Not a doddle, any ideas?

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    sobota
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    Not a doddle, any ideas?

    Post by sobota on Sun Jul 27, 2014 5:44 pm

    A friend of mine asked if i had any idea what this was, i simply havent a clue, has anyone have any suggestions?


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    Re: Not a doddle, any ideas?

    Post by sobota on Sun Jul 27, 2014 5:45 pm

    Just looking at it now i think it may be a medal? I should add ive not seen it in the flesh, only this photo.

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    Re: Not a doddle, any ideas?

    Post by 1stDivVet on Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:07 pm

    It's the medal part of a 1914-1915 "Mons" Star medal. A British WW1 decoration.

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    Re: Not a doddle, any ideas?

    Post by sobota on Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:09 pm

    Ah fantastic i'll pass that on, it wasnt really my area of knowledge!

    Thanks Fins  Very Happy

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    Re: Not a doddle, any ideas?

    Post by 1stDivVet on Sun Jul 27, 2014 8:14 pm

    Anytime! :-)

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    Re: Not a doddle, any ideas?

    Post by indypatchcollector on Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:53 pm

    The medal should have the name, rank, unit and service number stamped into the back. Most British service records are available on Ancestry.com.

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    Re: Not a doddle, any ideas?

    Post by AndyD on Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:33 pm

    The Mons star is the name given to the 1914 star,the medal shown is the 1914-15 star.

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