Medals to 2970 PTE . J. SLAVEN ,A&S.H. Also portrait and frame of him in uniform.Portrait and frame of his wife and portrait and frame of his brother. Paybook and identity certificate.There is also a certificate of transfer to reserve on Demobilization to a Alex Forrest of the Royal Scots Fusiliers.This was found in the Paybook.
Death Plaque named to Andrew Johnstone. Very nice brass photo frame trench art decorated with 'Somme' and 'Ancre' to top corners with crown in centre.To bottom 'France' with flowers engraved on both sides.Photograph has the soldier in full uniform,however it is very difficult to determine his regiment as his belt buckle and Plaid brooch are quite small and it is hard to make out the images.
Nice mint pair machine woven, and representing the Oak,Ash and Thorn of 'Puck Of Pook's Hill' from Kipling's story and the area in which the Corp was raised.
Fought in the Normandy Campaign and the Bocage country of Normandy was noted as similar to the Corps badge and they adopted the name 'The Bocage Club'.XII Corp supported the left flank of XXX Corp during Operation Market Garden in September 1944.These examples are Dutch theatre made in the Brabant Weave'