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'
Awarded to Sapper A.W. Johnston R.E. Comprises 39-45 Star,Africa Star,Defence Medal,War Medal,Territorial Service Medal.The medals have been mounted on cardboard with staples and would look nice court mounted in correct manner.
K 4323 C.H. Cooper ,Stoker 1st Class,H.M.S. Invincible R.N. Killed In Action on 31st May 1916 at Jutland .H.M.S. Invincible went down with the loss of 61 Officers and 965 men.She was hit amidships and cut in two by the explosions.
Additional photocopied material is included with photograph of her at moment of explosion taken from the a Destroyer and an account of the engagement from an Officer on board H.M.S Badger.
Front profile of George IV and the words 'Ascended The British Throne Jan 29 1820 In The 58 Year Of His Age' .Reverse inscribed with 'Scotland Hails With Joy The Visit Of Her Sovereign August 1822' and crest off St Andrew.Front edge has several dents to top and bottom
Named to Douglas Anderson Scott.Slip is for the 39-45 Star and the Atlantic Star and War Medal.Perished at sea when his ship the Clan MacFadyen was torpedoed on 27th Nov 1942 95 miles southeast of Trinidad by U-508 commanded by Georg Staats.92 on board of whom only 10 survived. The ship was enroute U.K. She had been zigzagging for 13 hours to avoid the U-Boat who had been hunting her.
Photocopied paperwork and ships crew listed.
G/21436 PTE S.G. COLE ,10th Batallion ,Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment .KIA in Flanders 26th March 1918.Formerly 2477 with the West Kent Yeomanry. He won the Military Medal with this regiment.With photocopied paperwork.
Please note you will not receive the actual star in the picture as these sell so quickly it is impossible to keep adding and removing them from the site.You will however get one in a similar or better condition. V.G.C.