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United States: Soldiers Medal



The medal riband is fitted with a crimp-brooch, complete with long hinged pin & intricate drop lock clasp fittings on reverse, as issued

The medal brooch with federal government contractor's marks 'G27' on reverse of 9mm 'crimp' style mounting brooch, as issued from circa 1980's

The Soldiers Medal was instituted as a bravery decoration for award to United States Army personnel on 2 July 1926. The decoration is awarded United States Army personnel decorated 'For Valor' in acts of heroism performed under non-combat conditions, i.e., for acts not involving armed conflict with an enemy of the United States

Condition: EF

Code: 20153

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United States: Navy and Marine Corps Medal



The medal riband is fitted with a crimp-brooch, complete with long hinged pin & intricate drop lock clasp fittings on reverse, as issued

The medal brooch with federal government contractor's marks 'G27' on reverse of 9mm 'crimp' style mounting brooch, as issued from circa 1980's

The Navy and Marine Corps Medal was instituted on 7 August 1942, as the highest non-combat bravery decoration for award to United States Navy and United States Marine Corps for acts of heroism performed under non-combat conditions, i.e., for acts not involving armed conflict with an enemy of the United Sates

Condition: EF

Code: 20152

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United States: Coast Guard Medal



The medal riband is fitted with a crimp-brooch, complete with long hinged pin & intricate drop lock clasp fittings on reverse, as issued

The medal brooch with federal government contractor's marks 'Graco-GI' on reverse of 9mm 'crimp' style mounting brooch, as issued from circa 1980's

The Coast Guard Medal was instituted on 4 August 1949 (but it was not bestowed on any recipient until 1958) as a non-combat bravery decoration for award to United States Coast Guard personnel for acts of heroism performed under non-combat conditions, i.e., acts not involving armed conflict with an enemy of the United States. The order of precedence places the Coast Guard Medal immediately before awards of the Bronze Star Medal

Condition: EF

Code: 20151

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United States: Bronze Star Medal. With 'V' & 'Bronze Oakleaf Cluster' emblems



As worn by United States Army and United States Air Force recipients denoting an award for 'Valor' and a 'Second Award' of the Bronze Star Medal

Important: This BSM is an award circa 1945-1970, and as issued during the Second World War, Korean War, and early Vietnam War.

The 'V' emblem denotes an award of the Bronze Star Medal for combat valor (and not an award for meritorious service)

The presence of the 'Bronze Oakleaf Cluster' emblem on the riband drape denotes that the recipient has been awarded a 'Second' Bronze Star Medal. Bronze oakleaf cluster emblems are only worn by United States Army & United States Air Force personnel

The medal riband is fitted with a 1945 era 'Slot Brooch' complete with long hinged pin & intricate drop lock clasp fittings on reverse, as issued

Condition: EF

Code: 20150

Reserved


United States: Purple Heart Medal. Reverse officially named (John P. McHenry)



Important: Private First Class John P. McHenry, 2nd Battalion 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Division, United States Army is confirmed 'Killed-in-Action' in Italy, 12 November 1943

Reference US WWII Hospital Admission Card Files, John P. McHenry was killed by penetrating wounds to the abdomen and arm caused by shell explosion, shell fragment, or artillery shell

The body of Private First Class John P. McHenry lies interred at the Sicily?Rome American Cemetery and Memorial which is the World War II American military war grave cemetery, located in Nettuno, near Anzio, Italy. The cemetery, contains 7,858 American war dead, and covers 77 acres (31 ha) and was dedicated in 1956. It is administered by the American Battle Monuments Commission

Note: The decoration is a Second World War issue item of insignia

The medal riband is fitted with a Second World War era 'Slot Brooch' complete with long hinged pin & intricate drop lock clasp fittings on reverse, and as issued

John P. McHenry was a native of New York, United States, where he was born circa 1919 (Army Enlistment Records refer). The National Census for 1940, records that John was employed as a Government Worker 'Laborer' with the Civil Construction Corps, and residing at CCC Camp F-19, located at Fairgrounds, Yavapai County, Arizona. At the time the Census was collated in April 1940, John had been working continuously with the Civil Construction Corps for the previous 52 weeks. The 1940 Census shows that John had been earlier residing at, New York City, Westchester County, New York, on 1 April 1935. By September 1940. John had relocated to Washington State, where he enlisted in the United States Army at Fort Lewis, Washington, on 17 September 1940. His unique Army Service Number was 19016328. On enlistment he elected to join the 'Infantry' and his terms of engagement are shown as 'Enlistment for the Philippine Department'. indicating that John had considerable ambition to soldier further afield with the United States Army in what was then called the Philippine Commonwealth. Immediately prior to enlisting in the Army, John had been residing at King, Washington, and described as an 'Apprentice to Other Trades'. He was described as a 'White' make and measured just over 5ft and 6inches in height and weighed 138 Lbs, and had attained 2 years of 'High School' education.

