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Re: THE MILITARY MEDAL ROLL 1914 -1919
« Reply #45 on: May 15, 2010, 06:45:27 AM »
Military Medal GV named
15948 Pte-L.Cpl J Jameson 8/R Lanc R

British War Medal
15948 A-SJT J Jameson R Lanc R

With copy Medal Index Card and London Gazette entry & headers
John Jameson served in France from 27 September 1915 he was awarded the Military Medal
London Gazette 14 May 1919 the recipient came from Warrington. The 8th (Service) Battalion
was formed at Lancaster in October 1914 and landed in France on 27 September 1915 it
ended the War near Solesmes, France
Item number: 250631088357
Item location: Warsash, Hampshire, United Kingdom

A very good George V Military Medal for Bravery in the Field correctly named to:

35247 Pte. F. G. BURNELL 16/R.WAR.R.
in GVF condition complete with ribbon, ex DNW auctions and comes complete with MIC,
 MM card, LG entry 14th May 1919 and a copy of the Wellington Journal and Shrewsbury News
from May 1919.

The 16th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment were known as the 3rd Birmingham Pals.
The MIC confirms the award of a BWM/VM pair.
The MM card confirms Francis George Burnell was awarded the MIlitary Medal for France with
the LG entry 14/5/19.
The LG entry confirms the award of the MM and states Private Burnell was from Wellington,
Shropshire.
Finally a copy of the Wellington Journal and Shrewsbury News from May 1919 again confrims
the award of the MM.
Other item info
Item number: 110532916593
Item location: Bromsgrove, United Kingdom


Identity Disc s DOG TAG  original  "as worn" named to
QUINLAN D  P 644522 116 BN Can
     
this is the stay with the soldier octagon double hole tag ..never to leave the body
Identity disc
Transfered  to the Veteran Durham County CEF Battalion ll6th Canadian Infantry Fighting
Line Regiment of the CEF Canadian Expeditionary Force
The verification photocopy of Military Medal MM recipient card with this  Tag with dates
and reference numbers for further research possibilities
Other item info
Item number: 200472109053
Item location: Ontario, Canada

WWI Military Medal and Trio to the Somerset Light Infantry named to
3-6040. Pte. A.S.Moore. Som.L.I. The M.M. is named to 6/Som.L.I. All impressed as issued
and mounted to wear. Slight knocks on M.M. Otherwise in nice condition. Genuine, full size
with original ribbons.
Item number: 270576692270
Item location: somerset, United Kingdom

A GROUP OF FOUR WORLD WAR ONE MEDALS
NAMED TO ALBERT A BENNIS - G-35481 PTE A. A. BENNIS MIDDX'R
THESE ARE GENUINE MEDALS BUT HAVING CHECKED THE MEDAL INDEX CARD FOR ALBERT A BENNIS,
IT WOULD APPEAR HE WAS ONLY ENTITLED TO THE BRITISH WAR MEDAL AND THE VICTORY MEDAL!
THE MILITARY MEDAL IS GENUINE BUT HAS BEEN RENAMED AS HAS THE BRITISH WAR MEDAL,
THE 1914-15 STAR MUST ALSO BE RENAMED
Item number: 180505340560
Item location: Aylesford, United Kingdom



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Re: THE MILITARY MEDAL ROLL 1914 -1919
« Reply #46 on: May 30, 2010, 09:43:25 PM »
Military Medal GV to Lance Corporal Bernard Murphy who won his MM whilst serving with
 XV Corps Army Cyclist Corps later transferring to the Tank Corps he was discharged in
August 1918 due to sickness contracted on active service
5611 L Cpl B Murphy XV Cps Bn ACC
With copy Medal Index Card and London Gazette entry & headers and Silver War Badge roll
entry
Bernard Murphy originally enlisted into the Somerset Light Infantry Private No 15850 on
25 October 1914 and first served with the Army Cyclist Corps in France from 9 September
1915 winning his Military Medal with XV Corps Cyclist Battalion London Gazette 14 December
1916. Murphy later transferred to the Tank Corps and was discharged 5 August 1918 the
result of sickness contracted on active service.
Item number: 250641941769
Item location: Warsash, Hampshire, United Kingdom



