Archives for June 2017

Pte. ROBERT ADAMS, NZEF – Stolen Medals

!!  STOLEN  MEDALS  !! Can you help please ..? From:  Huntly When:   28 September 2013 Reported to NZ Police:  Yes Service:  NZEF Named to:  12/1358 or 12/1358A   PTE.  R. ADAMS   NZEF Medals:  1914/14 Star, British War Medal 1914-18, Victory Medal  Other Items:   ANZAC Medallion (boxed), … [Read more...]

STOLEN – Can you help Hannah ?

!!  STOLEN  !! Can you help Mike's daughter Hannah to find these please ..? From:  Auckland When:   17 June 2017 Service:  RNZAF Name:  F87520 Warrant Officer (W/O) Michael COCKER (deceased) Stolen Items:   >> Medal Ribbon Bars (see picture below): Ribbons are fm top left - NZOSM, GSM (Non-Warlike); fm middle left … [Read more...]


T-16246 - DVR. THOMAS WILLIAM EVANS (Callaghan).    This framed collection of medals was lent to a family member to take to his school in Tauranga some years ago - it subsequently 'disappeared' and was never seen again.   If you have seen this item please contact me at Medals Reunited NZ ... [email protected], or 027-940-4495  … [Read more...]


UPDATE - His sacrifice will not be forgotten ...         Battle of Messines ... 100 years on, 1917 - 2017    After 18 months of tunneling and preparation, 22 mines each comprising roughly 22,000 kg of explosives had been secreted under the German position (Hill 60) that dominated the Messines Ridge.  At 3.10am on the morning of 7 June 1917 … [Read more...]

JAMES BAIN PYE TORBET – Grandad’s NZEF kitbag found at Tairua is returned to grandson.

81854 - JAMES BAIN PYE TORBET     Tairua RSA President Peter Weeks phoned me after having spoken with Whitianga's  Mercury Bay RSA Support Advisor, Roger Beasley, who had told Peter of the work MRNZ does after he had sent a set of medals to me which had been found in a Whitianga charity shop (that story will be posted shortly). Peter advised me that Neil S. of … [Read more...]