Medals ~ MISSING

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LOST – MISSING – STOLEN

Families and descendants are looking for their ancestor’s missing medals

When we commemorate the service and sacrifices of the men, women and animals who served during the First World War (so called “Great War” or “War to End all Wars” – it was neither ‘great’ nor did it ‘end all wars’ ! – we do so by remembering and honouring the memory of those who served, and in particular those whose lives were cut short by paying the ultimate price.  We, the descendants of those veteran men and women, some long forgotten, and those of more recent times, have an obligation to never forget their contribution when they were called to fight for the security of this country and for the freedoms we continue to enjoy.

Regrettably many of the medals and mementos given to them for their service, or to the grief stricken families of the dead, have been lost, sold, stolen, abandoned and even given away over the years after they were issued.  A good number survive in private collections and museums both in New Zealand and world-wide.  Some are traded or auctioned on the internet whilst others can still be found randomly in all manner of places.   

Interest in finding family medals, particularly of WW1 and WW2 veterans, has never been greater.  To be able to wear the medals of a veteran family member can be a source of great personal and family pride.  While attendance at an occasion of Remembrance is all about honouring and remembering those no longer alive who served (and/or died as a result of that service), by wearing a veteran’s medals at these times is a visible and very tangible way of connecting with the memory of your veteran.  When our older children attend such occasions wearing a veterans medals, they are visibly educating their juniors by demonstrating the traditions and protocol expected when wearing medals.  Finding missing family medals should be a priority for every family – the longer they remain missing, the harder they are to recover.   Remember, wearing a family veteran’s medals with respect and dignity is the only way in which you can demonstrate to others your loss and the esteem in which you hold the memory off your family’s veteran in, and for the sacrifices they made on our behalf. 

Do you know who in your family performed military service?  ~   Do you know where their medals are?

Requests to find family medals 

MRNZ is contacted regularly by families throughout New Zealand and overseas with requests to find family medals that have been Lost, Missing or Stolen.  Whilst we work hard at finding a family or descendant whom we can reunite with medals that have been found/donated, the research time involved for these cases alone does not allow any time to undertake individual searches for family medals.  We can however provide you with advice on ‘how and where’ to undertake your own search.  

Collectors, Owners and Traders of L-M-S medals

The medals listed below are wanted by families and descendants who have proven their identity and ancestral connection to the person named on the medal, to our satisfaction.  If you as a medal collector, owner or trader have any of the medals listed below, and are willing to return or offer the medals for BUY-BACK then I would be very pleased to hear from you.  Please contact me to arrange the details of any such offer for the family concerned.  Your anonymity in any such transaction is assured. 

Listing your L-M-S medals

You are welcome to list your L-M-S medals on this page for FREE.  We will contact you in the event the medals become available/are offered for Buy-Back from the owner. 

When making a request to list medals, please indicate if you are willing to consider a BUY-BACK of the medals if offered by the current owner, and/or if you are prepared to offer a REWARD (no amount need be specified) for the opportunity of getting the medals back. 

When you make contact with MRNZ to list a medal, please provide as much of the following information as you can which will help us to help you:

  • Full Name of medal Recipient; which War/Conflict (e.g. Boer, WW1, WW2, Other); which Military Service (e.g. NZ – Army; UK – Royal Navy etc)
  • If WW2 service medals, were they Named (privately engraved/impressed) – Yes/No/Unknown; When was the last time medals were seen – year/month/date (if known); Where were they last seen ?
  • If posted, was the item Tracked or Signature Required ?
  • Are you prepared to BUY-BACK the medals if offered – Yes/No ?
  • Are you prepared to offer a REWARD additional to the buy-back price, for the medals – Yes/No ?  
  • Your contact details are:  Name,  Address,  E-mail,  Mobile phone  or  Telephone Number

Replacing Missing Medals

If you would like a replacement medal, or set of medals (2 or more medals), to wear as an interim measure pending the return of your missing ones, MRNZ’s Brian Ramsay can arrange Replica replacements (full size or miniature) and any associated emblems or clasps you may require.  These are a relatively inexpensive option that Brian can also suitably mount for wearing.    

Medal Mounting Service

MRNZ’s Brian Ramsay is a hobby medal mounting expert for the Nelson RSA and will also mount medals for the general public on request, a service he provides at cost** only.  If you have medals that need to be mounted (Swing or Court style), re-mounted due to having ribbons replaced or additional medals inserted, require medals for either a duplicate, replacement or gift set for family members, need a medal repaired or a brooch bar replaced, Brian is capable of accommodating any of your requests.  While he does not frame medals for wall displays, we have access to a local craftsman who is skilled in our specific requirements.  If you would like to know more, you can phone Brian directly, send an email or use the Contact Form to outline your needs.

Cost**  You pay only for the cost of any medals or ribbons that are required, materials used for mounting/cleaning/lacquering, and postage. Costs may be further reduced if Brian can re-use your existing brooch bar and medal ribbons. Brian does not charge for his time or labour.     

Please note:  The NZDF only replaced First World War medals during the lifetime of the former service person.  The NZDF will replace medals of a service person only while they are still serving.  It does not sell Replacement or Replica (copy) medals.  Replacement medals for the NZDF are provided by an overseas civil contractor.  Good quality close facsimile (Replica) full-size and miniature medals can be purchased from specialist retail outlets in New Zealand.  Contact details may be found on the internet – type in ‘replica nz war medals or check the Yellow Pages.   Always feel free to ask us for our advice if you are unsure.

Contacting MRNZ

Contact us on: 027-94-4495 or 03-546-7728; contact on Messenger or Whats-App, or FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/medalmanz; email us at [email protected] or send us the details on our > >  CONTACT  FORM

Number

Rank

  Forenames  

   Last Name

L-M-S  & Reunited Medals

Legend

NZ LAND WARS – 1845-47,  1848,  1860-66 … New Zealand Medal   

 CONSTAlexander (Hall)JOHNSON A.C.

Armed Constabulary (AC); New Zealand Medal (undated)

REWARD 
 PTE-LTWilliam HamptonTHORP(E?) *

Wairoa Rifle Volunteers (South Auckland); New Zealand Medal (undated)

REWARD 
 PTEEdward JosephTHORP *

Wairoa Rifle Volunteers (South Auckland); New Zealand Medal (undated)

REWARD 
 PTEAlfred JoshuaTHORP *

Wairoa Rifle Volunteers (South Auckland); New Zealand Medal (undated)

REWARD 
 CAPTNThomas Capel TILLY  R.N.

Royal Navy (RN) 1856-57; two x medals: Crimea Medal (Clasps unk) + ?

REWARD 
 ARTIF (Artificer)Thomas ROPER

3rd Waikato Militia Regt., Imperial Commissariat of Transport Corps (ICTC);New Zealand Medal (undated)

REWARD 
 PTESamuelGILLILAND

Waikato Regt. ICTC; New Zealand Medal 1861-66

B / W 
 MRJohn HANCOCK

Bullock Driver, ICTC; New Zealand Medal 1861-66

B / W
 MRHeneyMOORE

Bullock Driver, ICTC; New Zealand Medal 1861-66

B / W
 PTEThomasSHARMAN

Auckland Militia Regt., ICTC; New Zealand Medal 1861-66

B / W
 PTEMatthewSTEVENSON

2nd Waikato Regt., ICTC; New Zealand Medal 1861-66

B / W
 PTEFrancis AngusWHITE

Auckland Rifle Volunteers; New Zealand Medal (undated)

B / W
 PTECharles FreerCRAWFORD

Taranaki Military Settlers; New Zealand Medal (undated)

BUY-BACK offered 
 PTEGeorgeLOVEHawkes Bay Militia;New Zealand Medal, 1866

REWARD & BUY-BACK offered

STOLEN from Wellington residence 

      

VICTORIAN CONFLICTS from 1800 > … Crimea, India, China, Egypt, At Sea

821

1265

3425

LT (CAPT)Robert MeadeBUTLER  R. A.

Royal Artillery (RA), England & India; Indian Mutiny Medal (1 x Clasp – Lucknow or Relief of Lucknow); India General Service Medal (1 x Clasp – unk) + one other medal? – b/w photograph in uniform, medals ribbons indistinct

T / REWARD 

      

SOUTH AFRICAN WAR [2nd Anglo-Boer War] or BOER WAR (1899-1902)

Queen’s South Africa medal [QSA] with 26* clasps;  King’s South Africa medal [KSA] with 2 clasps.   *only 12 clasps were available to NZ Mounted Rifles Contingents

SA-7763TPR-PTEDonald James AlexanderFERGUSON

NZMR; 9th NZ Contingent –Queen’s South Africa (QSA) medal – Clasps: TRANSVAAL, SA 1902

REWARD 
SA-6179TPR-PTEWilliam WestwoodCRAIG *

NZMR; 8th NZ Contingent –Queen’s South Africa (QSA) medal – Clasps: TRANSVAAL, SA 1902

REWARD 
SA-1616TPR-PTEArchibaldCAMPBELL

NZMR; 5th NZ Contingent – Queen’s South Africa (QSA) medal – Clasps: TRANSVAAL, ORANGE FREE STATE, RHODESIA, CAPE COLONY, SA 1901

 
6356PTEAnthonyDEVLIN

East Lancashire Regiment (E.LANCS Regt) – King’s South Africa (KSA) medal – Clasps: SA 1901, SA 1902  QSA reunited with family in Cumberland, Eng. Feb 2016 

 

22579

SJTArthur WilliamPANKHURST

7th Squadron/1st (Leicestershire) Company, 4th Regiment Imperial Yeomanry – Queen’s South Africa (QSA) medal – Clasps: CAPE COLONY, ORANGE FREE STATE, TRANSVAAL, SA 1901, SA 1902. 