Medal group consisting of MM, 1914/15 trio and LSGC. WW1 medals named correctly to
 8054 L/Cpl to Sgt J T Fearon Essex Regt (1/Essex on MM) and LSGC  5998051 Sgt J T Fearon.
 Silver medals are all dark toned. Ribbons a bit tatty but original. WW1 medals mounted on
a brooch for wear.  LSGC loose on ribbon. Comes with copy MIC showing all WW1 entitlement
and lists service as Balkans from 25/04/15.  A very desireable gallantry group.
 Item number: 250641844952
Item location: Doddington, Cambridge, United Kingdom


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Re: THE MILITARY MEDAL ROLL 1914 -1919
« Reply #47 on: June 06, 2010, 07:16:00 AM »
 
WW1 Military Medal named to Artists Rifles Prisoner POW   
764631 Pte Robert Brown 1/28 London Regiment  WW1   
George V Military Medal   
for Bravery in the Field     
Named to: 764631 Pte R Brown 1/28 Lond R   
   
This is a super opportunity to acquire a Military Medal that has been partly researched.   
Robert Brown was born in 1882, home address Leggatts Farm, Kings Walden, Hitchin, Herts. and was a Bank Clerk, before joining up.   
1/28th London Regiment, also known as Artists Rifles.   
   
This is only one of 15 Military Medals awarded to the Regiment. As mentioned below, Pte Brown was also entitled to the Meritorious Medal, of which only 14 were awarded to the Artists Rifles. This makes this individual and medal extremely rare.
He was also a Prisoner of War, this needs to be researched further.
   
Accompanying copy documents as listed.   
I am happy to email docs, as they are slightly easier to read than the copies printed. His service papers as downloaded are of poor quality.   
Military Medal - London Gazette - Number 30540, page 2409, Saturday 23rd February, 1918.   
   
Copy of confirmation of his award of the Meritorious Service Medal, London Gazette, Number 30750, Page 7133, Monday 17th June 1918.   
   
Casualty Form Active Service   
Embarked  Southampton 16.02.1917
Disembarked Le Havre 17.02.1917
Joined Battalion In the Field 26.02.1917
   
Military History Sheet   
Clearly shows   
Awarded Military Medal   
Awarded Meritorious Medal   
   
Protection Certificate And Certificate of Identity   
Dated & Stamped 12-Feb-19 
   
Statement as to Disability   
Dated & Stamped 22-Feb-19 
He has signed the disclaimer, that he is not suffering, which for a POW must be unusual.   
   
Service Record v1   
Recorded as MISSING in the Field, entry made on the 5th April 1918. 23-Mar-18 
   
Short Service Attestation   
Statement of Service   
This clearly states that he was listed as a POW   23-Mar-18 
   
Copy Letter from his Mother to the Army. With a Compliment slip from the Manager of The
St Neots Branch of the London County Westminster & Parrs Bank. 24-Apr-18 
I think this letter is a request to the Army to send a food parcel to her son, presumably
as a POW.   
The compliment slip shows MM and MSM has been written.   
Robert Brown is listed as a Bank Clerk   
The family address is shown as Leggatts Farm in Kings Walden, Hitchin, Herts.   
I include a copy of his family tree. Confirmed by the fact that his Father is listed as
Alfred Brown on several documents and the note from Elizabeth Brown to the Army is shown
as Mother.   
Other documents include   
Medical history   
Enlistment description   
Medal Card from National Archive, which intriguingly does not list MM or MSM. 
   
I will also include 3 pages from;   
The Regimantal Roll of Honour and War Record of The Artists Rifles. 
These will name Robert Brown as recipient of both awards and enable the researcher to confirm
that he is in fact the only soldier to receive both awards.   
Item number: 350363250661
Item location: Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom

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Re: THE MILITARY MEDAL ROLL 1914 -1919
« Reply #48 on: June 07, 2010, 05:36:03 PM »
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Re: THE MILITARY MEDAL ROLL 1914 -1919
« Reply #49 on: June 11, 2010, 06:59:56 PM »
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Re: THE MILITARY MEDAL ROLL 1914 -1919
« Reply #50 on: July 04, 2010, 08:26:30 AM »
Military Medal (MM) GV named
18328 Pte J Oldfield 20-Manch R
British War & Victory Medals named
18328 Pte J Oldfield Manch R

With copy Medal Index Card, British War & Victory Medal roll entry, London Gazette entry
& headers for MM and War Diary mentioning Pte Oldfield.

