Missing war medals of Samuel Robert DICK – Imperial Yeomanry & Royal Marine Light Infantry – Can you help?

British-FlagThe descendants of Samuel Robert DICK are searching for his missing war service medals.

Samuel Robert DICK was awarded the China Medal with clasp for Taku Fort and the Defence of  Legations – serving with the Royal Marine Light Infantry during the Boxer Rebellion in China 1901.

A China Medal, similar to that awarded to Samuel Robert DICK. Samuel was awarded the China Medal with clasp for Taku Fort and the Defence of Legations –Royal Marine Light Infantry –earned during the Boxer Rebellion in China 1901. This medal is missing and being sought by his descendants. Can you help?

A China Medal, similar to that awarded to Samuel Robert DICK. Samuel was awarded the China Medal with clasp for Taku Fort and the Defence of Legations –Royal Marine Light Infantry –earned during the Boxer Rebellion in China 1901. This medal is missing and being sought by his descendants. Can you help?

Samuel Robert DICK also served in the Boer War and was awarded the Queens South Africa medal with clasps for Cape Colony and Orange Free State whilst serving with the Imperial Yeomanry.

Incredibly he also served in the First World War, being awarded the 1914 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal whilst serving with the Royal Marine Light Infantry.  It is believed he also served in some capacity during World War Two.

The Queen's South Africa Medal (QSA), 1914 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal, similar to that awarded to Samuel Robert DICK who served in the Imperial Yeomanry and Royal Marine Light Infantry. It is believed he was also awarded a medal for home service during World War Two (possibly Defence Medal)

The Queen’s South Africa Medal (QSA), 1914 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal, similar to that awarded to Samuel Robert DICK who served in the Imperial Yeomanry and Royal Marine Light Infantry. It is believed he was also awarded a medal for home service during World War Two (possibly Defence Medal)

If you have these medals in your collection or know of their whereabouts and wish to kindly assist his descendants, it would be very much appreciated.  Please contact the Medals Gone Missing Administrator via this website.

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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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