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Old 06-10-20, 09:18 PM
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Default 2nd Life Guards MG Guards

These are shortly inbound to my collection a matched pair of 2nd LG MG Guards titles with attribution. Fairly unusual.

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Old 06-10-20, 10:08 PM
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Very nice indeed.
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Old 06-10-20, 10:39 PM
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You lucky man. My grandfather's regiment. Very scarce I think. I have wondered if 1LG had something similar but have not seen such. Regards, Paul.

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"Fairly unusual". Come on man, they are frickin scarce and fabulous

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Cool 2nd Life Guards MG Guards

Great stuff, thanks for sharing.

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Rocking horse poo.....
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Badges have now arrived all attributed to 3161 Trooper GT Bixley 2 LG transfered to GDs MG in May 1918.

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Good to see. Do you think the badge was an officers with blades originally?
The button locket is also nice to see-and the shoulder titles as a pair are very fine. Regards, Paul.
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First Name:
G T
Surname:
Bixley
Incident Details:
War Office Daily List No.5740
Report Date:
05/12/1918
Rank:
Private
Service Number:
4337
Wound Stripe:
Entitled to wear a "Wound Stripe" as authorised under Army Order 204 of 6th July 1916. The terms of this award being met by being named in this list.
Casualty Listed As:
Wounded.
Next Of Kin Address:
London, E.
Service:
British Army
Primary Unit:
Guards Machine Gun Regiment
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NLS 1918_WList71
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Many thanks Leigh
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Very nice, George Bixley was very much the volunteer who had enlisted for the duration, a warehouseman from Peckham, I wonder why he chose the Household Cavalry, I dare say the uniform had been a familiar sight and had made an impression upon him as a boy.


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Old 18-10-20, 05:50 PM
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It does appear to be die cast and broached at some point, I would think an OSD example.


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