Archive for the 1901-1913 Medals Category

A Pre-War Birchall in the RFA

Posted in 1901-1913 Medals, Family Groups & Singles with tags , on August 6, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_the_United_KingdomThis single is the Territorial Efficiency Medal (EVII). It was awarded on the 1st of July 1909 to 63 Serjeant T. Birchall, of the 4/W.Lancashire Regiment Howitzer Battery, RFA.

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Medal for 25 Years in the Bavarian Fire Service 1884-1918

Posted in 1901-1913 Medals with tags , , on June 9, 2013 by The Dude

800px-Flag_of_Bavaria_(striped)I have the successor medal here. I find the fact that I have even one of these pretty funny since I collect neither fire service medals nor the medals issued by the German States. This is what happens when you apply a vacuum cleaner to the internet. This medal was issued between 1884 and 1918, although when it was finally suppressed it hadn’t been awarded since 1915.

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Kings South Africa Medal Miniature

Posted in 1901-1913 Medals with tags , , on May 12, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_the_United_KingdomThe Boer War overlapped the reign of Victoria and Edward VII. The medal issued under Edward was called The Kings South Africa Medal. This is a period miniature for this medal.

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1904-05 Russo-Japanese War Medal

Posted in 1901-1913 Medals with tags , , on April 30, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_Japan.svgA unique jugun kiso was ordered on March 31, 1906 by Imperial Edict No. 51[3] in recognition of those who served in the war which occurred during the 37th and 38th years of the Meiji period — Meiji 37-38 (1904–1905). This is more commonly known as the Russo-Japanese War Medal.

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