Orders, Decorations and Medals

Orders, Decorations and Medals (22 September 2006) Catalogue Cover

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Named Collections

David Riddick

David Riddick

David George Bushman Riddick, born on 23 November 1921, began collecting medals as long ago as 1944. His inspiration for this came from visits at an early age to an uncle who had been awarded the K.C.B. and other Indian medals. At first David collected medals of all types, but in 1960 he decided hen...
Eric Knowles

Eric Knowles

Eric Knowles was born in Audenshaw, Manchester, on 9 September 1928. His interest in the Great War was fired when still a boy in the early 1930s, hearing tales about the War from his Uncle Robert, who was the victim of a gas attack in the conflict. It was to remain a lifelong passion.A talented foot...
Ron Penhall

Ron Penhall

My interest in military history began on the prairies of Canada, in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, in my sixth grade of elementary school, where we had a delightful Scottish teacher who filled my head with Kipling, the North-West Frontier, the Scottish soldier in India, the Great Game. I was hooked.Thirty...
Thomas Halpin

Thomas Halpin