Orders, Decorations and Medals

Orders, Decorations and Medals (28 & 29 March 2012) Catalogue Cover

Named Collections

John Chidzey, AIMTA

John Chidzey, AIMTA

Born in Eastleigh on 22nd October 1925 John Chidzey spent almost all his life in Winchester where, on leaving School, he won a scholarship to the highly regarded local School of Art. In November 1941 he joined 1105 (Winchester) Squadron of the newly formed Air Training Corps (ATC), became the bass d...
Michael ‘Mike’ Hayward

Michael ‘Mike’ Hayward

The circumstances in which Mike Hayward and I met for the first time were those which many medal collectors will recognise with a sinking heart and were not necessarily conducive to friendship. For years I had been looking for a campaign medal to a Wiltshire Regiment man whose Army Long Service and...