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WW1 TEM Group of Four to a 4th ( Territorial ) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers Pte Forster

A WW1 territorial group of four medals correctly impressed, as follows:

1914-15 Star - 665 Pte. J.W. Forster. North'd Fus.
BWM - 665 Pte. J.W. Forster. North'd Fus.
VM - 665 Pte. J.W. Forster. North'd Fus.
Territorial Force Efficiency Medal (GV) - 655 Pte J.W. Forster. 4 / North'd Fus.

Copy of WW1 MIC confirms his entry in to France on 20th April 1915 and his demob on 11th January 1919. At some point he served with the Labour Corps as 579725. Medals in GV, but TEM requires a replacement ribbon.

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Code: 59530Price: 165.00 GBP


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WW1 British War Medal ( BWM ) to Border Regiment, William Wilson, entitled to Silver War Badge ( SWB)

The medal is in GVF+ condition, dark toned but missing its ribbon. It is correctly impressed:

"13528 Pte. W. Wilson. Bord. R".

MIC confirms his entitlement to the 1914-15 Trio and a SWB and his service in France. He was honourably discharged on 2nd October 1916. He enlisted with the 1st Battalion in September 1914.

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Code: 59529Price: 30.00 GBP


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WW1 1914-15 Star and British War Medal ( BWM ) Pair to Durham Light infantry - Sergeant Henry S. Forster

Missing Victory Medal and ribbons, a pair of medals in GVF+ condition and correctly impressed as follows:

1914-15 Star " 2557 Pte. H.S. Forster, Durh. L.I."
BWM "2557 Sjt. H.S. Forster, Durh. L.I."

Copy of MIC confirms entitlement and service later in the Labour Corps, which suggests he may have been wounded.

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Code: 59528Price: 60.00 GBP


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WW1 Allied Victory Medal ( VM ) to an MSM winner - 1st / 8th ( Territorial Force ) Battalion Durham Light Infantry ( DLI ), C.Q.M.S. Jonathan Nicholson

GVF+ correctly impressed to:

" 8 - 2954 C.Sgt. J. Nicholson. Durh. L.I. "

With copies of MIC and MSM medal entitlement card from Ancestry. Scarce 8th Battalion prefix, and nice medal to a senior NCO awarded a Meritorious Service Medal (as service number 300524 - Supplement to London Gazette of 17th January 1919 page 995 refers (copy of page included which confirms he was from Langley Park ). Entitled to 1914-15 Trio and of course the MSM. To Class Z Reserve at war end.

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Code: 59527Price: 65.00 GBP


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United Nations ( UN ) Korea still on medal box card with ribbon bar

Full size original United Nations medal for the Korean War conflict. IN excellent condition as still attached to its backing card which is circa 11.2cm tall by 5cm if you happen to have a medal box of issue which you can match it up to. Complete with ribbon bar and screw attachments. Interesting to find in this state. Some bruising to the card edges and staining to the reverse of the card.

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Code: 59525Price: 40.00 GBP


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WW1 Victory to Durham Light Infantry ( DLI ) - Died at Home - Chapman

Suspension ring slightly bent out of shape, and medal in VF+ condition, correctly impressed to 30301 Pte T.W. Chapman, Durh L.I.". Comes with copy of MIC and CWGC information.

Thomas William Chapman, a native of Crook, County Durham was a Territorial serving with the 1/7th Durham Light Infantry and was entitled to the BWM and VM. He died at home on the 9th October 1918.

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Code: 59524Price: 35.00 GBP


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WW1 BWM to senior NCO, 8th East Surrey Regiment, KIA 28th April 1916 - John H. Lane

Single British War Medal to a senior NCO casualty. NEF condition, correctly impressed to: " 911 W.O. CL.2. J.H. LANE. E.SURR.R."

Copy of MIC and CWGC entry supplied. Entitled to 1915 Trio.

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Code: 59520Price: 65.00 GBP


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WW1 Sunderland Peace Medal / Medallion 1919

Struck in a light weight aluminium allow, with rings for suspension with original ribbon (colours still bright but tatty), An attractive medallion with the arms of Sunderland to one side. Circa 32mm in diameter. In good overall condition.

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Code: 59484Price: 25.00 GBP


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WW1 Large Great War Peace Medal / Medallion

A large aluminium alloy medallion without ribbon but it still has its suspension rings. In reasonably good condition. Circa 42mm in diameter.

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Code: 59483Price: 10.00 GBP


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Silver War / Wound Badge (SWB) to a Regular - Early Issue

Impressed 286736, but sadly a replacement pin. An earlier issue, see notes below.

From a quick check this was issued to 58073 Gunner Arthur Reynolds of 30th Brigade Royal Field Artillery (RFA). A regular soldier who had enlisted on 13th August 1909, saw service overseas (an old contemptible?) and was honourably discharged as no longer fit for war service (para xvi) on 20th December 1917, aged 29.

Approximately 1,150,000 badges were issued, which had to be claimed and then approved.

Between September 1916 and March 1918, they were issued with just a number (no alpha prefix) and were better quality than most stampings. Around 335,000 of these were issued.

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Code: 59482Price: 45.00 GBP

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