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missing medals ww1
« on: Thursday 19 April 18 15:02 BST (UK) »
Does anyone know of a site where I can place details of missing ( believed stolen) WW1 medals
in the hope of recovering them
Thanks.

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Re: missing medals ww1
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 19 April 18 16:26 BST (UK) »
First thought is to watch Ebay, named medals usually have the name in the description.  Second is to get in touch with one of the medal dealers (North east Medals for example) and ask their advice, they may have a network - don't know but no harm in trying.

Others I am sure will have ideas.

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Re: missing medals ww1
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 19 April 18 16:36 BST (UK) »
I would suggest asking here: http://1914-1918.invisionzone.com/forums/

It depends which regiment/battalion he was in. Regimental museums often have alot of service medals.
Woollen and the variations thereof (Woolin, Woollin, Woolen etc) in the West Riding area

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Re: missing medals ww1
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 19 April 18 19:22 BST (UK) »
Thank you both for replies.
Max -  I did actually find one on ebay, bought it successfully.
Saw 119  -thanks I will look at link

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Re: missing medals ww1
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 19 April 18 21:02 BST (UK) »
Hi, there is also a Facebook group:

"Original British War Medals & Badges For Sale"

A post on there may yield some results asking if anyone has them or to keep an eye out for them.

Good luck with your search  :)

Frank.


After thought......... There is also another Facebook group:

"Medals Lost & Found"
Ramsey Ridsdale Ridgway Kempen Knight Harrison Denby Sisson Graney Spilsbury Wain Hebden Abbott Skinn ........ Yorkshire (Doncaster Goole Snaith Thorne area)Lincolnshire Nottinghamshire The Netherlands

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Re: missing medals ww1
« Reply #5 on: Friday 20 April 18 09:21 BST (UK) »
Frank
Thank you for that info.

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Re: missing medals ww1
« Reply #6 on: Friday 20 April 18 22:40 BST (UK) »
British Medal Forum has stolen/lost medals listed and good place to keep an eye out for

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Researching all Great War soldiers from the Spen Valley of West Yorkshire Especially lads from the Cleckheaton Company of 1/4th West Riding Regiment.

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Re: missing medals ww1
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 21 April 18 14:10 BST (UK) »
Ady
Thanks for that info.