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El Alamein 1942

    On the twenty third of October 1942 at 2140 hours local time Lieutenant General Montgomery  ordered a 20-minute general bombardment of the Axis front lines  heralding the commencement of Operation Lightfoot. At 2200 hours, infantrymen and Royal engineers of the British XXX Corps led the way through the minefield (thus the name “Lightfoot”, as they...

First war Gallantry Britain & Commonwealth

British Awards for Gallantry or Meritorious Service in WW1 There are a number of awards which an individual might receive for a conspicuous and gallant act of valour, usually in the presence of the enemy, whilst serving in the British, Dominion and Colonial armed forces during the First World War. Also, there were awards issued for distinguished and meritorious...

Lady Australian Medical Military Medal WW1

      Dr Phoebe Chapple Military Medal (1879-1967). An Australian Doctor Serving On The Western Front  Dr Phoebe Chapple was one of 15 Australian women doctors who undertook overseas military service during the first world war. Becoming the first Australian, and  only female doctor, to receive the Military Medal – awarded “for gallantry in the...

medals and the market place

THE VICTORIA CROSS THAT SOLD FOR £1.5MILLION The record price ever paid for a gallantry medal is £1.5 million for a Victoria Cross awarded to First World War Captain Noel Chavasse, one of only three people to have ever received the VC twice. –  The medal sold was his second it had been awarded posthumously for the rescuing of soldiers in no-man’s land at...

Prices of ww2 medals

  Prices of ww2 Medals , Decorations, and  Associated Memorabilia– whether British or foreign – are high!.   Popular among devotees of military history and savvy  investment groups prices of ww2 medals.  Examples  from Great War campaign medals, Waterloo and Crimea, to gallantry medals for valor in Naval General Service, or for acts of...

Value My Medals

“Value My Medals” is the free of charge Medal Valuation service provided  Directly By Dedicated Professionals.     Medals, Orders and Decorations – Of All Nations  are Highly collectible and popular among history collectors and savvy Investors.  Awards  from Great War campaign medals, Waterloo and Crimea, to gallantry medals for valor in Naval...

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