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1st Army Medals | Royal Artillery | Dunkirk Veteran | Operation Torch |Provenance

1st Army Medals | Royal Artillery | Dunkirk Veteran | Operation Torch |Provenance
1st Army Medals | Royal Artillery | Dunkirk Veteran | Operation Torch |Provenance
1st Army Medals | Royal Artillery | Dunkirk Veteran | Operation Torch |Provenance
1st Army Medals | Royal Artillery | Dunkirk Veteran | Operation Torch |Provenance
1st Army Medals | Royal Artillery | Dunkirk Veteran | Operation Torch |Provenance
1st Army Medals | Royal Artillery | Dunkirk Veteran | Operation Torch |Provenance

1st Army Medals | Royal Artillery | Dunkirk Veteran | Operation Torch |Provenance

1st Army Medals | Royal Artillery | Dunkirk Veteran | Operation Torch 


A group of WW2, 1st Army Medal grouping for sale with original ribbons. The group to Sergeant James Harrison Crossling. The Medal group includes:

Africa Star

Italy Star

1939-1945 Star

1939-1945 medal

Victory Medal


In addition to the medals, the sale includes:


1-Photograph of Sergeant Crossling with sub-machine

2-Record Of Service card showing that Sgt Crossling served with the Royal Artillery from 1939 through to 1946.

3-A Royal Artillery side hat badge

4-Initial ribbon bar for, 1939-1945 Sttar, Afrika Star (with '1'), and Italy Star

5-Ribbon bar  same as above but with addition of Victory Medal ribbon

5-A higher quality woven ribbon bar with machined bars, and covered in clear celluliod. This ribbon bar purpose made for Crossling by an Italian seamstress whilst remaining in Italy during 1945 / 1946. Unique and beautiful.


Condition report: The medal group in excellent to near mint condition. The service card and photo showing some use.

Provenance: The Crossling group purchased from his son by a local collector. Remaining in that collection to date. A full provenance letter included in the sale. The letter also details conversations the collector had with Crossling's son about his father's wartime exploits. The letter confrms that Crossling was a veteran of the Dunkirk beaches, and details his time in Africa and Italy.

Notes: As a part of the allied invasion of North Africa (Operation Torch), Crossling would have been moved to Morocco & Algiers at the beginning of November 1942. Later being moved to Italy.

Price:

£ 275.00

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