!!  STOLEN  MEDALS  !!     RECOVERED !! – Aug 2017

Can you help …. ?


Stolen from:  Rotorua – Dec/Jan 2017

Service:  19 Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) – WW1 & WW2

Medals named to:  55752  RSM  (maybe Lt/Capt) S. J. (Samuel John) BENNETT – 19. Bn.  C.E.F. (Canadian Expeditionary Force)


  • Military Cross (English issue –  Crown on each Arm of Cross)
  • 1914-15 Star (WW1)
  • British War Medal (WW1)
  • Victory Medal (WW1)
  • Defence Medal (WW2)

Additional Items:  Pocket watch, gold watch, coin collection (Egyptian & British), pet Ashes Casket engraved with “Milo (Boodle)”

Reward:   Yes

Reported to NZ Police:  Yes


If you have any information that may assist with the recovery of these medals, please contact:  Ian at  [email protected] – 027-940-4495 … OR,  if found the medals may be sent to: 

M.R.N.Z.,   PO Box 8034,  Nelson Mail Centre,  Nelson 7042 …..  No Questions Asked !

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