Missing British War Medal of Wilfred Lavis NORTHAM sold on eBay U.K. – sought by family

British-FlagA descendant of Wilfred Lavis NORTHAM discovered a listing for the sale of a missing British War Medal awarded to her great uncle – who sadly was killed in action during the Great War.  Unfortunately, the listing was located well after the auction had ended and was purchased by persons unknown.

British War Medal similar to that awarded to

British War Medal similar to that awarded to Wilfred Lavis NORTHAM who sadly was killed in action on the Western Front. His descendants would dearly love to purchase this medal from the new owner.

Listed on website https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/rifle-brigade-killed-action-casualty-307229615. This listing indicates the British War Medal awarded to Wilfred Lavis NORTHAM was sold via the eBay U.K. auction site (date unknown).

Wilfred Lavis NORTHAM is the great uncle to Karen Park  who has not been able to ascertain the identity of either the eBay seller or the purchaser.   Karen indicated her family had no idea how the medal left their circle or who purchased the missing medal.  However she indicated they would love to see it returned to their family. If the person who purchased the missing British War Medal of Wilfred would kindly consider selling the medal back to his descendants, they would very much appreciate this kind gesture.

Please contact the descendants of Wilfred Lavis NORTHAM via the Medals Gone Missing website via email customerservice@medalsgonemissing.com if you can assist this family in recovering part of their lost heritage.

This is the actual missing British War Medal of Wilfred Lavis NORTHAM as it appeared in the original eBay U.K. website. It is hoped the new owner may kindly consider selling the medal back to descendants of this soldier who sadly laid down his life for his country.

This is the actual missing British War Medal of Wilfred Lavis NORTHAM as it appeared in the original eBay U.K. website. It is hoped the new owner may kindly consider selling the medal back to descendants of this soldier who sadly laid down his life for his country.

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Gary Traynor is Administrator of the Militaria based website MEDALSGONEMISSING. The aim of this "NOT FOR PROFIT" website is to reunite families, with lost War Medals and other items of militaria which may have been awarded or issued to their ancestors. What Gary refers to as their "lost heritage". He has been actively involved in the preservation of Militaria and the researching of Military History for well over 29 years. During his travels, he has conducted numerous study trips to Gallipoli, The Western Front, Kokoda and many other major battle sites around the world. He was a member of the Australian Army Reserve (UNSWR & 4/3 RNSWR) and served for 23 years with the New South Wales Police Force. He was also priveleged to have served as a Volunteer Guide at the Australian War Memorial for a number of years. Gary now conducts tours of the Gallipoli Battlefields and the Kokoda Track in New Guinea. He leads the field in his knowledge of the beach head battlefields encompassing Buna, Gona & Sanananda. Medalsgonemissing is a website that will assist you in locating your family's lost war medals and other awards. If you have an ancestor who served in any of the British Commonwealth Armed Services at any time - and whose medals are lost/stolen or simply missing....then so long as the medals are out there - this site will help you to locate them. However the site also contains articles of interest in relation to Military History, War Memorials & Uniforms / kit. Please explore our website as there is sure to be something of interest to you.
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