east_medals” and is located in Morpeth, Northumberland. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War II (1939-1945)
  • Service: Army
  • Era: 1914-1945
  • Featured Refinements: Medal Group