WW1 Service – see WW1 UK below

 
SA-9049TPR-PTEJohn FrederickCOUPER

NZMR; 8th & 10th NZ Contingent – Queen’s South Africa (QSA) medal – Clasps: TRANSVAAL & SA 1902

B / W 
SA-4427TPR-CPLJames CarrickMcLELLAN

NZMR; 7th NZ Contingent – Queen’s South Africa (QSA) medal – Clasps: TRANSVAAL, ORANGE FREE STATE,  SA 1901, SA 1902 

B / W

SA-3835  or S/3835

7257648

PTE

SGT

Edward WilliamBRACEY **

Army Ordnance Corps (AOC); BOER WAR:Queen’s South Africa (QSA) medal – Clasps: ORANGE FREE STATE, NATAL; King’s South Africa (KSA) medal – Clasps: SA 1901 & SA 1902; 

WW1: 1914 (Mons) Star w/clasp: “5th AUG-22nd NOV 1914”; British War Medal, Victory Medal, Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (Army – Geo. V type) – Royal Artillery (RA); 

WW2: 1939/45 Star, Defence Medal, 1939/45 War Medal

REWARD 
SA-2699SJT (LT)Gerald AdamPAUL

NZMR; 5th and 10th NZ Contingents – Queen’s South Africa (QSA) medal – Clasps: TRANSVAAL, RHODESIA, CAPE COLONY – WW1 Service – see WW1 NZ below

 
SA-97TPR-PTEGeorge HerbertMANN

NZMR; 1st NZ Contingent – Tribute Medalette/Fob, Gold – Circular approx 2 cm, gold, topped with crossed rifles and suspender ring – inscribed: Presented to G. H. Mann by the (citizens?) of (town – possibly Barberton or province in Transvaal) in (recognition / gratitude?) of his services”

B / RP Napier, c.1973
SA-7616SJTAlbert VictorCHAMMEN

NZMR; 9th NZ Contingent Queen’s South Africa (QSA) medal – Clasps: TRANSVAAL & SA 1902; + WW1 medals – WW1 Service – see WW1 NZ below

REWARD

SOLD on Trade-Me   

SA-5342TPR-PTEGeorgeEBERT

NZMR; 8th NZ Contingent –Queen’s South Africa (QSA) medal – Clasps: TRANSVAAL, CAPE COLONY & SA 1901 + WW1 medals WW1 Service – see WW1 NZ below

REWARD 
SA-4255TPR-PTE (Bugler)Daniel AlfredJACKSON

NZMR; 7th NZ Contingent – Queen’s South Africa (QSA) medal – Clasps: TRANSVAAL, ORANGE FREE STATE, SA 1901, SA 1902 + WW1 medals – WW1 Service – see WW1 NZ below

REWARD 
SA-4442TPR-PTEWalter

STEVENSON

NZMR; 7th NZ Contingent –  Queen’s South Africa (QSA) medal – Clasps: SA 1901, SA 1902

REWARD
xxxxxxxxxxSISTER (MATRON)Janet Wyse Mackie

WILLIAMSON, RRC

Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service Reserve (PCANSR) – Royal Red Cross 1st Class, Queen’s South Africa Medal Nurse’s Chapel ChCh has the bespoke Gold Medal of Appreciation gifted by the Otago Southland Committee, and the NZ Registered Nurse’s Badge.

REWARD & BUY-BACK offered

SA-160

SA-5873

8/1173

TPR / PTE

QM-SJT

MAJ/LT.COL

GeorgeMITCHELL, DSO

NZMR, 1st NZ Contingent – Queen’s South Africa (QSA) Medal – Clasps: RELIEF OF KIMBERLY, PAARDEBERG, DRIEFONTEIN 

NZMR, 8th NZ Contingent – QSA Clasps: TRANSVAAL, SOUTH AFRICA 1902

WW1 & TERRITORIAL Service – see NZ WW1 below

 

SA-1800 (4th)

SA-4672 (7th & 8th)

59802

TPR

QM.SGT

LT

Adam Samuel CUNNINGHAM

NZMR, 4th & 7th NZ Contingents – Queen’s South Africa (QSA) medal –  Clasps: TRANSVAAL, ORANGE FREE STATE, RHODESIA, CAPE COLONY, SOUTH AFRICA 1902

NZMR, 8th NZ Contingent – King’s South Africa (KSA) medal – Clasps: SOUTH AFRICA 1901, SOUTH AFRICA 1902

WW1 Service – see NZ WW1 below 

 

BUY-BACK offered
SA-1282TPR-CPLJohn (enlisted as “Jack” for 8th Cont.)HILL (later ka TIMPSON)

NZMR, 4th (RR) & 8th Contingents – Queen’s South Africa (QSA) Medal – Clasps: TRANSVAAL, RHODESIA, CAPE COLONY, SOUTH AFRICA 1901, SOUTH AFRICA 1902 – QSA reunited Mar 2019

See also WW1 NZ below

 
442PTE/TPRJohn JosephLLOYD

3rd Victorian (Bushman’s) Contingent; aka Victorian (Citizen) Bushmen, and Australian Bushmen – Queen’s South Africa (QSA) medal –  2 x Clasps TBC: possibly TRANSVAAL, CAPE COLONY + WW1 medal Trio

WW1 Service – see WW1 NZ below

 
      

FIRST WORLD WAR (1914-18) … NEW ZEALAND

1914 Mons’ Star [clasp: 5th Aug. – 22nd Nov. 1914]; 1914/15 Star, British War Medal 1914/18, Victory Medal [MiD Oak Leaf emblem worn on this ribbon only], Mercantile Marine Medal,  Memorial Plaque [aka ‘Death Penny’]; ANZAC (Gallipoli) Commemorative Medallion (1967)

12/1893   PTEWilliam BlakeBOWEN 

Auckland Infantry  Bn, NZEF – 4th Reinfs: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion & ANZAC Lapel Badge

 

10/1457, 

10/1467

L/CPLMalcolm Campbell CRAIG * 

Wellington Infantry Bn, NZEF – 2nd Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal – 1914/15 Star reunited Dec 2015

REWARD 
12/1404CPLWilliam WestwoodCRAIG *

NZ Field Artillery, NZEF – 4th Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll 

See also Boer War above

REWARD 
2/2102PTEAlexander WestwoodCRAIG *

NZ Mtd Field Ambulance, NZ Field Artillery, NZEF: 1914/15 Star & Victory Medal British War Medal reunited May 2015

See also Boer War above

REWARD 
56567PTEWilliam CharlesCURRY *

2/Wellington Infantry Regt, NZEF – 29 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD 
52964L/CPLFrederick JohnCURRY *

3/NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – 27 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medals

REWARD 
7/813PTE (SGT.MAJ)William FrancisBARRY 

Canterbury Mtd Rifles, NZEF – 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion & ANZAC Lapel Badge

REWARD 
11/1772TPR-GNRJohn TrewhallaBENNETT – see also BROMLEY, WW2 NZ below

Wellington Mtd Rifles – 7th Reinfs; B Bty, NZ Field Artillery, NZEF: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion & ANZAC Lapel Badge

REWARD 
23/271SGTEdwin CarsonRUSSELL

1/NZ Rifle Bde; NZASC, NZEF – Main Body: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion & ANZAC Lapel Badge

 
9/732TPRThomas FrederickMcCARTHY

Otago Mtd Rifles, NZEF – 2nd Reinfs: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion & ANZAC Lapel Badge

 
47255PTEHenry  (John Charles) STRAUCH

1/Auckland Infantry Regt, NZEF – 25 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal

 
26/994

RFLM (Bugler)

Alfred Louis

GARBETT

4/NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF:  British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

 
10/919SJTWilliam

RYDER

Wellington Infantry Bn, NZEF – Main Body: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion 

 
23277PTEWilliam JosephWALLER

4/NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – 4th Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal

 
12/25PTEWilliam Leslie

KITTELTY *

Auckland Infantry Bn, NZEF – Main Body:  Memorial Plaque & Scroll – 1914/15 Star, BWM & VM  reunited Aug 2019

* See also sister KITTELTY WW1 below

BUY-BACK of Plaque & Scroll  offered 
38601PTEStanley AmosSMART

Wellington Infantry Regt, NZEF – 23 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal

 
8/914PTEWilliam TobinFORREST *

Otago Infantry Bn, NZEF – Main Body: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion

REWARD 
8/915PTE (2LT)James RoyFORREST *

Otago Infantry Bn, NZEF – Main Body:  British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD 
24/2246RFLMAlexander MACRAE

2/NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – 5th Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll 

 
57490PTEJackDAY

Canterbury Infantry Regt, NZEF – 29 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal 

 
29244PTEFrederick BenjaminGILL

Auckland Infantry Regt, NZEF – 8th Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll   

REWARD 
76399PTEWilliam Roy WesleyBARRIBALL

NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – 40 Reinfs:  British War Medal (full entitlement

REWARD 
14548PTE (L/CPL)MartinANDERSON

Wellington Infantry Bn (NZMGC), NZEF – 14 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll – medals may be co-located with two other brothers, Percy and Gottfried Anderson

 
3/1124CAPT (Doctor)Alexander Duncan ShanksWHYTE, MC 

NZ Medical Corps, HMZHS Maheno, NZEF – 22 Reinfs:   Military Cross (MC) + British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD 

B / RP – Hastings 1985 

10/829L/CPLJohn HubertMONTEITH 

Wellington Infantry Regt, NZEF – Main Body:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion & ANZAC Lapel Badge 

 

7/1614

TPRDonald James AlexanderFERGUSON

Canterbury Mtd Rifles, NZEF – 7 Reinfs:  1914/15 Star & Victory Medal – family in receipt BWM; Memorial Plaque reunited May 2015 

REWARD 
3/514PTE Leslie FosterWILSON

NZ Medical Corps, Field Ambulance, NZEF – 3rd Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion & ANZAC Lapel Badge 

 
42336RFLMWilliamHUNT 

Auckland Infantry Regt, NZEF – 23 Reinfs:  British War Medal  VM reunited Jun 2015

 
34352PTE Benjamin Osborne FINLAY 

Auckland Infantry Regt, NZEF – 20 Reinfs: Victory Medal – BWM reunited Jun 2015

 

20/7

7/7A

TPRArchibaldCAMPBELL

Samoan Relief Force (SRF) & Canterbury Mtd Rifles, NZEF – 10 Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion & ANZAC Lapel Badge 

 
50527GNRJames GeorgeTANDY

NZ Field Artillery, NZEF – 29 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal

T / RP – Wellington  1992

23817PTEReuben ArthurFARMER

2/Wellington Infantry Regt, NZEF – 13 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal 

 
79994PTEWilliam Henry MartynSEED

Canterbury Infantry Regt, NZEF – 40 Reinfs:  British War Medal (full entitlement) + Memorial Plaque & Scroll 

REWARD 
10/1897PTEEric GordonMcKAY

Wellington Infantry Regt, NZEF – Main Body:  Memorial Plaque & Scrollfamily in receipt of 1914-15 Star, BWM & VM

REWARD 
62881SPRDavid IvonPORTEOUS

NZ Engineers (Divisional Signals Coy), NZEF – 34 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal

 
36041TPR Elmo TelhamLYONS

Canterbury Mtd Rifles, NZEF – 24 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Meda

 
12/3569PTE-L/CPL (SJT)William George BROWN, DCM, MM

Auckland Infantry Bn, NZEF – 9th Reinfs:  Military Medal (MM) + 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal DCM located in 2015 – in possession of finder

 

3/133

3/133A

CPLJames (McMillen)McMILLEN – aka MacANDREW

NZ Medical Corps (NZMC) & NZ Provost Corps (NZPC), NZEF – Main Body:    1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion & ANZAC Lapel Badge – medals impressed to McMILLEN