The Medals are late issues, the MM with the later fixed suspender and the impressed
naming style that seen on 1930's GSM & IGS medals.

James Oldfield was awarded the British War & Victory Medals only, these were returned to
the Medal Office 29 October 1923 almost certainly due to the fact he had changed address,
the medals were re issued in October 1930 almost certainly along with his MM. The award
of the MM was announced in the London Gazette dated 17 December 1917 the recipient came
from Salford. The Battalion War Diary records Pte Oldfield of 'A' Company
(Right front Company) was awarded the MM for bravery during the fighting at Passchendaele in 1917

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Re: THE MILITARY MEDAL ROLL 1914 -1919
« Reply #51 on: July 13, 2010, 07:12:12 AM »
nice Military Medal group issued to Frederick W. Wood, RFA. No. 806214.
MM named 806214 DVR F.W. Wood B. 296 BDE RFA - TF. with original ribbon.
Other two medals impressed 806214 DVR F.W. Wood R.A..  All in good condition with no edge knocks and come with the original box they were issued in. Also included is his Wound Badge.

Wood was born in Birmingham in 1894 and enlisted in Sept. 1914 and was  transferred to 147 Brigade, RFA (later 296 Bde - documented). His records show he spent several months in hospital after returning home after being gassed in Sept. 1917.
There is a letter from the RFA Records officer on issuing the Military Medal and a Certificate of Discharge (Mar 1919) recording the Military Medal and the mention in the London Gazette (Jan 28, 1918), Wound Stripe (one), Chevron Two Blues. All documents contained in their original wallets.

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« Reply #53 on: August 22, 2010, 06:47:46 AM »

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« Reply #54 on: August 30, 2010, 06:57:14 AM »
Military Medal (MM) GV named

47091 SJT H G Puckett 64/FD Coy RE

(64th Field Company Royal Engineers)

With copy Medal Index Card, London Gazette entry & headers and details extracted from his
service record

Henry George Puckett was born in Preston, Dorset a brass moulder he enlisted into the
Royal Engineers for the second time on 31 August 1914 at Weymouth. Puckett had previously
served 8 years in the Regular Army, during this time he served in South Africa from 20
November 1899 to 28 June 1904 receiving the Queen & King's South Afica Medals, discharged
as a 2nd Corporal. Puckett was promoted 2nd Corporal 1 September 1914, Corporal 6 November
1914 and Sergeant 15 December 1914 he served in France from 11 May 1915. Awarded the
Military Medal London Gazette 11 October 1916 he was later Mentioned in Despatches by
Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig for distinguished service in France London Gazette
4 January 1917. Demobalized at the end of hostilities his home address is recorded as
2 Carter's Cottages, Park Street, Weymouth, Dorset

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Re: THE MILITARY MEDAL ROLL 1914 -1919
« Reply #55 on: September 04, 2010, 06:54:03 AM »

1918 WORLD WAR ONE ORIGINAL TYPED CITATION CARBON COPY
FOR THE AWARD OF THE MILITARY MEDAL TO
260244 JOHN SAMUEL DAVIES OF THE GLOUCESTER REGIMENT,
DATED 4TH NOVEMBER 1918 ,  NICE ITEM
Item number:   200515691705
Item location:   Nash,Newport, Newport, United Kingdom

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« Reply #56 on: September 07, 2010, 10:03:00 AM »
Many thanks for your posts Tony very useful and much appreciated.I have just had in nearly 300 South African citations,over half those awarded.Information comes at present in a steady flow.2014 still the date for publication.Keep up the good work .Best wishes, Howard

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Re: THE MILITARY MEDAL ROLL 1914 -1919
« Reply #57 on: September 26, 2010, 07:26:54 AM »

First time on the market since May 1980!

An Exceptionally RARE opportunity to bid for this MILITARY MEDAL & MGC Badge to a
CORPORAL & No.1 of his gun in the 58th Company, MACHINE GUN CORPS
for his CONSPICUOUS GALLANTRY around 21st MARCH 1918 during the Opening phase of
'Operation Michael' - The great German Spring Offensive.

