Militaria

Militaria (16 September 2010) Catalogue Cover

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J.R. Gaunt & Son

J.R. Gaunt & Son

The firm of J.R. Gaunt & Son was established in 1884 when john Richard Gaunt and his eldest son, Charles Frederick, left their employment with the long established London military buttonmakers Firmin & Sons to set up on their own. The firm, originally based at the intersection of Clifford St...
Phil Harris

Phil Harris

Phil Harris, my grandfather, was born in Bristol on 7 May 1914 and started collecting badges in the 1920s. His eldest brother, Will, enlisted in the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry in his teens and, with there being a ten-year age gap between the two, Will would always bring home on h...