REWARD 
7/74TPRHenry BernardJOYCE

Canterbury Mtd Rifles, NZEF – Main Body:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll 

 
29282PTE ThomasMOORFOOT

1/Canterbury Infantry Regiment, NZEF – 18 Reinfs:  Memorial Plaque & Scroll BWM & VM reunited Jun 2015

 
6/2074PTE (2LT)Walter ArcherBREACH, OBE,  ED **

WW1: Canterbury Infantry Regt, NZEF – 4th Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal +  ANZAC Commemorative Medallion + ANZAC Lapel Badge; 

WW2: NZ Home Service:  War Medal 1939/45 & NZ War Service medal + Territorial Service Medal, Long & Efficient Service Medal

Officer of M.E. Order of the British Empire (OBE) + Efficiency Decoration (ED) 

REWARD 
10/1749PTEEdwardBREACH **

Wellington Infantry Battalion, NZEF – 4th Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll 

REWARD 
12113PTE (SJT)Gordon EdwinANDERSON

3/NZRB, NZEF – 3rd Reinfs:  British War Medal VM reunited Feb 2016

 
23780PTEErnest ASHWORTH

2/Wellington Infantry Regt, NZEF – 13 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal – Memorial Plaque reunited Nov 2015

 
6/3351PTELudwig AugustHOFT *

Canterbury Infantry Bn, NZEF – 8th Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD 
37579SPRWilliam 

HOLT *- aka HOFT

NZ Engineers, NZ Tunnelling Coy, NZEF – 4th Tunnelling Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion & ANZAC Lapel Badge

REWARD 
7/720TPRSilas JohnGIBSON *

Canterbury Mtd Rifles, NZEF – 2nd Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal – Memorial Plaque reunited  Jan 2016

REWARD 
25/544RFLMCharles HenryGIBSON * 

3/NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF:  British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD 
24671PTE (CPL)

Michael Dominick Campbell, aka Michael Henry

McKAY – may be spelled McKEY

Wellington Infantry Regt, NZEF – 17 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll – medals may have been issued in either surname

 
46223SJT Thomas Murdy BALL 

NZ Engineers, NZ Tunnelling Coy, NZEF – 5th Reinfs:  Victory Medal BWM reunited Apr 2016 

 
47761PTE William Lochyer RAINS

2/Otago Infantry Bn, NZEF – 26 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll  

 
24/2019 RFLM-PTE Charles James LANKEY *

NZ Rifle Bde. and 2/Canterbury Infantry Regt, NZEF – 4th Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

REWARD 
11/2339TPRWilliam NelsonLANKEY *

Wellington Mtd Rifles, NZEF – 10 Reinfs:  British War Medal family in receipt of VM

REWARD 
64531TPRRobert EdwardLANKEY *

Auckland Mtd Rifles, NZEF – 34 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD 
3/841 PTE (CPL)JohnCOONEY 

2/3 NZ Rifle Bde & 3 NZ Field Ambulance, NZ Medical Corps – 7 Reinfs;    1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion & ANZAC Lapel Badge

REWARD 
20682PTE Hamiora / HamiKEEPA 

NZ Pioneer (Maori) Bn, 7th Maori Contingent, NZEF – 16 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal 

 
24269 PTE ArchibaldWOTHERSPOON

Canterbury Infantry Bn, NZEF – 16 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal 

 
10/1053SJT (2LT)FrankPERCY *

Wellington Infantry Regt,  NZEF – Main Body:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion 

REWARD 
10/1615PTE-RFLMGeorge VictorPERCY *

Wellington Infantry Bn, NZEF – 3rd Reinfs; 2/NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – 11 Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion & ANZAC Lapel Badge

REWARD 
49168PTEAndrewPERCY *

Wellington Infantry Regt, NZEF – 26 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll 

REWARD 
53353RFLMAlexander (John)GREER

1/3 NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – 27 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal 

 
xxxxxxxxxxMRSAliceLANGSTONE, CStJ

Commander of the Order of St John (CStJ)

B / W
xxxxxxxxxxMRSidney EdwardLANGSTONE, KStJ

Knight of the Order of St John (KStJ is a neck badge); Commander of the Order of St John (CStJ)

B / W
202638MAA (Master At Arms)James Robert PRECEY  R.N. (NZ Div)

Royal Navy (NZ Division):  British War Medal & Victory Medal + Royal Navy Long Service & Good Conduct Medal

REWARD 
54009PTE John JamesCLEMENS *

1/3 Otago Infantry  Regt, NZEF – 27 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal 

REWARD 
38937RFLMRichardCLEMENS *

No 1 NZ Divisional Employment Coy, NZEF – 22 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD 
40776RFLM (L/CPL)Benjamin ThomasCLEMENS *

1/3 NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – 22 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal 

Note: there were four Clemens brothers fm this particular family – all returned to NZ.  Family in possession of medals awarded to forth brother, CHARLES HENRY CLEMENS.

REWARD 
32996 PTECyril RoyFLEET 

2/Otago Infantry Regt, NZEF – 19 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal

 

11/1382

806913

TPR-GNR PTE 

James Francis WILLIAMS 

WW1: Wellington Mounted Rifles & NZ Field Artillery, NZEF – 5th Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal; 

WW2: NZ Home Service:  1939/45 War Medal & NZ War Service Medal 

 S / SOLD in Dunedin
27903 RFLM-PTE Christoffer JENSEN

2/Wellington Infantry Regt, NZEF – 12 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll  

 
6/683PTEAlexander Frederick  McINTYRE

Canterbury Infantry Bn, NZEF – Main Body:  1914/15 Star & British War Medal – family in receipt of VM & Memorial Plaque; ANZAC Medallion reunited Jan 2019 

REWARD 
2/2560GNR-DVR James TURKINGTON, MM

NZ Field Artillery, NZEF – 8th Reinfs:  Military Medal (MM) +  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll  

REWARD 

7/107

5/107B

TPR-DVRJohn MichaelREAL

Canterbury Mtd Rifles, NZEF – Main Body; NZ ASC Div Train:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion

REWARD 
26769SJTAlfred HenryBATTERSBY

Specialist Machine-gun Section, NZMGC, NZEF – 18 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal

B  / RP – Auckland 2004

59100RFLMDouglas VictorCRESSWELL

1/3 NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – 30 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal

 
8/4104 SGTArthur EdwardSCOONES 

British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD 
11/26LT (MAJ)Walter LeonardCOBB, MC

Military Cross (MC) +  WW1: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal; 

WW2: 1939/45 War Medal & NZ War Service Medal 

B / W
16353CAPT (MAJ)Roy Wilfred COLBECK

British War Medal & Victory Medal 

B / W
14460PTE

Owen McLean

MILLAR

Victory Medal

B / W 
8/2743L/CPLJamesTONKIN

WW1: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal; 

WW2:  1939/45 War Medal & 1939/45 NZ War Service Medal

 
6/1539PTEEdwardGILL

1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

B / W 
43713 SPRJohn RonaldBARBER

Victory Medal

B / W 
78884 PTEHarryGUTTERY

British War Medal

B / W
6/102PTERobert Claremont MASSEY

Victory Medal + Returned Soldiers Badge – family in receipt of 1914/15 Star and BWM

B / W
63027PTE

Charles Thomas

McKAY

British War Medal – family in receipt of VM

B / W 
22/144MATRON Louie AlexaMcNIE, RRC (& ARRC)

Royal Red Cross – 1st Class (RRC) and Associate Royal Red Cross – 2nd Class (ARRC)

B / W 
1/577LTSydney AllanMURRELL

1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

B / W
8/4205SGTRobertPHILLIPS, MM

Military Medal (MM) + 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

B / W 
45751RFLM-PTE

George William

STOTT

British War Medal

B / W
2/1126 SGT John Alexander WHITE, MM

Military Medal (MM) + 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion

REWARD

B / RP – Whangarei  2016 

25692RFLMHorace EdgarFARLAND

British War Medal & Victory Medal 

 
61829PTEEdwardSTEVENS

British War Medal  & Victory Medal 

 
16363 TPR (CPL)LouisBUTLER 

British War Medal & Victory Medal

 
15797 PTE (CPL) ArthurSYMONS

British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll 

REWARD 
2/2915 GNR William SOWMAN

Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll – BWM  reunited Jan 2017

REWARD 
17/242TPR George GregoryHARRIS 

1914/15 Star & Victory Medal  BWM reunited Jan 2017 

 
48296 PTEWilliam JosephTAYLOR 

British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll 

REWARD 

6/1462

64292

PTEFrederickBARRY

Memorial Plaque & Scroll

REWARD

T / RP – Te Kuiti RSA  2007 

20979 PTE (CPL) Albert EVERITT, MM 

British War Medal  + Memorial Plaque & Scroll – MM reunited Sep 2017; VM reunited Nov 2017

REWARD 
8/135PTE (WO2) Richard Solomon Henry DAY

1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD

MISSING from Levin War Veterans Home – last seen 2011 

66019

GNR-SDLR (Saddler)

Henry Gordon REID British War Medal & Victory Medal 
23/2554PTEAlfred CONWAY, MM

Military Medal (MM) + British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD 
63563PTEHarryCONWAY

British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll 

REWARD 
26/307RFLM-PTE (L/CPL)Thomas HODGKINSON

4/NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – 4th Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal + WW2: War Medal 1939/45 , NZ War Service Medal

 
40908 PTE John DAVIDSON *

Victory Medal – family in receipt of  BWM

REWARD 
56913RFLM-PTEAndrew

DAVIDSON *

British War Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll  – family in receipt of VM 

REWARD 
12970 RFLM-PTE William BAXTER

British War Medal & Victory Medal

B  / RP
23/121RFLM-PTEHarold ErnestDENTON

1/Canterbury Inf Regt, NZEF – NZRB Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

B / RP – Christchurch  1995

8/577

WO1 (RSM)

Thomas ReginaldGEORGE

Otago Inf Bn, NZEF – Main Body:  1914/15 Star family in receipt BWM & VM

T / RP – Dunedin 2014

8/2134SGT Walter GrahamSINCLAIR, MM    

Otago Inf Bn, NZEF – 5th Reinfs:  Military Medal (MM) + 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal – Memorial Plaque reunited Mar 2017

REWARD 
44026 PTEBertie Austin SISSON

Canterbury Inf Regt, NZEF – 23 Reinfs:  Victory Medal + Dog Tags + any related documents.

