Posts Tagged Royal Artillery

Just a British War Medal

For those of us who collect medals, not just for the medal, but also for “the man behind the medal,” single medals or broken groups are a great source of enjoyment due to the pleasant hours of research that they can provide. One such medal is a

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Territorial Force War Medal to Royal Artillery Officers

Figure 1: Obverse (left) and reverse of the Territorial Force War Medal.  Medal collectors generally are quite aware of numbers – especially when those numbers indicate the number of medals awarded for a specific campaign or the number of clasps awarded to a specific regiment for a

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US Distinguished Service Medal to a British Officer

On the “Medal Collectors’ Cooperative” blog on this site, Jeff Floyd recently gave us the story of Major General Sir Henry Thornton, an American who served with the British Army during World War I and received the Distinguished Service Medal from the United States Army. Jeff indicates

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