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British campaign medals of the First World War

Peter Duckers

British campaign medals of the First World War

by Peter Duckers

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Published by Shire Publication in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military decorations,
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • Medals

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 54-55) and index.

    StatementPeter Duckers
    SeriesShire library -- no. 636
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUB435.G8 D832 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25236305M
    ISBN 100747808430
    ISBN 109780747808435
    LC Control Number2011534555

      This book surveys the medals awarded to British personnel for military service around the world and in two world wars. The campaign medals awarded for the military actions have become a popular field for collectors, since the majority of British awards were officially named, thus making it possible to research the military career of an individual or regiment/5(8). British Military Medals & Awards Here we have a variety of British military medals, orders and decorations for sale from world war 1, world war 2, pre and post war periods. Sort By.

    British Campaign Medals of the First World War (Shire Library) (paperback) by Peter Duckers. Handy paperback guide in 56 pages including information about the Theatres of War, other Allied medals and how to research medals.   Buy British Campaign Medals of the First World War by Peter Duckers from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Peter Duckers.

    The Victory Medal (also known as Inter-Allied Victory Medal) is a United Kingdom and British Empire First World War campaign medal. The medal was not awarded single, but to all those who received the Star or the –15 Star, and to most of those who were awarded the British War Medal. O Territorial Force War Medals were issued, making it the rarest of the five British Great War medals. Silver War Badge. The Silver War Badge was issued in September to officers and men who were discharged or retired from the military forces as a result of .


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Of the three booklets (British Campaign MedalsBritish Campaign Medals and this booklet), British Campaign Medals of the First World War) this one is the best, primarily because the narrowed scope allows for more in-depth coverage.

I also enjoyed inclusion of the "other sides' WWI campaign awards/5(1). Of the three booklets (British Campaign MedalsBritish Campaign Medals and this booklet), British Campaign Medals of the First World War) this one is the best, primarily because the narrowed scope allows for more in-depth coverage/5(19).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 56 pages: illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm. Contents: British campaign medals awarded --Designated theatres of war --The memorial plaque --Other British awards --Researching British campaign medals --The allied victory medal --Allies and enemies: some foreign campaign medals.

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The Victory Medal (also called the Inter Allied Victory Medal) is a bronze medal that was awarded to all who received the Star or Star [ ] The Star, also known as the Mons Star, was a campaign medal of the British Empire, for service in World War One.

This Bronze Star was [ ] This star was awarded for service in the. The British Government issued eleven campaign medals (nine campaign stars, the Defence Medal and the War Medal), and each of their ribbons is believed to have been designed by King George VI personally.A total of Victoria Crosses were awarded during WW2, only one of which was awarded for actions during D-Day – to Company Sgt.

Maj. Stanley Elton Hollis for clearing two German bunkers. However, few families escaped some involvement with “the Great War” of 18, and many still treasure the medals awarded to their ancestors for wartime service.

Today, with a growing interest in British military history and particularly in family history and genealogy, more and more people want to trace their ancestors' past/5(19).

The British First World War Victoria Cross recipient John Vereker, later Field Marshal Viscount Gort, was mentioned in despatches nine times, as was the Canadian general Sir Arthur Currie. The Australian general Gordon Bennett was mentioned in despatches a total of eight times during the First World War, as was Field Marshal Sir John Dill.

British Campaign Medals of the First World War by Peter Duckers,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(4). Surveys the medals awarded to British personnel for military services from the First World War to operations of British forces in the opening years of the twenty-first century.

The campaign medals awarded for the military actions have become a popular field for collectors, since the majority of British awards were officially named.

[4] South African War [18] First World War [1] Interwar Period [30] Second World War [27] Single Campaign Medals [13] The Korean War [19] Modern South Africa Present.

British Campaign Medals of the First World War by: Peter Duckers. This book looks in detail at the origin, types and varieties of the British medals awarded for general war service between and British Campaign Medals of World War One There was a total of five campaign medals available to individuals from Britain and her Dominions who served in an operational theatre during World War One.

Of these five, recipients were usually eligible for a maximum of three medals, although a small number of exceptions occurred. Today, with a growing interest in British military history and particularly in family history and genealogy, more and more people want to trace their ancestors' past. This book looks in detail at the origin, types and varieties of the British medals awarded for general war service between and '18, and gives advice on researching the awards.

British Campaign Medals Of The First World War Britain has issued medals rewarding war service since at least the early nineteenth century, and increasingly through the period of its imperial expansion prior tobut examples of many of the early types are now scarce.

Territorial Force War Medal –pictured below, this is the rarest of the medals for WWI. 34, were issued in bronze and it is worn immediately after the Victory Medal. It was awarded to members of the Territorial Force (including Nursing Sisters) who had served for four years before 4 August provided that they had re-joined.

The British War Medal is a campaign medal of the United Kingdom which was awarded to officers and men of British and Imperial forces for service in the First World versions of the medal were produced. About million were struck in silver andin bronze, the latter awarded to, among others, the Chinese, Maltese and Indian Labour (higher): –15 Star.

Post-World War II medals: Any campaign medals issued to British & Commonwealth personnel from to the present day. Orders, Decorations & other medals: Anything issued to British & Commonwealth personnel since the start of Queen Victoria’s reign, including medals for gallantry, long service, good conduct, life-saving or to commemorate a.

British Campaign Medals of the First World War by Peter Duckers (Shire Publications, Oxford, ) Widely available, also covers some badges and other material often found with medals, and gives guidance on researching in medal records.

The Medal YearbookJohn W Mussell and editorial team of Medal News (Token Publishing, Honiton, Devon, ).

A detailed survey of medals awarded for service in the First World War, for collectors, family historians and those interested in military history.

About the Author Peter Duckers has been a collector of British orders, decorations and medals for over forty years and has written extensively on /5(21).About British Campaign Medals of the First World War. Britain has issued medals rewarding war service since at least the early nineteenth century, and increasingly through the period of its imperial expansion, but examples of many of the early types are now scarce.British Campaign Medals of the First World War by Peter Duckers starting at $ British Campaign Medals of the First World War has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.