REWARD 
34097PTEJames Arnold LEE    

3/Otago Inf Regt, NZEF – 21 Reinfs:  British War Medal, Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll 

 
4/2097SPRCharles Leslie LEWIS   

2 Fd Coy, NZ Engineers – 11 Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll VM reunited Apr 2017

 
12/1492 LTHerbert GeorgeRICHARDSON

Auckland Inf Bn, NZEF – 2nd Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque  & Scroll + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion

REWARD 
9/1560L/CPLGeorgeGRIFFITHS *

Otago Mtd Rifles – 1field Coy, NZ Eng, NZEF – 7th Reinfs: 1914/15 Star and British War Medal VM reunited Apr 2017

 
9/1561TPR-PTE-SPRHarryGRIFFITHS *

Otago Mtd Rifles – 1field Coy, NZ Eng, NZEF – 7th Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

 
18820 PTEBertie Ernest LEYDON 

Auckland Inf Regt, NZEF – 15 Reinfs:  British War Medal – VM reunited May 2017

 
8/505PTEJohn LaytonWILDERMOTH

Otago Inf Bn, NZEF – Main Body:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll + Anzac Commemorative Medallion

REWARD

SOLD on Trade-Me in  May 2011 

7/69TPRWilliam ThomasHUXFORD

Canterbury Mtd Rifles, NZEF – Main Body:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll 

REWARD 
59379PTEPatrick John HUME 

1/Wgtn Inf Regt, NZEF – 29 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll  

REWARD 
10/1345PTE

Arthur Francis Noble 

STEPHENS

2/Wgtn Inf Bn, NZEF – 2nd Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

REWARD 
33039PTEJames McMahonHARRIS

Otago Inf Bn, NZEF – 19 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal 

 
143492LTEric GuestANCELL

Auck Inf Regt, NZEF – 14 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

REWARD 
2/36TPR-GNRBernard Charles DRAKE

Samoan Advance Party + NZ Field Artillery, NZEF – 5th Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal 

 
25223PTE

William John

FORSTER – recorded as FOSTER’ in NZ Archives

Otago Inf Regt, NZEF – 14 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal   
26/1122LTHugh BriggsLIMMER

4 Bn/NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – T4 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal + Rowing Medallion from Oxford University

REWARD

T / Stratford 2007 

21291SGTHaroldMARTIN ** – see son, WW2 NZ below

Auck Inf Bn, NZEF – 16 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal  

  REWARD

Missing since 2011

80537PTECharles BradlaughJOHNSON

Otago Inf Regt Reserve, NZEF – 43 Reinfs: British War Medal (full entitlement)

 
7/39SJT (2LT)John HenryDINES *

Cant Mtd Rifles + NZ Mtd Rifle Bde, NZEF – 37 Reinfs: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion & Lapel Badge

 
23/38SJTGeorge WilliamDINES *

1/NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – Advance Party: 1914/15 Star & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & ScrollBWM reunited May 2017

 
16/658L/CPLWiremu KaihauMAOPO

NZ Maori (Pioneer) Bn, NZEF – 2nd Contingent: 1914/15 Star and British War Medal family in receipt of VM

REWARD 
4/1189BSPRGeorge RoachBARTLETT    

Otago Inf Bn, NZEF – NZ Engineers: 1914/15 Star and British War Medal – MRNZ holding VM

 

12/1358

12/1358A

PTERobertADAMS

Auck Inf Bn, NZEF – 3rd Reinfs: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Medallion (boxed) and ANZAC Lapel Badge + Silver War Badge, Returned Soldiers Badge + A4 size B&W photograph, of Robert Adams in uniform on a camel in front of sphinx a pyramid, incl camel handler on a donkey beside him.

REWARD

B / RP – Huntly 2013

11/272SJT. MAJOR -LT.COL (COL)Charles GuyPOWLES, CMG, DSO, mid

Companion of St. Michael & St. George (CMG) + Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (DSO)

BOER WAR (4th NZ Contingent): Queen’s South Africa (QSA) medal, Clasps: CAPE COLONY, TRANSVAAL, RHODESIA, SA 1901;

WW1: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal with MID Oak Leaf; 

WW2: War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service medal 1939/45; Order of the Nile, 3rd Class (Egypt)

REWARD & BUY-BACK offered by CG Powles’ daughter

47158 PTE-RFLMWilliam JamesLUNDY

1 Bn/3 NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – 5th Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal

 
2/1497 GNRDavidWHITE

NZ Field Artillery, NZEF – 9th Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal family in receipt of 1914/15 Star

 
12/3672LT (CAPT)James Grierson

HATRICK * – see brother, WW1  A.I.F.  below

2/Auck Inf Regt, NZEF – 9th Reinf: Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll family in  receipt of BWM

 
2/2792GNRWilliam AndrewCHAPMAN

1st Field Bty, NZ Field Artillery, NZEF: British War Medal & Victory Medal – Memorial Plaque reunited Oct 2017

 
24/2541L/CPL (CPL)Alexander Watt

McMILLAN *

NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – 5th Reinfs: British War  Medal & Victory Medal – Memorial Plaque reunited Sep 2017

 
71434RFLM-PTE Thomas Alexander BRIEN

NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – 36 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal  

 
45834PTE

John Hugh (served as James Henry)

CURRY *

1/Cant Inf Regt, NZEF – 24 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll  

 
50371TPRArthur RowlandCURRY *

NZ Mtd Rifles, NZEF – 30 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal  

 
29625PTE Eric JamesPARNHAM

NZ Machine Gun Corps, NZEF – 19 Reinfs:  British War Medal & Victory Medal +  Memorial Plaque & Scroll 

 
6/289 PTEWilliam (Wiremu)RICKUS *

NZ Native (Maori) Pioneer, NZEF – 1st Contingent –1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion & ANZAC Lapel Badge

REWARD 
25315PTESidneyRICKUS *

NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – 14 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal  

REWARD 
16/723PTEThomas SamuelRICKUS *

NZ Native (Maori) Pioneer, NZEF – 2nd Contingent: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

REWARD 
16/1543PTEThomas PercivalRICKUS *

NZ Pioneer (Maori) Bn, NZEF – 5th Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD 
19532PTEJack MelbournRICKUS *

NZ Pioneer (Maori) Bn, NZEF – 14 Reinfs:

WW1: British War Medal & Victory Medal

WW2: 1939-45 War Medal & NZ War Service Medal

REWARD 
6/2317PTEBernard OakleyWARRINGTON

Cant Inf Bn, NZEF – 5th Reinfs: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal family in receipt of  ANZAC Medallion

 
21055RFLMJohn HerbertMcANNALL(E?)Y

Wgtn Inf Regt, NZEF – 23 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

 
9/1500 TPR-L/CPLAndrew GavinWHITEFIELD

Otago Mtd Rifles, Machine Gun Bn, NZEF – 7th Reinfs: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal (includes a REPLICA Victory Medal) – family in receipt of original VM & Identity (‘dog’) Tags

REWARD

S / RP – from Christchurch by NZ Couriers Apr 2014

K22652

 STKR.CL1 (Stoker, 1st Class)

William O’NEILL R.N. (NZ Division)

Royal Navy (NZ Div): British War Medal & Victory Medal

 
10/2795PTE (L/CPL)George DanielYEARBURY

1/Wgtn Inf Bn, NZEF – 6th Reinfs: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

 
6/2731CPLCharles (born ‘Charlie’)RANDALL *

Cant Inf Bn, NZ Machine Gun Sqn, NZEF – 6th Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal 1914/15 Star reunited Nov 2018 

 
61151PTEJohnRANDALL *

Cant Inf Regt, NZEF – 31 Reinfs: Victory Medal – BWM reunited Nov 2018 

 
11/2011L/CPL (SJT)Nelson HUGHES

Wgtn Mtd Rifles, NZEF – 9th Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal

S / SOLD in 1970s without family knowledge.

75371PTE (L/CPL)

Herbert Ainslie 

COCHRANE 3/Otago Inf Regt, NZEF – 39 Reinfs: British War Medal (full entitlement) 
44861 PTEWilliam McKINLAY

Auck Inf Regt, NZEF – 24 Reinfs: Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll family in receipt of BWM

 
48601 DVRAlbert PritchardWILLIAMS

NZ Army Svce Corps – 28 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal 

 
26/1553 RFLM (L/SJT) Henry George SHORT

4/NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – 11th Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal  

 

SA-7616 

23/1011

SJT

RFLM

Albert VictorCHAMMEN

BOER War: NZ Mtd Rifles – 9th Contingent: QSA with Clasps: TRANSVAAL, SA 1902 

WW1: 1/3rd NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF: BWM & VM + Memorial Plaque & Scroll 

REWARD

S / SOLD on Trade Me  

33686

PTE

Reginald John StanleyBRICE

Cant Inf Bn, NZEF – 21 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal

 

SA-5342

30324

PTEGeorge EBERT, MM aka WALKER

BOER War: NZ Mtd Rifles – 8th Contingent: Queen’s South Africa Medal w/Clasps: TRANSVAAL, CAPE COLONY, SA 1901; 

WW1: 2/Otago Inf Regt: Military Medal (MM) + British War Medal & Victory Medal – see BOER  War above

REWARD
6/693PTEJames HughMcMILLAN *

Cant Inf Regt, NZEF – Main Body: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion & Lapel Badge

REWARD
24/1439CPL

William Henry

McMILLAN, MM *   – enlisted under age & served under brother William Henry McMillan’s name. Own birth name was: Samuel Albert McMillan

2/NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – 2nd Reinfs: Military Medal (MM) 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal  WW1 “Return from Great War” Fob Pendant reunited Jan 2018

REWARD
68982RFLM

Charles Robert

McMILLAN *

Cant Inf Regt, NZEF – Main Body: British War Medal (full entitlement) + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

REWARD
42818PTEJohn RoyPAGE

2/Cant Inf Regt, NZEF – 24 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

REWARD
9/825 TPR-GNRBernard (enlisted as ‘Bertie’)GUNDERSON

Otago Mtd Rifles, NZEF – 3rd Reinfs: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion & ANZAC Lapel Badge

REWARD

7/359

7/359A

TPR-PTE Francis RAY *

Cant Mtd Rifles – Main Body & Auck Inf Regt, NZEF: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD
26/1687RFLM-PTEHaroldRAY *

4/NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – 2nd Reinfs: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll 

REWARD
71178 PTE-RFLMThomas James

BRANIFF

3/NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – 36 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

 
8/293PTEFrederickSMITH *

Otago Inf Bn, NZEF – Main Body: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal Memorial Plaque reunited Mar 2018

REWARD
12/870PTEGeorgeSMITH *

1/Auck Inf Bn, NZEF – Main Body: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD

8/764

822141

PTE

Donald William

McDOUGALL

1/Otago Inf Bn, NZEF – Main Body – WW1: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal; 

WW2: War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service Medal 1939/45

 
6/4594PTESamuelCHASE 

1/Cant Inf Bn, NZEF – 2nd Reinfs: British War Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll – VM reunited Mar 2018

 
14042PTE-SJT BUGLERDaniel AlfredJACKSON

NZ Military Forces -Permanent Band: British War Medal & Victory Medal – see also BOER War above

REWARD
4/794SPR (L/CPL)GeorgeMORRISON 

NZ Field Engineers, NZEF – 4th Reinfs: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion & ANZAC Lapel Badge 

BUY-BACoffered or SWAP for original replacements.  Medals SOLD in Invercargill 1970s by family member.

