Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Glyn Llanwarne
24 followers
24 followers
About
Posts

Post has attachment
Place
Place
Place
lostmedalsaustralia.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Thomas Biddle
The Grafton Box is really throwing up so interesting medals. This is the second medal sent from the Grafton RSL awarded for Boer War service. The first was a Queen's South Africa Medal awarded to Trooper Tom Barnes of the Australian Horse. This Queen's Sout...
Thomas Biddle
Thomas Biddle
lostmedalsaustralia.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Eric Fry MM
One of the surprises that I found in the Grafton Box was a Military Medal awarded to SJT Eric Rosewarne Fry. I thought that with that name the search would be on the easy side; how wrong was I? Eric's WWI British medal card threw up all sort of complication...
Eric Fry MM
Eric Fry MM
lostmedalsaustralia.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Angus Eades
Tracking down W43885 Angus Eades proved to be a little difficult. I was confused at the start of this search as to why a man in his early 20s didn't enlist until 1942, had a 'W' rather than 'WX' number and was in the Labour Corps. With no other evidence, al...
Angus Eades
Angus Eades
lostmedalsaustralia.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Jack Pyers
The medals left to return from the Grafton box a getting fewer and fewer. This time the medal is the Korea Medal awarded to 213649 John 'Jack' Henry Pyers . Jack was a member of 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment and served in Korea from 28 Septem...
Jack Pyers
Jack Pyers
lostmedalsaustralia.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
William Castle - Royal Navy
It is sometimes just a single piece of evidence that we find that links one generation to the next and that finally leads us to a successful conclusion. That is definitely the case in the search for the family of J3200 AB William Arthur Castle, Royal Navy. ...
William Castle - Royal Navy
William Castle - Royal Navy
lostmedalsaustralia.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
John Burrell
I'm slowly getting through the medals recently sent to me by the Grafton RSL. This latest return is of a British War Medal awarded to 15156 MT-DVR John Franklin Burrell . MT-DVR stands for Motor Transport Driver and is a rank equivalent to private. His unit...
John Burrell
John Burrell
lostmedalsaustralia.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Dodd family medals
This return has some really interesting aspects, not the least being the condition the medals are in. My research commenced with an message from Nancy L from Sydney. Nancy's son works at a tip and had found two sets of medals. When they arrived in the post ...
Dodd family medals
Dodd family medals
lostmedalsaustralia.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Noel Gibson
The numbers of medals left in the Grafton box is getting less by the day. The next to be returned were awarded to QX48096 Lance Sergeant Noel David Gibson . I suspect that Noel was awarded 5 or 6 medals for his WWII service, however, only two came to me. No...
Noel Gibson
Noel Gibson
lostmedalsaustralia.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
John Hayes
Another pair of WWI medals that came to me from the Grafton RSL is the BWM and Victory Medal awarded to 4174 PTE John Desmond Hayes . Hayes was a 24 blacksmith when he enlisted in September 1915. Following his training he transited through Egypt and allocat...
John Hayes
John Hayes
lostmedalsaustralia.blogspot.com
Add a comment...
Wait while more posts are being loaded