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1918 Zeebrugge & Ostende Distinguished Service Medal recipient British War & Victory Medals, together with a high quality sterling silver replica of the DSM & an original Croix de Guerre (1914-17 dates) with bronze palme & star to a New Zealander. Pr impressed officially: 'MB 1858 C.D Pulsford, MM, RNVR.' Charles Douglas Pulsford, born 1887, entered RNVR service in New Zealand (noted as 'Wellington') with Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 11/11/16. Service aboard HMS's 'Hermione', 'Thames' & 'Arrogant' - though listed in London Gazette under 'Picket Boats, Motor Launches & Motor Boats'. Awarded DSM for Ops at Zeebrugge & Ostende for the night of 22/23 April, 1918. Pulsford was paid by & his medals issued by New Zealand Govt. DSM announced London Gazette # 30807, 19/7/1918. 'Ch Motor Mech. Charles Douglas Pulsford, RNVR, ON MB 1858'. Disch 1919. gVF. Scarce pr to Zeebrugge/Ostende DSM winner with copies of service docs & a copy of the book: 'The Distinguished Service Medal 1914-20' by W.H. Febyer, 1982 listing Pulsford's award. (P)
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1914-18 Australian born New Zealand Rifle Brigade Pr. British War & Victory medal impressed officially: '26/127 RFLM N Nicholson NZEF', Neil Nicholson, next of kin noted as sister in Kyneton, VIC, AUS. To 4th Bn, 'B' Company, NZRB. To UK & ops France from Feb 1916. On original ribbons. EF. With brief service details.
1914-19 Victory Medal to Canterbury Regiment & New Zealand Rifle brigade. Killed in Action. Impressed officially: '63978 PTE A.E. WEEDS, NZEF'. Arthur Ernest Weeds, born 1894, resident Wellington. Embarked NZ with 'F' Coy, 32nd REINF, NZRB. 21/11/17. Killed in Action, France 15/7/18. Buried Foncquevilliers Military Cemetery. With research notes & copy photo from the Auckland Weekly News, 1918. gVF
1914-18 Killed In Action Passchendaele 3rd NZ Rifle Brigade pr. British War & Victory Medals impressed officially '41139 L/CPL. A.L. GARDEN. NZEF.' Albert Louis Garden, born 5/2/1896, resident Pahia, enl Riverton 11/11/1916, KIA Nonne Boschen Pill Box, Ypres Salient 8/12/1917, buried Aeroplane Cemetery, Ieper (Ypres), Belgium. aEF. With copies of service documents & copy photo of Garden.
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