44430

CPL (L/SGT)

Victor John  WILDBORE

3/Otago Inf Regt, NZEF – 25 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

REWARD
6/1976PTECharles SANDERS 

Cant Inf Bn, NZEF – 4th Reinfs: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal  

REWARD
9/1248L/CPLGeorgeWATT

Otago Mtd Rifles & NZ Machine Gun Corps, NZEF – 6th Reinfs: 1914/15 Star & British War Medal + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion  VM donated by finder to NZ National Army Museum in 1991

REWARD

16/570

16/570A 

PTEJamesCLUNE

NZ Pioneer (Maori) Bn, NZEF – 2nd Contingent: British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll – 1914/15 Star reunited Aug 2018

 
25165L/CPLHenry EarleJONES

1/Wgtn Inf Regt, NZEF – 14 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

 
6/513PTEJamesMcCONNELL

1/Cant Inf Bn, NZEF – Main Body: 1914/15 Star & Victory Medal – see also Boer War above

 
10/3445PTERobert HenryCREAMER

Wgtn Inf Bn, NZEF – 8th Reinfs: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll 

REWARD
3/1781PTE (CPL)Daniel DickinsonMETGE, MM *

3 Field Ambulance – NZ Medical Corps: Military Medal (MM), British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD
22/314SISTERAmy JuliaMETGE *

HMNZ Hosp Ship No1 Maheno – NZ Army Nursing Svce: Victory Medal BWM  reunited Jun 2018

REWARD

60164PTE

Edwin Hubert William

METGE *

Auck Inf Regt, NZEF – 30 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD
6/554PTECharles EdwardSTEVENSON

2/Cant Inf Bde, NZEF – Main Body: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal – Memorial Plaque reunited Oct 2015

REWARD
19368PTE

George Michael

MARRINER

NZ Pioneer (Maori) Bn, NZEF – 12 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal – family in receipt of WW2 entitlement of War Medal 1939/45 & NZ War Service Medal

REWARD
26/1681RFLMCharles RobertPETTIS

4/NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – 2nd Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal

 

10382 (UK)

58440 (NZ)

PTE

TPR

Reginald Colville (also ka Caldwell)

LONG

NZ Mtd Rifle Bde, NZEF – 36 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal see also R.C. Long – WW1 UK below for 1914/15 Star

 

16/1021

 

814848

WW1 -CHAPLAIN III Class (Major)

WW2 –  CHAPLAIN II Class (Lt. Col)

Hector AlfredHAWKINS, VD

2nd Maori Contingent – NZ Chaplain’s Dept: WW1: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal; 

WW2: War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service Medal; 

Territorial: NZ Territorial Service Medal (NZ TSM) – family in receipt Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officer’s Decoration (V.D.) and NZ Long & Efficient Service Medal (NZ LESM)

GENEROUS REWARD & BUY-BACK offered.  Medals were STOLEN from Papatoetoe home when cleared after recipient’s death in 1948.  

10/1741PTEHenry RaymondBEVAN

Wgtn Inf Bn, NZEF – 4th Reinfs: 1914/15 Star & British War Medal – VM reunited Nov 2018; ANZAC  Medallion & WW2 medal entitlement claim actioned

 
11/354TPRWilliam O’NEILL

HQ NZ Division, NZEF – Main Body: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD
11/941TPRJohn HenryWINTER, DCM, mid

Samoa Advance Force & Wgtn Mtd Rifles, NZEF – 4th Reinfs: Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM), 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal with MiD emblem

 REWARD & BUY-BACK offered for these irreplaceable heirlooms.   Medals misplaced during house move of widowed wife of recipient’s son in Perth 2018.

22989PTECharles RaintonJELLEY

Otago Inf Regt, NZEF – 4th Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

REWARD
12/2046CPLLeslie DuncanMcALPINE

1/Auck Inf Regt, NZEF – 4th Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll – 1914-15 Star located – available for BUY-BACK

REWARD
57593TPRJohnO’SULLIVAN

NZ Mtd Rifles Bde, Machine Gun Sqn, NZEF – 32 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD
10/423L/SJTVictor EatonMAILMAN *

Wgtn Inf Bn, NZEF – Main Body: 1914-15 Star & Victory Medal + Scrolls family in receipt of BWM & Memorial Plaque

BUY-BACK offered
10/439RFLM-PTEAlfred ClarenceMAILMAN *

Wgtn Inf Bn, NZEF – Main Body: 1914-15 Star & Victory Medal + Scrolls – family in receipt of BWM & Memorial Plaque

BUY-BACK offered
24/2048RFLM-PTEJohnMcDONALD

2/Wgtn Inf Regt, NZEF – 10 Reinfs: British War Medal  family in receipt of VM

BUY-BACK offered
30847PTEMatthew MichaelPRENDERGAST

2/Auck Inf Bn, NZEF – 20 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal

BUY-BACK offered
8/2566PTEHenry CharlesCOX

Otago Inf Bde., NZEF – 6th Reinsf: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

BUY-BACK offered
53703RFLM-PTE

Henry Christopher

HURLEY4 Bn, 3/NZ Rifle Bde., NZEF – 27 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal

Medals were offered for sale in Australia c.2005

BUY-BACK offered

36690PTEAlexanderSTUART

Otago Infantry Bn, NZEF – 21 Reinfs: Victory Medal – family in receipt of BWM

BUY-BACK offered
73913TPR-PTEDavid MuirBARCLAY

NZ Mtd Rifles, NZEF – 40 Reinfs:British War Medal (full entitlement) – family in receipt of Memorial Plaque

BUY-BACK offered
2/1209BDRJohn ThomasTIMPSON – formerly ka John & Jack HILL

NZ Field Artillery – No. 4 Battery, NZEF: British War Medal & Victory Medal + ANZAC Medallion (1967) & Lapel Badge – family in receipt of 1914/15 Star

– see also BOER War above (HILL)

BUY-BACK offered
8/4124PTEEdwardFOWLER

Otago Inf Regt – 11 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal

 
13/190TPRJohn HenryHAYWARD

Auck Mtd Rifles – Main Body: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

 
51678PTE  (CPL)Michael JohnBEGLEY

2/Wgtn Inf Regt – 26 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal

BUY-BACK offered
24468PTEJohn William WREN

1/Auck Inf Regt – 16 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

BUY-BACK offered
2/839GNRVictor JubileeANDERTON

NZ Field Artillery – 2nd Reinf: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

BUY-BACK offered
28542PTE (SJT)David William RYAN

3/Wgtn Inf Regt – 19 Reinfs: British War Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll VM official re-issue 2019

BUY-BACK offered
13/1047TPR (CPL)Henry

HOLST **

Auckland Mounted Rifles, MG Sqn – 5th Reinfs: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

BUY-BACK offered
56594PTEGeorge

HOLST **

1/Otago Inf Regt – 29 Reinfs: British War Medal (full entitlement)

BUY-BACK offered
32932PTE-RFLMWilliamANDERSON

3/Canterbury Inf Regt – 19 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

BUY-BACK offered
7/1377L/SGTThomas LEWIS, MM

1st Sqn, Canterbury Mounted Rifles – 6th Reinfs:  Military Medal (MM) + 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD 

B / STOLEN in 1977 from family home in New Brighton CHCH

34743PTEHenry DanielSPENCE

1/Canterbury Infantry Bn – 20 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal

BUY-BACK offered
65936CPLLaurence FrederickBLOMFIELD

Auckland Infantry Regt – 38 Reinfs: Victory Medal – BWM reunited May 2019

BUY-BACK offered
73359PTEAngusMcLEAN – born GALBRAITH

Wellington Infantry Regt – 37 Reinfs: BWM reunited to Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, Scotland May 2019; VM official re-issue July 2019

 
6/1308 or 2/1308aPTE-DVRThomas HARRIS

Canterbury Inf. Regt, NZ Div. Ammo Column (Driver): Victory Medal 1914/15 Star & BWM reunited May 2019

 
60490PTE Tiwirere TE HUNA 

NZ Maori (Pioneer) Bn, Maori Contingent – 26 Maori Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARDBUY-BACK offered 

12/3038PTE Hubert Stewart HAMILTON 

1/Auckland Infantry Regt – 7th Reinfs: Memorial Plaque family in receipt of all Medals + Memorial Scroll

B / STOLEN some years ago from the the Waioeka  Opotiki area 

SA-160

SA-5873

8/1173

TPR / PTE

QM-SJT

MAJ/LT.COL

GeorgeMITCHELL, DSO 

BOER WAR: 

NZMR, 1st NZ Contingent:  Queen’s South Africa (QSA) Medal – Clasps (see Boer War above)

NZMR, 8th NZ Contingent:  QSA – Clasps (see Boer War above)

WW1:

3/Otago (Res) Infantry Bn,  Entrenching Gp – 2nd Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal (with MiD oak leaf) + Order of Karageorge, IV Class with Swords (Serbia) 

TERRITORIAL SERVICE:

Distinguished Service Order (DSO) + Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal (CAM), NZ Territorial Efficiency Medal (NZ TSM)

BUY-BACK  offered by great-grandson
37052 LT (CAPT) Joseph AloysiusDUFFY 

Wellington Infantry Regt, 1/3 NZRB – 24 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal

Medals taken to UK by family and misplaced.