A desirable 'Mid-War' confirmed battle casualty award for Italy

Condition: About EF

Code: 20149

275.00 GBP


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United States: Purple Heart Medal. With 'Gold Star' device. For USN / USMC / USGC personnel who have been awarded the Purple Heart a second time



The presence of the 'Gold Star' device on the riband drape denotes that the recipient had been awarded a 'Second Purple Heart

The Gold Star emblem is the correct ordnance issue 5/16" size, as worn by personnel who have been wounded a second time after their initial Purple Heart award, and as worn by members of the United States Navy, United States Marine Corps and United States Coast Guard (by contrast Army and Air Force personnel wear a 'Silver Oakleaf Cluster' if wounded a further five times)

The medal riband is fitted with a crimp-brooch, complete with long hinged pin & intricate drop lock clasp fittings on reverse, as issued

The medal brooch with federal government contractor's marks 'G-23' on reverse of 9mm 'crimp' style mounting brooch, as issued from circa 1980's

A contemporary award as issued to personnel who were casualties (killed or wounded) during the Gulf War & Somalia, and issued from stocks held in hand to casualties from later wars in, Afghanistan, Iraq War and during the operations associated with the War against Terrorism

Condition: EF

Code: 20148

75.00 GBP


Shortlist item
United States: Purple Heart Medal. With 'Silver Oakleaf Cluster' emblem



The emblem indicating an award to United States Army, or United States Air Force personnel who have been wounded in action on 'Five' occasions

The presence of the 'Silver Oakleaf Cluster' emblem on the riband drape denotes that the recipient had been 'Wounded-in-Action' a further five times!

The 'Silver Oakleaf Cluster' is worn by those Army and Air Force personnel who have been wounded an additional 5 times x after their first award (Bronze Oakleaf Clusters are worn by personnel wounded a second time, with additional stars for each subsequent additional wound - as many as 4 x bronze clusters may be worn on the riband drape)

The medal riband is fitted with a crimp-brooch, complete with long hinged pin & intricate drop lock clasp fittings on reverse, as issued

The medal brooch with federal government contractor's marks 'G-27' on reverse of 9mm 'crimp' style mounting brooch, as issued from circa 1980's

A contemporary award as issued to personnel who were casualties (killed or wounded) during the Gulf War & Somalia, and issued from stocks held in hand to casualties from later wars in, Afghanistan, Iraq War and during the operations associated with the War against Terrorism

Condition: EF

Code: 20147

85.00 GBP


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Republic of South Vietnam: Campaign Medal. With clasp '1960-'



A superior quality United States strike

The medal fitted with crimp brooch mounting bar which retains the long-hinged pin & intricate drop lock clasp fitting on reverse as issued

Reverse of mounting brooch with Government Federal Contractors marks 'G27'

The South Vietnam government awarded the 'Campaign Medal' with clasp '1960-' to all participating 'allied' forces personnel, including, but not restricted to the armed forces of: United States, Philippines, South Korea and the Commonwealth countries of Australia and New Zealand, who served in Vietnam between 1960-1975

Condition: EF

Code: 20146

20.00 GBP


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United States: World War I Victory Medal. With United States Navy clasp 'Escort'



Note: The 'Escort' clasp is of the Naval design with 'rope borders'

Medal with designer name 'Fraser' in bottom right field

The silk medal riband complete with full wrap brooch. This retaining the long-hinged pin and intricate drop lock & clasp fittings as issued

Eligibility for the award of this clasp was on-board service escorting convoys in the North Atlantic between 6 April 1917 to 11 November 1918

An estimated 20,381 'Escort' clasps were issued

Condition: VF

Code: 20145

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United States: World War I Victory Medal. With United States Navy clasp 'Atlantic Fleet'



Note: The contemporary 'Atlantic Fleet' clasp is of the Naval design with 'rope borders'

Medal with designer name 'Fraser' in bottom right field

The silk medal riband complete with full wrap brooch. This retaining the long-hinged pin and intricate drop lock & clasp fittings as issued

Eligibility for the award of this clasp was on-board service with the Atlantic Fleet between 5 May 1918 to 11 November 1918

Condition: VF

Code: 20144

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