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E.GOWLAND

E.GOWLAND

British War Medal

Service No: 3843

Unit No: The King’s (Liverpool) Regiment

Corps/Service: Infantry

Country: United Kingdom
Medals Gone Missing is seeking to make contact with a relative of Edwin John GOWLAND who served in the British Army during the Great War as Edwin GOWLAND. British Medal Roll index card does not state in which theatre of war he served. His British War Medal and Victory Medal were issued 18 June 1920, Nottingham and the Silver War Badge was issued “sick Para 392 xvia”. Edwin was born 11 September 1891, Lancashire and was the son of Edward & Catherine (nee Donoghue) GOWLAND. Edwin originally immigrated to Australia, aboard Devon, disembarked Sydney 23-04-1911 – unable to locate his return to England where he enlisted nor his return after war ended. He married Grace Alice Mati CORRIE, 1925 in Victoria and he died 04-11-1969, Footscray, Victoria and buried Altona Memorial Park. Please contact the Medals Gone Missing Administrator via this website or telephone 044 969 2401
P.DOYLE

P.DOYLE

Other Militaria

Service No: 1806

Corps/Service: Medical Corps

Country: United Kingdom
Boer War St. Johns Ambulance Brigade medal for South Africa 1899-1902. This is a bronze Edward VII medal awarded to the approximately 1870 Orderly's and St. Johns servicemen who volunteered for the Boer War. This medal is engraved Patrick DOYLE and was last known to be in our family in the early 1990's in Auckland New Zealand along with my grand father's Queens South Africa Medal. Any information about its current whereabouts would be greatly appreciated and we would dearly love to have them back in our family.
J.H.WINTER

J.H.WINTER

Africa Star

Service No: VX5188

Unit No: 2/6

Corps/Service: Infantry

Country: Australia
The family of John Henry WINTER is seeking the missing war medals of their father. His Africa Star is missing, however they are also seeking any other medals or items which may relate to his time during the AIF. His service details are as follows:- WINTER, JOHN HENRY Service Australian Army Service Number VX5188 Date of Birth 19 Dec 1910 Place of Birth GEELONG, VIC Date of Enlistment 24 Nov 1939 Locality on Enlistment GEELONG, VIC Place of Enlistment GEELONG, VIC Next of Kin WINTER, ELLEN Date of Death 3 Jan 1941 Rank Lance Corporal Posting on Death 2/6 AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display Prisoner of War No Roll of Honour GEELONG WEST VIC. Sadly John Henry WINTER was killed in action and his records via the CWGC website are as follows:- Rank: Lance Corporal Service No: VX5188 Date of Death: 03/01/1941 Age: 30 Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry A.I.F. 2/6 Bn. Grave Reference: 18. B. 10. Cemetery: HALFAYA SOLLUM WAR CEMETERY Additional Information: Son of William and Jessie Winter, of Geelong West, Victoria, Australia; husband of Ellen Gladys Winter, of Geelong West, Victoria.
H.G.YATES

H.G.YATES

Australian Pair

Service No: 142672

Unit No: Laverton Transit Departure & Reception Centre

Corps/Service: Air Force/Flying Corps

Country: Australia
I have two medals belonging to H.G. Yates 142672 that were in my Father's personal effects when he died a couple of years ago. He once told me that they were left in his Tailors Shop (He was an RAAF Tailor) and had never been picked up. I would like them to go to their proper home and if anyone can help. Full name Horace Giddian YATES, Service Royal Australian Air Force Service Number 142672 Date of Birth 12 Jul 1910 Place of Birth PERTH, WA Date of Enlistment 15 Jun 1943 Locality on Enlistment M FOOTSCRAY Place of Enlistment MELBOURNE, VIC Next of Kin YATES, JANET Date of Discharge 19 Jun 1947 Rank Leading Aircraftman Posting at Discharge Laverton Transit Departure & Reception Centre
N.C.CROGHAN

N.C.CROGHAN

World War 1 Pair

Service No: 1595

Unit No: Norfolk Regiment

Corps/Service: Infantry

Country: United Kingdom
I am searching for the missing First World War medals of my father, Norman Culling CROGHAN 1891-1986. He enlisted at Norwich on 15/10/1914 in 4th. Battalion the Norfolk Regiment, army no. 1595. Served in the Norfolk's 10th (Reserve) Battalion as a sergeant musketry instructor until embarking as CSM with a draft of 105 men for India in May 1916. After landing immediately re-deployed to Mesoptamia where disembarked at Basra on 30/06/1916 to reinforce the 2nd. Norfolks serving with the 14th. Indian Division, part of General Maudes's 'Tigris Force' charged with re-taking Kut-al-Amara from the Turks and proceeding to Baghdad. Main action was the assault crossing of the River Tigris at the Shumran Bend on 22/23 February 1917. My father lost 11 of the 18 men in his section (I have his manuscript field roll call) but otherwise had a successful day capturing 400 Turks. Medals awarded: the standard issue British War Medal 1914-18 and Allied Victory Medal (nothing for 'Mespot'). Highest rank: staff sergeant, acting CSM. Re-enlisted in 1918 in India (until 1921) with new army number 72724.
E.ROWLES