BUY-BACK offered

7/753LT (CAPT) Duncan BainMURCHISON, MC 

Canterbury Mounted Rifles – 2nd Reinfs:  Military Cross (MC) + 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

S / RP

STOLEN from South Canterbury RSA

50802

TPRAdam SamuelCUNNINGHAM

Wellington Mounted Rifles, NZEF – 32 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal

BUY-BACK offered
9/979TPR John William NEILSEN *

Otago Mounted Rifles, NZEF – 4th Reinfs: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

BUY-BACK offered
23030PTE-L/CPLVincent CharlesNEILSEN *

NZ  Machine Gun Corps, NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF:  British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque

BUY-BACK offered
22442PTE Frank JamesMcJENNETT

2/Canterbury Infantry Regt., NZEF – 16 Reinfs: British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque

VM and MP sold on Trade-Me to Timaru buyer in 2018

BUY-BACK offered

11/1663 FARR.CPL Richard BOWEN 

Wellington Mtd. Rifles, NZEF – 7th Reinfs:  1914/15 Star BWM reunited  Jul 2019; VM official re-issue Aug 2019

BUY-BACK offered
7/1379 TPR-DVR John Joseph LLOYD 

Canterbury Mounted Rifles & NZ Field Artillery (DAC) – 6th Reinfs: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

BOER WAR – see above

REWARD &   BUY-BACK offered
19185 PTE Henry  SUTHERLAND, MM 

Auckland Infantry Regt, NZEF – 15 Reinfs:  Military Medal (MM), Victory MedalBWM reunited Aug 2019

BUY-BACK offered
21424SPR John SAMSON 

NZ Engineers, NZ Tunnelling Company, NZEF – 14 Reinfs: Victory Medal family in receipt of BWM

BUY-BACK offered
7/1357 TPR-L/CPL JamesGOSS 

Canterbury Mounted Rifles, NZEF – 6th Reinfs: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

BUY-BACK offered
15/65PTE Reginald McCAULEY 

Wellington Inf. Bn, NZEF – Main Body & 22 Reinfs:  British War Medal – Victory Medal with MRNZ

 
79977 RFLM (L/CPL) Edward William GARDNER 

3rd NZ Rifle Brigade, NZEF – 42 Reinfs:  British War Medal (full entitlement) + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

BUY-BACK offered
15104PTE Andrew Murray BOGGS 

Wellington Infantry Regt, NZEF – 14 Reinfs: British War Medal (full entitlement)

BUY-BACK offered
22/136S/NURSE  (SISTER)Mabel Eliza Jane KITTELTY * married name NORTH

NZ Army Nursing Corps (NZANC), HMNZHS Maheno  & 39 Reinfs, NZEF:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal – NZANC Badge (numbered 22/136)

* See brother  PTE W.L. KITTELTY above whose medals were reunited in Sep 2019

BUY-BACK offered
11/1147L/SJT Thomas Edward ELLISDON 

Wellington Mounted Rifles, NZEF – 5th Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

REWARD  & BUY-BACK offered

23/271RFLM-SGT Edwin Carson RUSSELL 

1/NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – Main Body:  1914/15 Star and British War Medal –  family in possession of Victory Medal

BUY-BACK offered
17/352GNR-SDLERJohnBOLTON

NZ Vet. Corps & NZ Field Artillery (NZFA), 3 Bde, NZEF – 8th Reinfs:  1914/15 Star and Victory Medal – MRNZ in possession of British War Medal

BUY-BACK offered
23/662 & 12/7017RFLM John Simpson

THOMPSON *

1/NZ Rifle Bde, NZEF – Main Body:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal + Mercantile Marine Medal (MMM)

BUY-BACK offered
1/1893 & 1/1893aPTEFrederick SimpsonTHOMPSON *aka Frederick SIMPSON

Otago Infantry Bn, NZEF – 3rd Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

BUY-BACK offered
10/3757PTEDonald McGregorTHOMPSON *

Wellington Infantry Bn, NZEF – 9th Reinfs:  British War Medal, Victory Medal

BUY-BACK offered
23900PTEVincent AlexanderTHOMPSON *

Wellington Infantry Regt,  NZEF – 13 Reinfs; also 2/ Canterbury Infantry Regt:  British War Medal, Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

BUY-BACK offered
5/180 & 13/180TPRCharles THOMPSON *

Auckland Mounted Rifles, NZEF – 3rd Reinfs:  1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll – family in possession of these medals.

 
24/746RFLM (L/CPL)  RobertELLMERS, MM 

C Coy, 2/NZ Rifle Brigade, NZEF – Main Body: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll – family in possession of Military Medal

BUY-BACK offered
      

FIRST WORLD WAR (1914-1918) … AUSTRALIA, UK, CANADA, SOUTH AFRICA etc – includes NZ personnel serving in the Royal Navy and Royal Navy (NZ Division)

5137PTE

Jack # (birth name John Ormsby Sullivan)

SULLIVAN (Dunedin family)

56 Battalion – Australian Imperial Force (AIF): 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll + ANZAC Commemorative Medallion + Female Relatives Badge + Mothers & Widow’s Badge/Ribbon (1 Star) + any  documents 

REWARD & BUY-BACK offered
17460SJTAlbertPOLE, MM + *BAR

Royal Scots Regt (R.Scots.) – Military Medal (MM) and Bar family in receipt of WW1 medal Trio

REWARD STOLEN From Frederick Street, Dunedin City

4842 DA

NZD 2370

DKHD (Deck Hand)

AB (Able Seaman)

LeonardFINDLAY, DSM ** Med. Militaire (Fra)

Royal Navy & NZ Division (RN-NZ Div) – Distinguished Service Medal (DSM) with **2 Bars; 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal +  Medalle Militaire (France) 

 

1075

426014

DVR (A/2nd CPL)JamesOWEN, MM

Royal Engineers (RE) – Military Medal (MM) + 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD
527840

CPL-Honorary Chaplain & CAPT

Allan KennethMAGNER, MM

Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal family in receipt of Military Medal (MM)

REWARD
9355PTE PhilipMAYO 

2nd Manchester Regt. (2 Man.) – 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

 
23006PTE Anthony DEVLIN 

West Yorkshire Regt. (W.Yorks.) – British War Medal & Victory Medal

 
925406DVRWilliam ThomasBRETT

Royal Field Artillery (RFA) – 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal – other service numbers which may be impressed on the medals are: 885 or 1148

REWARD
16/803RFLM Robert UPTON 

Royal Irish Rifles (RIR) – 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

 
59462PTE ThomasRAWCLIFFE

5th Welsh Regt. – British War Medal & Victory Medal

B / RP – Fielding 1985
18/165 DA or D/HDJosephLARDNER

Royal Navy Reserve (RNR) – British War Medal – family in receipt VM

B / W
73679BDRErnestLYNN, MM

27th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (27 Bde. RFA) – Military Medal (MM) + 

WW1: 1914 (‘Mons’) Star, Clasp: “5th Aug- 22nd Nov 1914”; British War Medal & Victory Medal; 

WW2: 1939/45 War Medal, NZ War Service Medal

B / W 
T4-244168A/SJTJamesDALE

Army Service Corps (ASC) – British War Medal & Victory Medal + Meritorious Service Medal (MSM)

B / W

81464PTEHaroldGERKE

Machine Gun Corps (MGC) – British War Medal & Victory Medal 

B / W 
40870PTEHenryBAKER

Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (R.Innis.Fus.); WW1: British War Medal & Victory Medal; 

WW2: 1939/45 Star, Pacific Star, Defence Medal & War Medal 1939/45

B / W
2109PTEAndrewANDERSON – NZer 

Australian Imperial Force (AIF) 6 Battalion (6.Bn), 6 Reinforcements – 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal 

B / W 

175089

9165 

PTEJohn QUIGLEY

Worcestershire Regt. (Wor. Regt) – India General Service Medal (IGSM) – Clasps: AFGHANISTAN, N.W. FRONTIER + British War Medal & Victory Medal

B / W 
10565SJTWilliam HoldenTHOMPSON

Scots Guards (Scot. Gds) – British War Medal & Victory Medal

B / W

822550

886742 

CK (Cook)Alfred GeorgeSCAPENS M.N. – medal impressed to “Alfred G. Scapens”  only

Merchant Navy (NZ) – British War Medal & Mercantile Marine Medal, 1914-18

REWARD
xxxxxxxxxxENGRJames FletcherDICKSON M.N. – medal impressed to “James F. Dickson” only.  

Merchant Navy (UK) – Mercantile Marine Medal, 1914/18 – family in receipt of BWM

Died in Wellington 1962 
R/869 L/SMN (Leading Seaman)William FrancisCODDE, MM 

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR); Hood Battalion – Military Medal (MM) + British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD

S / RP – 2016 

82L/CPLArchibaldFERGUSON

Australian Imperial (AIF); 6 Battalion (6.Bn) – 1914/15 Star & Victory Medalfamily in receipt of BWM

REWARD

272420

WR/506324

CPLEdwin GeorgeANNING ** – see  son, WW2 UK below

Royal Engineers (RE) – British War Medal & Victory Medal + Identity (‘dog’) Tags  

B / RP
 ?PTEWilliam LeishmanMITCHELL

2nd South African Infantry Regiment (2. SAI) – British War Medal & Victory Medal

 

196821,  135916, 186518

2 A.M. (Aircraft Mechanic, Class 2)

William ThomasBROWN

Royal Flying Corps (RFC); 103 Sqn – British War Medal & Victory Medal

REWARD
22799PTEHarrySAWYER

Yorkshire Regt. (Yorks) – 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

B / RP – Haitaitai, Wellington  2016

2234PTERobert EllisHATRICK * – see brother, WW1 NZ above

Australian Imperial Force (AIF); 15 Battalion – 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll

 

356031

4381 

PTEHerbert WilliamEVANS

1st Battalion/10th (1/10) King’s (Liverpool) Regt. – British War Medal & Victory Medal 

Died Wellington Sep 1979 

29736

15964

CPL

L/SGT

Thomas StroudHUTT

Formerly  2/G Battalion,  Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (Ox. & Bucks. L. I.); Somerset (Prince Albert’s) Light Infantry (Som.L.I.) – 1914/15 Star (15964), British War Medal & Victory Medal (29736) + Memorial Plaque & Scroll 

REWARD

T / RP

160050SJTArthur William

PANKHURST

Regiment: Household Cavalry & Cavalry of the Line – Battalion: Corps of Dragoons, 2/1st  Shropshire Yeomanry – British War Medal & Victory Medal, Memorial Plaque & Scroll

BOER WAR Service – see above

 
3351L/CPLWilliam Sendall

STREETER – NZer

44 Battalion (44 Bn),  Australian Imperial Force (AIF) – British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll – see also Boer War above

 
163808PTEWilliamCHALMERS

Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF); 84 & 75 Battalions – British War Medal & Victory Medal (29736) + Memorial Plaque & Scroll + Dog-Tags, Certificate of Service, 84 Battalion lapel pin & photograph of Pte. Chalmers in uniform.

REWARD 

SOLD without family’s permission; sold as a single Lot on  eBAY.Canada in Sep 2006 – family inquiry from Canada.  

11285PTEJames

HUTCHON

1st King’s Own Scottish Borderers (1/KOSB) – 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll 

REWARD  
xxxxxxxxxx

CAPTN, Master Mariner – not incl on medal; Initial (or 1st name) & Surname only 

ThomasFAULKNER  M.N.

Merchant Navy (UK) – Mercantile Marine Medal BWM reunited with family in Staffordshire, Eng. Sep 2018

 

2/R-B/28SISTER

Sylvia Daisy (born Daisy Sylvia MORRELL)

BROWN – Matron of Nelson Hospital, 1920-1937

Queen Alexandria’s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve (QAIMNSR) – Victory Medal BWM reunited Jun 2018 – original VM requested to replace a Replica displayed with BWM at Nelson Hospital)

 
4806PTE (LT)BertieWILLIAMS

PTE: 1st Battalion, 14th London Regt. 

