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Old 26-10-21, 06:14 PM
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Hi sorry for the poor pic I have bought a trunk of kit and uniforms and puzzeled by the medal ribbon grouping ? The officer served in the 7th Northumberland Fusiliers wich was a MG battalion for the 51st Highland Div his name was Captain Adrian Joseph Moon very many thanks
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Old 26-10-21, 06:23 PM
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Atlantic Star and War Medals, WWII.
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HI Leigh , Yes I get that just thought an Atlantic Star for an Infantry officer a tad strange ? interested in your thoughts please ?
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HI Leigh , Yes I get that just thought an Atlantic Star for an Infantry officer a tad strange ? interested in your thoughts please ?
Was he Royal Artillery, and on a ship ?
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Ah, sorry, thought you meant what ribbons were they.
UK Army List 1947 shows April 1946 War Substantive 2nd Lt A J Moon, Royal Northumberland Fusilers.
If original to Moon's tunic, possibly relating to service prior to commissioning in the RNF?
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Was he ever RA ?
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ARH ....!!! anti aircraft .Maritime R.A good one Simon
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