E.ROWLES

Other Militaria

Service No: NX43881

Unit No: 2/33

Corps/Service: Infantry

Country: Australia
Army HQ in Australia were in possession of an identity disc pertaining to Private Eric ROWLES and were looking for Eric Rowles or a family member of his, so as to return the disc.
C.R.LAIRD

C.R.LAIRD

1914-1915 Star Medal Trio

Service No: 5367

Unit No: 20 Bn

Corps/Service: Infantry

Country: Australia
1914 /1915 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal for my Great uncle Charles Roy LAIRD are missing. Also missing memorial scroll and King's message. Were signed for by his father in Benalla in 1918, not seen since. The First World War Embarkation Roll details are as follows:- Service Number: 5367 Rank: Private Roll title: 20 Infantry Battalion - 14 to 17 Reinforcements (August-October 1916) Conflict / Operation: First World War, 1914-1918 Date of embarkation: 22 August 1916 Place of embarkation: Sydney Ship embarked on: HMAT Wiltshire A18
A.F.KUFNER

A.F.KUFNER

1939-1945 Australia Service Medal

Service No: NX165546

Unit No: 2 AUST ARMY TPS

Corps/Service: Headquarters / Command

Country: Australia
Medals Gone Missing is seeking a direct descendant of Alexander Filip KUFNER who originated from MRAMORAK, YUGOSLAVIA (due to boundary changes it is now in Serbia). He travelled to Australia in 1934 and found himself in the Shoal Bay (Nelsons Bay area), New South Wales. He was a co-founder of the Shoal Bay Country Club. This club was taken over by the military when the war in the Pacific began. He enlisted into the AIF and served during the war years. At the cessation of the hostilities, the Country Club was returned to Alex Kufners who upon his discharge from the AIF and together with R Browne, refurbished the club with compensation monies received from the military. They reopened the Country Club as a guest house. Any person who may know of a descendant of Alexander KUFNER is asked to contact us.
D.J.WILLIAMSON

D.J.WILLIAMSON

Death Plaque a.k.a Memorial Plaque

Service No: 3252

Unit No: 25th Battalion

Corps/Service: Infantry

Country: Australia
My family is searching for the missing First World War Memorial Plaque and Scroll attributable to David John WILLIAMSON. Also missing are his medals; the missing medals consisting of the British War Medal and Victory Medal engraved with name of the recipient. Any other relevant documents, letters, scrolls, postage packaging related to the David John WILLIAMSON are also sought. The First World War Embarkation Roll is as follows:- Service Number: 3252 Rank: Private Roll title: 25 Infantry Battalion - 1 to 8 Reinforcements (June 1915 - January 1916) Conflict / Operation: First World War, 1914-1918 Date of embarkation: 30 December 1915 Place of embarkation: Brisbane Ship embarked on: HMAT Itonus A50. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission records are as follows:- Rank: Private Service No: 3252 Date of Death: 10/06/1916 Age: 18 Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F. 25th Bn. Grave Reference: II. B. 170. Cemetery: BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD Additional Information: Son of Harry and Annie Florence Williamson, of Barrack Rd., Cannon Hill, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Mackay, Queensland. Death Penny and scroll and packaging as well as two medals were stored together. There was also a letter from the nurse who tended David before he died. All have been lost during multiple moves.
D.J.WILLIAMSON

D.J.WILLIAMSON

World War 1 Pair

Service No: 3252

Unit No: 25th Battalion

Corps/Service: Infantry

Country: Australia
My family is searching for the missing First World War medals of David John WILLIAMSON. The medals consist of the British War Medal and Victory Medal engraved with name of the recipient. Any other relevant documents, letters, scrolls, postage packaging related to the David John WILLIAMSON are also sought. His First World War Memorial Plaque and scroll may also be with the medals as they were all stored together. The First World War Embarkation Roll is as follows:- Service Number: 3252 Rank: Private Roll title: 25 Infantry Battalion - 1 to 8 Reinforcements (June 1915 - January 1916) Conflict / Operation: First World War, 1914-1918 Date of embarkation: 30 December 1915 Place of embarkation: Brisbane Ship embarked on: HMAT Itonus A50. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission records are as follows:- Rank: Private Service No: 3252 Date of Death: 10/06/1916 Age: 18 Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F. 25th Bn. Grave Reference: II. B. 170. Cemetery: BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD Additional Information: Son of Harry and Annie Florence Williamson, of Barrack Rd., Cannon Hill, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Mackay, Queensland.
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