LT: 2/1 EA (Essex Artillery) Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery (RGA) – 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

B / RP – STOLEN   from Stanmore Bay, Whangaparoa 16 May 2018

T-33677

28591

DVR or PTEArchibald NewellSTANDRING

Army Service Corps (ASC) – 1914 (Mons) Star

2/5 Kings Own Royal Lancashire Regiment (2/5 K.O.R. LANCS. Regt.) – Victory Medal BWM to T-33677 reunited with family in Wales, Aug 2018

BWM dug up 1983 in back garden of 35 Roberta Drive, Glendowie  Auckland

1914 (Mons) Star & VM may have been lost in same location.

10382PTE

Reginald Colville (also ka Caldwell)

LONG

Duke of Edinburgh’s (Wiltshire) Regiment – 1914/15 Star – see also R. C. LONG, WW1 NZ above for WW1 PAIR

 
107156PTEJames EdwinCOXALL

2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (BCH) – 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

BUY-BACK offered
34900PTESamuel Shaw TourtleHAWTHORNESouth Wales Borderers – British War Medal & Victory Medal

STOLEN c.1969 – medals are known to be in NZ, Recipient died in Hokitika.

  BUY-BACK offered 

01797

 

LT-CMDR  (CAPTN Rtd, R.N.V.R.)

2LT

Ernest FraserWATSON, RD  –  R.N.R.

Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) & RN Volunteer Reserve (NZ Div); RNZVNR 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal; Reserve Naval Reserve Decoration (RD)

WW2 – 4 Bn, Otago Inf. Regiment (Home Service) – War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service Medal 

Medals missing from Timaru 

BUY-BACK offered

Note: son was 71150 Ernest Fraser WATSON, 36 (Mixed) Bn, 2NZEF

2692 & 495153

PTEArthur JohnWARNER

82nd Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) – WW1: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

WW2: War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service Medal 

 

BUY-BACK offered

xxxxxxxxxxCAPTN (Merchant  Navy)Frederick GeorgeBLACKWOOD M.N.

HMS Lady Cory Wright (collier) on loan to Royal Navy: 1914/15 Star (15964), British War Medal, Mercantile Marine Medal & Victory Medal + Memorial Plaque & Scroll 

BUY-BACK offered
xxxxxxxxLT (N)Charles Frederick

HORNE, OBE –  R.N.R

Royal Naval Reserve (RNR)BWM and VM reunited Aug 2019 

 

15993

SGT

2LT (MAJ)

George EdwardHAYNES

East Lancashire Regiment (E. Lancs.Regt) & Royal Engineers (R.E.) – 1914/15 Star (un-named), British War Medal, Victory Medal – medals named to 2nd Lieut.

STOLEN 1991

BUY-BACK offered

6071PTEArthur EdwardLEGON

20th London Regiment (20-Lond. R.):  British War Medal and Victory Medal

STOLEN 2015 on ANZAC Day fm vehicle at Waikumete Cemetery

BUY-BACK offered

L-11558PTE-CPLGuy* Allen ThomasVEAL

4th Bn (Duke of Cambridge’s Own) Middlesex Regiment (4.MIDD.X.R.): British War Medal and Victory Medal – 1914  (‘Mons’) Star found Sep 2019

* listed as GRAY in some records
1613SPRStephen O.MESNY

Royal Engineers (RE), Railway Transport Workshops: British War Medal + Memorial Plaque – Victory Medal found Sep 2019

 
      

INTER-WAR (1919-1939) – ALL

xxxxxxxxxx

WO & BNDMSTR

HON/LT & BNDMSTR

BNDSMAN

Thomas HaroldHUGHESof Nelson

12th Nelson & Marlborough Regt and 2nd Canterbury  Regt; 1/N.M. & W.C. Canterbury Regt:  NZ  Territorial Service Medal (1918) – NZ LESM (1922) and  NZ EM (1936) reunited Sep 2019

BUY-BACK offered
      

SECOND WORLD WAR (1939-45) … NEW ZEALAND only

Campaign Stars – 1939/45 (Battle of Britain & Bomber Command clasps), Atlantic (Aircrew Europe, France & Germany clasps), Aircrew Europe (Atlantic or France & Germany clasps), Arctic, Africa (North Africa 1942-43, 1st or 8th Army clasps), Pacific (Burma clasp), Burma (Pacific clasp), Italy, France & Germany (Atlantic clasp); Defence Medal; War Medal 1939/45 (MiD on this ribbon only); NZ War Service Medal; (Greek War Medal, unofficial); NZ Memorial Cross

22290 PTEGordonMcLEAN

2NZEF; 21 Battalion HQ – 1939/45 Star, Africa Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal,  War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service Medal 

 
20831

SGT (2LT)

Arthur AlbertROXBURGH, MC

2NZEF; 5 Field Regt. HQ – Military Cross (MC) + 1939/45  Star, Africa Star,  Defence Medal, War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service Medal

REWARD

Missing – Auckland 1985 – may have been donated to a museum or an RSA?

166160DVR Keith Ernest ATKINSON 

2NZEF; 1939/45 Star, Africa Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service Medal

 
NZ 39788

SGT   (Pilot)

Brian WilliamFEELY

RNZAF; 611 (Spitfire) Sqn, RAF – 1939/45 Star, Aircrew Europe Star, War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service Medal + Memorial Cross

REWARD 
42563CAPTAlexander James YOUNG 

2NZEF; Inf. Bde. HQ; NZ Machine Gun Battalion Advanced Base –TWO x WW2 NZ Memorial Crosses – one Cross in its original case w/ribbon + Kings Letter – one Cross on a silver chain (no case); both Crosses engraved with same name

REWARD

B / RP – STOLEN from Otaki 2017 

NZ 415204 F/SGT (Pilot)Arthur Holdsworth SMITH 

RNZAF; 431 Sqn, RCAF – 1939/45 Star, Aircrew Europe Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service Medal + Memorial Cross

REWARD 

B / RP – from Temuka 1996 

60664 GNRJohn Henderson OUDNEY 

2NZEF; NZ Artillery (NZA), 14 Light AA Regt. – 1939/45 Star, Italy Star, 1939/45 War Medal, NZ War Service Medal

B / RP – STOLEN from  Papatoetoe 2016
22999BRIG John MorganMITCHELL, KStJ

Order of St John; Knight of the  Order of St. John of Jerusalem (KStJ) 

REWARD

RP

553978T/WO2IanSNADDEN, CStJ

2NZEF; NZ Artillery (NZA) – St. John; Commander of the Order of St. John  (CStJ); NZ Divisional Artillery – 1939/45 Star,  Defence Medal, War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service Medal + Service Medal of Order of St. John (?# Bars)

REWARD

T / RP – Hastings 1995-96  

48225PTEGilbert Thomas RANKIN 

2NZEF; Anti-Tank Bde. 1939/45 Star, Pacific Star,  War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service Medal

B / W – STOLEN from  Whangarei 2016

200856

822536

LT.COLMary WebsterWILSON, RRC

2NZEF; NZ Army Nursing Service/Corps (NZANS-NZANC) Royal Red Cross, 1st Class (RRC)

B / W 
9435CAPT

Frederick George 

CLUBB, MC 

2NZEF; 26 Battalion – Military Cross (MC), 1942  – engraved with rank & name

B / W

46445

45774

DVR-PTE

James Alexander 

MUIR

2NZEF; NZ Army Service Corps (NZASC) – 1939/45 Star, Africa Star with Clasp: 8th ARMY; War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service Medal

B / RP – Masterton 1992
68523L/CPL

Amos Zuriel Aquila

MUTCH   

2NZEF; 35 Battalion HQ – 1939/45 Star, Pacific Star,  Defence Medal, War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service Medal

B / RP – Wellington 2015
NZ 405781SQN.LDRJohn LeonardWRIGHT, DSO, DFC

RNZAF; 75 (NZ) Sqn; 175 Pathfinder Force, RAF – Distinguished Service Order (DSO), Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC), 1939/45 Star, Aircrew Europe Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939/45,  NZ War Service Medal

T / RP

STOLEN from Glen Eden RSA c.1990

45751PTEJack Trewallah Bennett BROMLEY – refer BENNETT, WW1 NZ  above 

2NZEF; Infantry Brigade – 1939/45 Star, Pacific Star,  Defence Medal, War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service Medal

 
63627L/BDR (BDR)Harold BernardMARTIN ** – see father,  WW1 NZ above

2NZEF; NZ Artillery Reinforcements 1939/45 Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939/45,  NZ War Service Medal

REWARD

T / 2011  

805042CAPT 

Frederick Christensen 

McNEIL 

NZ Army; Home Service (TF) – War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service Medal; medals are NAMED 

REWARD

STOLEN while in NZ postal system during transit from USA, approx March 2018

2427TPR-S/SGTLeslie MaxwellCLARK, ED

2NZEF – 2nd Divisional Cavalry (2 DIV CAV) – 1939/45 Star, Africa Star (8th Army clasp), Defence Medal, War Medal 39/45, NZ War Service Medal + Efficiency Decoration (ED) + commemorative  Greek War Medal 1940-41.  A Diary named to Max Clark (lost in Nth Africa 1941, entries of service in Crete).  Returned to Max (84) from Canada in 2004.  Also a Sketch of L. M. Clark by NZ war artist Peter McIntyre.

REWARD

Medals and items gifted to grand-daughter.  All STOLEN from her Auckland home in 2013

NZ 415706FLT.LT John Trevor McGREAL, DFC

RNZAF; 109 (Pathfinder) SQN, RAF – Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) + 39/45 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 39/45, NZ War Service medal + 2 x Flying Log Books.

Medals were in a padded velvet maroon covered, off-white satin-lined box; DFC in separate black leather box of issue was inside – all medals UN-NAMED.

Items were STOLEN by Chicago National Guardsmen occupying Mrs McGreal and daughter’s apartment in building on Chicago’s West Side, following Martin Luther King’s assassination in April 1968.  Items sought by daughter now living in NZ.

REWARD & BUY-BACK offered for the recovery of any of these STOLEN items
429435PTE (L/CPL) Daniel AnthonyDOYLE

2NZEF; Royal Corps of NZ Military Police (RNZMP) – War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service Medal, NZ Operational Service Medal, NZ Service Medal 1946-49  (J-Force)

REWARD

B / RP

STOLEN from house in Christchurch on 09 Apr 2019

11038LT (MAJ) Alfred Charles HANSEN, MC 

26 (Cant & Otago) Battalion, 2NZEF – Military Cross (MC), 1939/45 Star, Africa Star, War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service Medal

 

REWARD

STOLEN – medals were LOANED to the Nelson RSA by recipient’s widow, for a display –  medals never returned.

