Category Archives: Military Memorabilia

South African First World War Medal turns up in Australia – Missing Victory Medal of Corporal John Frederick JEFFERYS – Miscellaneous Trades Company to be returned for Centenary of 1914-1918 War

Tweet Cathy Worthington of Australia has located a South African version of the First World War Victory Medal in her family heirlooms.  The problem is, the war service medal does not relate to her ancestry.  And this kind hearted person … Continue reading

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Are you related to Private J. PARR – South Lancashire Regiment? Missing British War Medal found at garbage disposal.

Tweet Are you a relative or descendant of Private J. PARR who served in the South Lancashire Regiment during the Great War? A missing First World War medal (British War Medal) awarded to Private J. PARR, service number 265565 who … Continue reading

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U.S. B-24 Liberator crash site “Pride Of The Cornhuskers” located – Tragic reminders of the tragic incident which shattered Kokoda veterans of the 2/33rd Infantry Battalion AIF at 7 Mile Strip (Jackson’s Airport) in New Guinea

Tweet On the 7th September, 1943 a tragic aircraft accident occurred.  A fully laden B-24 Liberator bomber operated by the USAAF (United States Army Air Force) 43rd Bombardment Group crashed during take off.  Operating from “Jackson’s” or 7 Mile Strip … Continue reading

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Ship’s bell from HMAS Kuttabul found – But is it authentic?

Tweet A ship’s bell which bears the inscription “HMAS Kuttabul” has been located for sale in 2011 at an auction house in the Illawarra.  Is it an authentic piece of militaria which has a direct association with the depot ship … Continue reading

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Who is Willi HUBER? World War One Photographs of German Soldier Found in Australia – Can You Help Find His Family?

Tweet Who Is Willi Huber? Medals Gone Missing is searching For The Family Of A German Soldier From The Great War. IMAGE RIGHT: One of the photographs of German soldier, Willi HUBER which was rescued from the photo album.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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