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Re: The Medal Reunited Project - Update
« Reply #18 on: Thursday 07 November 13 22:27 GMT (UK) »
Milly, I have had a look at 1st world war uniforms, It seems they all wore woolen jackets with pockets in them, my Grandfathers was the same , he had buttons on the shoulder, pleats above left pocket, which made it 1915/16 and the buttons ? are above the left pocket slightly below the pleat.  I haven't seen any with buttons on the tunic, there were loads of them for sale buttons that is.
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Re: The Medal Reunited Project - Update
« Reply #19 on: Thursday 26 December 13 23:36 GMT (UK) »
Is this project still alive?

I have rescued a Mutt & Jeff for A-2373 S. SJT. F. Sutton A.O.C.

http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=671506.0

Any ideas welcome. Please contribute on that thread if you can.
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Re: The Medal Reunited Project - Update
« Reply #20 on: Saturday 28 December 13 12:26 GMT (UK) »
Off to my son's Sunday I shall look at the medals find the name and let you know!!

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Re: The Medal Reunited Project - Update
« Reply #21 on: Friday 10 January 14 21:00 GMT (UK) »
The site has changed it's web address to www.themedalreunitedproject.co.uk and you have to pay to use the site now.

I'm not getting this link to work - where am I going wrong  ???
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Re: The Medal Reunited Project - Update
« Reply #22 on: Friday 10 January 14 23:43 GMT (UK) »
I couldn't get the link seemed to stop working sometime last year.  Googling medal reunited, I found another Free site www.medals-reunited.co.uk.  I don't think it has any connection with the original but, perhaps, worth a try.

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Re: The Medal Reunited Project - Update
« Reply #23 on: Saturday 11 January 14 17:33 GMT (UK) »
Thank you Lizzie  :)  Had a check through, but no mention of the soldier I'm looking for - no wonder I suppose..needle/haystack and all that.

In case anyone can help, Im looking for medals that were awarded to Farquhar MacRae/McRae (Lovat Scouts / 10th Cameron Highlanders / Seaforth Highlanders; and Royal Artillery in WW2)
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Re: The Medal Reunited Project - Update
« Reply #24 on: Saturday 11 January 14 18:04 GMT (UK) »
Was he Pte Farquhar MacRae, 2822953 4th Bn. The Seaforth Highlanders. Died 4 June 1940 aged 29.  Son of Farquahar D MacRae and Flora MacRae of Auchtertyere, Ross and Cromarty?

Do you know which medals he won, or are you just trying to find out?  Either way you could contact

Armed Services Medal Office at Ministry of Defence Medal Office, AFPAA (JPAC), Building 250, RAF Innsworth, GL3 1HW. Tel: =44 (0)800 085 3600

they might be able to help you.

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Re: The Medal Reunited Project - Update
« Reply #25 on: Saturday 11 January 14 18:24 GMT (UK) »
Hi Lizzie, My Great Uncle Farquhar survived both wars.  He died in Blackpool.

His regiments/numbers were as follows:-

Lovat Scouts # 4154 - 14/15 Star
Cameron Highlanders 10th Bn (Lovat Scouts) #226024 - British War Medal & Victory Medal
Seaforth Highlanders 2nd Bn #30407 and 126931
WW2 - Royal Artillery #2809830 - Awarded Defence Medal & War Medal, Territorial Efficiency Medal

I've tried to pick out the medals from his army records, see above.  He also served between the wars in India and Burma, I don't know if he would have got medals for that.
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Re: The Medal Reunited Project - Update
« Reply #26 on: Sunday 12 January 14 13:32 GMT (UK) »
I think you're saying that you know he medals your uncle had but they've been lost/sold.  I'm sorry I have no other ideas.

Lizzie