NZ 42340F/SGT Alan John RHODES, DFM 

RNZAF: att 90 SQN RAF; 2nd TOD with 75 (NZ) SQN RAF – Distinguished Flying Medal (DFM), 1939/45 Star, Aircrew Europe Star (Clasp: France & Germany), Italy Star,  Defence Medal, War Medal 1939/45, NZ War Service Medal

REWARD &  BUY-BACK offered
481795PTE Allan Benedict CORCORAN 

23 (NZ) Infantry Battalion, 2 NZEF: Memorial Cross

BUY-BACK offered 
25/654PTE Robert  LOAN 

3Bn, 3/NZRB, NZEF – Main Body:  1914/15 Star and Victory Medal – family in possession of BWM 

 
      

SECOND WORLD WAR (1939-45) … UK, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, SOUTH AFRICA, INDIA

6917 SUB.LT Thomas Morton COSSAR R.N. 

Royal Navy (RN) & RNZN – 1939/45 Star, Atlantic Star, 1939/45 War Medal, Defence Medal, NZ War Service Medal

 

1433683  (SAAF)

P13031 (RNZAF)

LAC

SGT

ErnestCOXSHALL, MM

Service: RAF Volunteer Reserve (RAFVR) RAF Servicing Commandos; South African Air Force (SAAF); RNZAF

RAF awards: Military Medal (M.M. Burma), 1939/45 Star, France & Germany Star, Burma Star, Defence Medal, 1939/45 War Medal. 

SAAF awards: South Africa South Korean War Service Medal + United States Presidential Distinguished Unit Citation. 

RNZAF awards – General Service Medal 1918/62 (GSM) Clasp: MALAYA, RNZAF Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (LS&GC).

REWARD 
T-16246DVRThomas WilliamEVANS

Royal Army Service Corps (RASC) – General Service Medal 1918/62 (GSM) – Clasp: KURDISTAN (1919-1923), 1939/45 War Medal, Defence Medal, Pacific Star, War Medal 1939/45 – all are framed with photograph of Dvr Evans + RASC hat badge

REWARD

 Missing from Tauranga

AI-680 (or 680-AI)

195652 (RASC)

LT (LT.COL)

John Wynne – Aubrey

MEREDITH

Commissioned RMC Sandhurst 1936 – 2LT to service in Indian Army; 1937/46, 7th Rajaputna Regt., and  Royal Indian Army Service Corps (RIASC); 1947/53, Royal Army Service Corps (RASC); Retired rank, Hon. Lt-Col – 1939/45 Star, Africa Star, War Medal 1939/45 with Mention in Dispatches oak leaf, India Service Medal 1939/45 – may be others; unknown if any medals named.

REWARD & BUY-BACK offered

Medals were SOLD in NZ between 1981-2000, possibly Wgtn, Levin or Palmerston North 

1093361GNRJohn MichaelHUME, MM

57th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery (R.A.) – Military Medal (MM), 193945 Star, Africa Star, Italy Star & War Medal 1939-45

REWARD & BUY-BACK offered 

Medals SOLD on eBay UK by quirke4927 in Oct/Nov 2017 to a NZ buyer 

??WalterGOLDSWORTHY R.N.

Royal Navy (RN) – 1939/45 Star, Atlantic Star, Pacific Star, Defence Medal, 1939/45 War Medal. 

Medals engraved” (number?) W. GOLDSWORTHY RN”

Also stolen, a SILVER TRUMPET engraved with maker’s name “BOOSEY & CO – Class A.”  Elaborate floral factory engraving.

B / RP

STOLEN from  Redoubt Road, Totara Park, Manukau, Auckland on 17 May 2019

      

MEDALS AWARDED AFTER 1945 – ALL COUNTRIES 

P3529174

J86856

SAC

SGT

Peter Leonard WEATHERILL

RAF: General Service Medal 1962, Clasps: RADFAN and SOUTH ARABIA

RNZAF; Long Service & Good Conduct (LS&GC) Medal 

REWARD

Picton –  Blenheim area 1998   

Q79479FLT.LT (WG.CDR)Gordon Wilmot RAGG, AFC

RNZAF; 5 Sqn. – Air Force Cross (AFC) + NZ Operational Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, NZ General Service Medal  ‘Warlike’ (GSM), Clasp: VIETNAM;  Armed Forces Award (AFA), NZ Defence Service Medal – Clasp: REGULAR 

REWARD

B / RP – STOLEN from Auckland 2016 

M46126CPLIan RalphHINDLE

NZ Army; RNZ Corps of Transport (RNZCT) – Long Service & Good Conduct (LS&GC) Medal

 
B993164CPLPatrick TOOTELL

NZ Army; RNZIR –  Attached 5 Movements Sqn, RNZAF – NZ Operational Service Medal, UNPROFOR (Bosnia), East Timor Medal, UNTAET (East Timor), NZ General Service Medal (Afghanistan – Primary), NZ Defence Service Medal –  Clasp: REGULAR

REWARD

B / RP – STOLEN from Riverhead, Auckland 2016

13167ORD.SMN (Ordinary Seaman)Rex ArthurWAKELY

RNZN; HMNZS Rotoiti –Korea Medal, United Nations Medal for Korea, NZ Defence Service Medal –  Clasp: REGULAR, Republic of Korea War Service Medal

REWARD

T / RP – Auckland 2012

X90687

F/S (1)

CPL (2)

Barbara Ann

ATTWOOD (1)

COLLINS (2)

RNZAF; PTSU – NZ Operational Service Medal (1), East Timor Medal (1), UN East Timor (UNMISET) Medal, Long Service & Good Conduct (LS&GC) Medal + Bar (1), NZ Defence Service Medal – Clasp: REGULAR (2)

REWARD

B / RP – STOLEN from Waitakeri 2016 

U1019171L/CPLMark R.DOOHAN 

NZ Army – NZ Operational Service Medal, NZ General Service Medal (Afghanistan – Primary), NATO (Non-Article 5) Service Medal, NZ Defence Service Medal – Clasp: REGULAR

REWARD

B / RP – STOLEN from Taupo 2016  

V206352?Ronald A.EVERLEIGH

NZ Army; RNZ Artillery (RNZA) – NZ Operational Service Medal, Korean War Medal, Vietnam War Medal, Long Service & Good Conduct (LS&GC) Medal, United Nations War Service Medal (Korea), Republic of Korea War Service Medal, South Vietnam Campaign medal

T / RP – Auckland 2015
??KarlNIELSEN

NZ Army; 2/1 Battalion RNZIR – NZ Operational Service Medal, East Timor Medal, NZ Defence Service Medal – Clasp: REGULAR + Chief of Army Commendation Ribbon (badge)

T / RP – Westgate, Auckland 2015
G190630L/BDRW. D.TEPPET

NZ Army; RNZ Artillery (RNZA) – NZ Operational Service Medal + ?

T / RP – 1992
 ? ?D. J. ANNING ** – see  father WW1 UK above

Royal Air Force (RAF) – General Service Medal 1918/62 – Clasp: CYPRUS + Messina Earthquake Medal 1908

B / RP
xxxxxxxxxxMREdward GeorgeBEANEY 

United Kingdom British Empire Medal (Civil) – L.G. o1 Jan 1957 – for Services to Coal Mining

B / RP
F87520 WOMichael COCKER

RNZAF; Medical – Pair of Military Identity / Dog Tags  impressed with: Number, Rank, Initials, Surname, Blood Group, Service, Religious Denomination

B / RP – STOLEN from  Blenheim 2017 
22101958PTEJohn GREEN

Army Catering Corps (ACC) – Korea Medal, United Nations Medal for Korea, General Service Medal 1918/1962 – Clasp: MALAYA

Missing in transit post from UK to NZ

BUY-BACK offered 

23834364S/SGTIan JamesMACRAE

321 EOD / 23 JSTU / BAOR – General Service Medal 1918/1962 – Clasp: NORTHERN IRELAND, Queen’s Silver Jubilee Medal 1977, Regular Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (LS&GC) 

REWARD

Wellington 2011  

678685PTEJames DouglasMUNN

NZ Army; RNZIR – NZ Operational Service Medal, General Service Medal 1918/1962 – Clasp: BORNEO, NZ Defence Service Medal – Clasp: REGULAR, Pingat Jasa Malaysia Medal

REWARD

B / RP – STOLEN from Palmerston North December  2016   

14461018CPLReginald BernardSTEDMAN

British Army General Service Medal 1918/1962 (Geo VI) – Clasps: PALESTINE, and MALAYA

Recipient SOLD his medals after war. BUY-BACK offered by Recipient

xxxxxxxxxxNZ CUSTOMS OFFR G. D.HEARN

NZ Customs Service – NZ  Customs Service Medal + Clasp on ribbon, in case of issue.

B / RP – STOLEN from AUCKLAND on 12 Dec 2018

206511SIG Kenneth HutchesonMcCULLOCH 

RNZ Corps of Signals (Kayforce) – United Nations Service Medal with Clasp: KOREA – Korea Medal held by MRNZ

BUY-BACK offered
xxxxxxxxxxMRS Catherine CAMPBELL, MBE 

Member of ME Order of British Empire (Civil).  1950s ladies award, mounted on a bow of medal ribbon in  black box of issue – marked MBE on the lid.  Also contains photograph of recipient receiving award from EIIR in 1950s.

B / RP

STOLEN from Petrie Street Richmond,  Nelson on 10 May 2019

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DET.INSP & DET.CH/INSP 

B. W.JAMES

NZ Police

Pre-1976 issue: Long Service & Good Conduct Medal – impressed date 1972.

Post-1976 issue: Long Service & Good Conduct Medal with two Clasps – 21 YEARS and 28 YEARS – impressed date 1978.

B / RP

STOLEN from Westmoreland  Christchurch 25 Jul – 04 Aug 2019

      

EPHEMERA

Nil     
 

LEGEND

NEW = most recent entries 

*     = brothers & sisters

**   = father & son

#    = given name on enlistment

RP Reported to Police   = Theft   = Burglary   = Waiouru National Army Museum

PTE – SGT = range of ranks medal may be impressed with

(CPL) = highest known rank

NZ National Army Museum – Theft of Medals

In December 2007 a large number of medals were stolen from the New Zealand Army Museum at Waiouru, some later being recovered.  The web link below lists the medals of significance that have not yet been recovered.  If you see any of these medals, or hear of any information that could lead to recovery, please contact the National Army Museum Curator or any of the MRNZ team.

http://www.armymuseum.co.nz/medals/medal-enquiry/

National Army Museum
State Highway One

PO Box 45
Waiouru
New Zealand

Tel: 06 387 6911

Fax: 06 387 6319

Contact Form:  http://www.armymuseum.co.nz/visit-us/enquiries-bookings/