Category Archives: Memorabilia

Soldat Louis Elich

Following on from last night’s post, allow me to introduce you to Louis Elich, who appears in the 1935-36 volume of the Golden Book (the book was produced between 1933 and 1939 in seven or eight volumes).  When I rattled … Continue reading

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Yser On Ne Passe Pas!

I could have sworn I had shown you this beautiful little bronze medal years ago, but it appears not, from what I can see.

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Having just returned from a few days r ‘n’ r in pastures old (Essex) and new (Suffolk) – for those of you who read the Back in Blighty posts, new categories for both counties will be appearing in due course … Continue reading

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A Tall Story

Those of you who’ve followed this site for a few years now might know that, although I’m not really a collector as such, I do have some battlefield relics I’ve picked up over the years on my travels, and I … Continue reading

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An Aussie in Flanders

A strip of camouflaged canvas from a downed German plane.

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A Day At The Fair

I was helping out at the Aldershot Militaria Society Fair in Farnham yesterday and found this in an odds and ends box.  Now I know nothing about medals, and it’s in pretty poor condition, but it looked interesting, and it … Continue reading

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