Missing war medals of Roy Gordon CLARKE – Royal Australian Air Force – Can you help?

Australian-FlagThe war service medals awarded to Roy Gordon CLARKE have been missing for since around 1993, and his descendants would dearly like to be reunited with their grandfather’s special mementos.  Can you help?

The Defence Medal, 1939-1945 War Medal and the 1939-1945 Australia Service Medal, similar to that awarded to Corporal Roy Gordon CLARKE for World War Two service in the Royal Australian Air Force.  Can you help this family recover Roy's missing war medals?

The Defence Medal, 1939-1945 War Medal and the 1939-1945 Australia Service Medal, similar to that awarded to Corporal Roy Gordon CLARKE for World War Two service in the Royal Australian Air Force. Can you help this family recover Roy’s missing war medals?

Roy Gordon CLARKE started the Second World War in the Australian army but transferred to the Royal Australian Air Force.  According to the World War Two Nominal Roll, Roy was allocated the Service Number 41941.  His date of birth was 3 Sep 1918 and he was born in Windsor, Victoria.  Date of Enlistment 28 Jul 1941 in Melbourne and his Next of Kin was Valerie CLARKE.  Date of Discharge 4 Apr 1946 with the rank of Corporal.
Posting at Discharge 2 OPERATIONAL TRAINING UNIT.

Any assistance in helping Roy’s descendants to recover these missing war service medals would be greatly appreciated.

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Gary Traynor is the volunteer 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. Anything from medals to items of uniform. What Gary refers to as their "lost heritage". He has been actively involved in the Militaria world and researching of Military History for well over 30 years. As a result, Gary also conducts valuations and offers advice on all items of militaria. He has acted as advisor to a number of television and Foxtel productions; including Sir Tony Robinson's "Tour of Duty" series which featured on the History Channel. Gary is a field historian and conducts tours 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 is perhaps the only person who has been employed at the Australian War Memorial in all three capacities .... as a volunteer, part time and full time employee .... starting as a qualified tour guide, working in the public galleries as an Information Assistant and finally Assistant Curator in Military Heraldry & Technology. 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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