Category Archives: Military Medals

Missing First World War Memorial Plaque – Trafford Cyril PETTIGREW – 7th Battalion AIF Gallipoli – Can you help?

Tweet I am searching for the missing First World War Memorial Plaque (colloquially but incorrectly known as a ‘Death Plaque’) which was commissioned in memory of Trafford Cyril PETTIGREW. Trafford Cyril PETTIGREW is my great-uncle and his service number was … Continue reading

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Missing General Service Medal 1793-1814 with Maida Clasp to Donald GRANT sought by family – Can you help?

Tweet The descendants of Donald GRANT are searching for his missing General Service Medal 1793-1814 awarded for his participation in the Battle of Maida. Donald GRANT was born in Nigg, Scotland. He fought at the Battle of Maida and received … Continue reading

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Are you related to Private John HENDERSON who served in the British Machine Gun Corps during World War 1?

Tweet Are you related to a British soldier named John HENDERSON who served in the British Army during the Great War?  The man whose descendants we are looking for served in the Machine Gun Corps and Medals Gone Missing Chief … Continue reading

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Mons Star trio are missing to BEF ‘Old Contemptibles’ James CARR – Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers – Can you help?

Tweet The family of James CARR, son of  William Carr and husband of Annie Carr, of John Street, Downpatrick, (County Down) are searching for his missing First World War Medals. This medal set consists of the 1914 Star (colloquially referred … Continue reading

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Waterloo Medal of James SPARKES is sought by family – Can you help?

Tweet Over the years, on many occasions we at Medals Gone Missing have heard ‘medal and militaria’ dealers remark “Well, the family did not want the medal and that is why they sold it to me”.  However that is often … Continue reading

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