GENUINE & ORIGINAL MM (GvR) on long riband, with Correctly Impressed naming to :-

54773 CPL. E. J. AXELL. 58-M.G.C.

In Extremely Fine Condition, on old long riband.
This comes with an Original, double lugged 'M.G.C' Brass Shoulder Title & another old MM
Riband. The medal & items are exactly as they were purchased 30 years ago.
Additionally, the lot is accompanied by copy entries from the  London Gazette for MM,
Medal TWO Index Details (One shows Corporal & the other Acting Sergeant),
plus Unit & short Divisional history.

Corporal & Acting Sergeant Edward J. Axell came from RYE, East Sussex & served on the
Western front with 58th Machine Gun Company, part of 19th (Western) Division - named the '
Butterfly's' after their Divisional badge.

He was a veteran of many battles including in 1917 - Messines, Menin Road/Polygon Wood,
Broodseinde & the dreaded Passchendaele. But it was to be during the German Spring
Offensive of 1918, that Axell would really distinguish himself in action.

On 21st MARCH 1918, the Germans attacked & pressed hard towards St. QUENTIN & BAPAUME.

Manning & firing his Vickers gun, Axell fought the masses of German infantry that were
swamping the British positions. For his Conspicuous Gallantry & Devotion to Duty during
this epic battle for survival, he was Awarded the MILITARY MEDAL for 'BRAVERY IN THE FIELD'.

It appeared in the London Gazette on 16th September 1918.

The youngest Regiment of the British army, yet with one of the highest casualty rates.
Known as "The SUICIDE CLUB", the Gun teams of the M.G.C regularly drew unwanted attention
from German artillery, machine gun & rifle fire. Of some 220,000 Officers & men of the
Corps, 170,500 were Killed, Wounded or 'Missing'.

A highly desirable MACHINE GUN CORPS MILITARY MEDAL to a brave Corporal & GUN No.1 on the
Vickers Mk.5, for this Epic battle which stopped the German drive on the town of AMIENS.




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Re: THE MILITARY MEDAL ROLL 1914 -1919
« Reply #58 on: October 01, 2010, 01:45:51 PM »
sent to me by forum member david123,
 You know about the researching on Robert Conkie my uncle.

 
    His father George Conkie ( my Grandfather ) was also in the Kings Regiment Liverpool in the First World War.  He was awarded the Military Medal which is a great honour of course.  Unfortunately, the medal vanished and I don't where it went.  It was actually promised to my husband by my Grandfather because he knew my husband would look after it.  Alas, it vanished as the years went by as my Grandfather lived with his son ( brother to Robert Conkie ) and his wife ( my parents ).  They are now deceased.
 
    I am attaching the documents I have so you can see my Grandfathers achievements.
 
    I do not know the date the action took place or where my Grandfather won his Military Medal.  Though it was in France.
 
    The story in the family was that, my Grandfather and others were ordered over the top to attack a German machine gun emplacement.  Through heavy fire my Grandfather reached the machine gun emplacement and killed two Germans and captured others.  The odd thing was, he was on his own and was surprised that his chums had hesitated because of heavy gun fire.  This may be only a family tale embellished over the years.  Who knows ?
 
        After the war my Grandfather became a horse jockey ( he was only 5 ft 4in's tall ).  Later he became Head Stable Lad for Lord Wavertree.  He rode a horse for Lord Wavertree in the Grand National around 1934 and came fourth I believe.  The horse was named All White.
 
    My Grandfather was born in Scotland in the village of Maybole in Ayrshire.  His parents were bakers.  I have a copies of his birth and marriage certificates.
 
    I am sure you will find the attached documents of interest and may be visitors to your website would like to read about my Grandfather.  He was a wonderful man.
Medal card of Conkie, George
Corps   Regiment No   Rank
Liverpool Regiment    94371    Private Paid Lance Corporal
Date    1914-1920

 
  
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Re: THE MILITARY MEDAL ROLL 1914 -1919
« Reply #59 on: October 01, 2010, 01:47:31 PM »
more on george