CLINT HUIA SORENSEN ~ Navy medals for service in East Timor & Arabian Gulf abandoned in Timaru letterbox.
October 14th, 2021
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UPDATE – medal returned to family at Brown’s Bay RSA presentation On March 21st, I posted the story of a former RNZN Chief Petty Seaman Torpedo Anti-Submarine Instructor Charlie Lamb of Auckland, who had found a named WW1 medal in an Auckland ‘op’ shop. Being somewhat dismayed to see it finish up in such undignified […]
Y83167 ~ JOHN DAVID STEWART, RNZAF An email from Australian colleague, Glyn of Lost Medals Australia, has resulted in the return of a medal to a former serviceman within 24hrs of its loss being investigated. I received a request for assistance in tracing a former RNZAF airman whose NZ Defence Force Service Medal, minus […]
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