Orders, Decorations and Medals

Orders, Decorations and Medals (21 September 2007) Catalogue Cover

Named Collections

Ian McInnes

Ian McInnes

Ian McInnes was born in 1937 and served in the Royal Air Force from 1956-58. Afterwards, until retirement, he was the marketing manager of a large retail chain. He remains prominent in local affairs, serving as Metropolitan Councillor and as a J.P. Much of his time is now taken up with Chernobyl Chi...
Barrett J. Carr, JP BSc

Barrett J. Carr, JP BSc

Barry Carr was born in Brisbane on 17 July 1934. He left primary school after obtaining the Queensland Scholarship and became an apprentice plumber and gas fitter, but in 1953 he was called up for National Service. He volunteered for Korea but his parents would not give their consent to him going as...
Brigadier (Retd) B.A.H. Parritt, C.B.E.

Brigadier (Retd) B.A.H. Parritt, C.B.E.

Brian Parritt, a graduate of Hong Kong University in Mandarin and the Staff College, Camberley, served for 37 years in the British Army, culminating in five years as Director of the Intelligence Corps. Throughout his service he held a variety of senior intelligence and security appointments all over...
Arnold James Henderson

Arnold James Henderson

Jamie, as he is known to his friends, was born in London on 5 June 1936. He was educated at Wellesley House, Broadstairs, and Uppingham School, Rutland, where fellow-collectors Kenneth Douglas-Morris and John Tamplin were former pupils.He enlisted into the Gordon Highlanders for National Service in...
Wing Commander Bill Traynor, MA (Cantab.)

Wing Commander Bill Traynor, MA (Cantab.)

Bill Traynor, my Father, was born at Barrow-in-Furness on 3 January 1919, where his Father was a pattern maker in the Vickers shipyard. In the early 1920s the family moved to Coventry when my grandfather secured a job in the car industry. Bill attended The Bablake School, Coventry, from where he wen...