South Atlantic Medal (Falklands) with Rosette, Marine Engineering Mechanic 1st Class, HMS Intrepid.

South Atlantic Medal with Rosette

MEM(M) 1 S M Yates D179081N HMS Intrepid

In named box of issue.

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NEF £595 Available

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Naval General Service Medal GVI clasp Palestine 1936 – 39, Admiralty Condolence slip forwarding his Medals to Stoker 1st Class later Stoker Petty Officer  killed in action when HMS Stanley was sunk by the U-574 whilst on HG-76 convoy escort duty in the Atlantic, 11 officers and 125 ratings were lost. U-574 was sunk ten minutes later by HMS Stork.

Naval General Service Medal GVI clasp Palestine 1936-39

KX.82069 J Benson Sto 1 RN

Admiralty Medal Award Condolence Slip

James Benson

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Stoker Petty Officer James Benson was lost aboard HMS Stanley when she was torpedoed and sunk by a German Submarine 19th December 1941. The husband of Doris Margaret Benson (nee Hughes) of Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, the couple had married in Pontypridd in 1937. Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial.

At 0415 on 19th December 1941 the US  Navy Lend Lease Destroyer HMS Stanley (Lt Commander D B Shaw, OBE, Royal Navy) was hit by two of three torpedoes fired from the German U-574 whilst on station astern of Atlantic Convoy HG-76. Stanley sank almost immediately 330 miles west of Cape Sines, Portugal, 11 officers and 125 ratings were lost. U-574 was sunk ten minutes later by depth charges from HMS Stork who together with HMS Samphire picked up 25 survivors from Stanley.

First time on the market.

EF £350 Available

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Campaign Service Medal E2 clasp Northern Ireland, Corporal, Royal Military Police.

Campaign Service Medal E2 clasp Northern Ireland

24068853 Cpl M D Potter RMP

Service number indicates a 1966 enlistment so an early tour of Northern Ireland and RMP tour was for two years.

First time on the market.

GVF £125 Available

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Queen’s Korea Medal, Acting Leading Electrical Mechanic (Air), Fleet Air Arm Royal Navy.

Queen’s Korea Medal

L/SFX.856276 L J Loe A/LEM (A) RN

Acting Leading Electrical Mechanic (Air) Fleet Air Arm Royal Navy.

Lawrence J Loe was born in Barnsley, Yorkshire and was still residing there in 1939, his number indicates a 1947 enlistment.

NEF £130 Available

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General Service Medal GVI clasp Palestine, Private, Army Catering Corps attached 1st Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment wounded in Tunisia 6th May 1943.

General Service Medal GVI clasp Palestine

3854407 Pte G Williams Loyal R

With copy Medal roll entry and casualty reporting list.

Served with the 1st Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment in Palestine, the casualty reporting list records he is a Corporal Army Catering Corps attached 1st Battalion Loyals. Wounded in Tunisia 6th May 1943.

On 6th May 1943 the British Army began its final assault on Tunis. At dawn protected by a tremendous Artillery barrage, the 6th and 7th Armoured Divisions of the British IX Corps succeeded in reaching the plain behind Djebel Bou Aoukaz, throwing Axis communications and supply lines into disorder. The two Armoured Divisions manage to reach Massicault. Tunis and Bizerta were captured the following day.

GVF £150 Available

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Gulf War Medal  1990-91 clasp 16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991, Seaman Grade 1A, Royal Fleet Auxiliary.

Gulf War Medal 1990-91 clasp 16 Jan to 29 Feb 1991

SG1A J M Galbraith RFA

Recipient served on the RFA Tidespring.

EF £225 Available

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Naval General Service Medal GVI clasp Palestine 1936-39, Stoker 1st Class, Royal Navy

Naval General Service Medal GVI clasp Palestine 1936-39

KX.86114 F J Wootton Sto 1 RN

GVF £125 Available

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Campaign Service Medal E2 clasp Northern Ireland, Private, Parachute Regiment

Campaign Service Medal E2 clasp Northern Ireland

24146669 Pte E V Calaz PARA

Edward Victor Calaz was born in 1950 in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, his service number indicates 1967 enlistment so would have been in one of his Regiment’s first tours of Northern Ireland in 1969 or 1970.

GVF £225 Available

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Campaign Service Medal E2 clasp Northern Ireland, Private, Parachute Regiment

Campaign Service Medal E2 clasp Northern Ireland

24320133 Pte J P Wescott PARA

John Paul Wescott was born in Northumberland in 1956, his service number indicates a February 1973 enlistment.

EF £195 Available

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General Service Medal GV clasps IRAQ, N W Persia, Private, Royal Irish Fusiliers

General Service Medal GV clasps IRAQ, NW Persia

24066 Pte J Doherty R IR Fus

With copy Medal Index Card, also entitled British War & Victory Medals

James Doherty served with the 1st Battalion in Mesopotamia and post War IRAQ and NW Persia, his GSM was sent to him in 1924 to his home address 290 Cupar Street, Springfield Road, Belfast.

EF £170 Available

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General Service Medal E2 clasp Malaya, Lieutenant, King’s Own Scottish Borderers

General Service Medal E2 clasp Malaya

Lt J D F Howard KOSB

John David Frederick Howard was born in Rochford, Essex in 1932. An Officer Cadet at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, he was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant King’s Own Scottish Borderers 1st August 1952 (London Gazette 23rd September 1952 page 5022 refers). Promoted Lieutenant 1st August 1954 (London Gazette 3rd August 1954 refers), Lieutenant Reserve of Officers 24th September 1957 (London Gazette 29th October 1957 page 6318 refers). The 1st Battalion King’s Own Scottish Borderers were based in Northern Ireland from December 1952, they moved to Singapore in August 1955 and to Malaya the following month remaining in the Far East until October 1958 when they arrived at Milton Bridge Camp, Penicuick, Midlothian, Scotland.

Mounted as originally worn.

GVF £195 Available

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