Archives for May 2016

PHILIP ANZAC DAVIDSON, DCM – Missing WW2 Pacific gallantry medal group offered to kin.

73365 - PHILIP ANZAC DAVIDSON, D.C.M.     Another post by a relative on the MRNZ 'Missing In Action' - Seeking Lost Medals web page has reaped positive results for a family searching for their grandfather's WW2 gallantry medal group named to:73365 CPL. Philip Anzac DAVIDSON, DCM Awards:   Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1939/45 Star, Pacific Star, … [Read more...]

HORACE GEORGE ST. VINCENT BEECHEY, E.D. – Anonymous text message offers return of lost medals.

516481 - HORACE GEORGE ST. VINCENT BEECHEY, E.D.     A post placed on the MRNZ 'Missing In Action' - Seeking Lost Medals web page has resulted in our being able to put a family searching for these WW2 medals in touch with the owner of the medal group.  The medal are named to:516481 MAJ. (T) Horace George St. Vincent BEECHEY, ED Awards:  … [Read more...]

CHARLES PHILLIP MOORE ~ Deceased collector’s WW1 medals reunited with veteran’s great niece.

48664 - CHARLES PHILLIP MOORE     MRNZ received a pair of WW1 service medals from a deceased collector's estate in 2015, named to 48664 PTE. C. P. MOORE NZEF.  The medals had been queued in my ‘medals awaiting research’ and as is my practice, posted on the ‘Lost Trails’ page of the Medals Reunited New Zealand website.  In the event that a veteran’s … [Read more...]

Newsflash #5 … we are now on FACEBOOK

If you find this website useful you can now access Medals Reunited New Zealand© on Facebook ...  .. click on the icon     … [Read more...]

GERALD EDGAR GUILDFORD~GUILFORD – Gallipoli Veteran’s medal found among RSA jumble sale goods.

12/1968 - GERALD EDGAR GUILDFORD ~ GUILFORD     An email from Frank L. of Kerikeri advised us that a box of “junk” that had been donated to the Kerikeri RSA a couple of years ago for a jumble sale, was found to contain a WW1 British War Medal (minus ribbon) named to a former Kerikeri resident - 12/1968 PTE. G.E. GUILDFORD NZEF.   The RSA management had … [Read more...]

THOMAS MURDY BALL – WW1 Tunnelling Company officer’s medal reunited.

46223 - THOMAS MURDY BALL     The second of four NZ Engineer Tunnelling Company medals sent to MRNZ by Michael M. of Invercargill has been reunited with the recipient's grand nephew (see also Post 01 Jan 16 - 21418 George Ogden). The medal was named to 46223 SJT T.J. BALL NZEF has been reunited with descendant family thanks to the assistance of a UK based … [Read more...]