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1926-63 Highly Intriguing & interesting Officer's Africa, Greece, New Guinea & Korea Mentioned in Despatches group of 10. 1939-45, Africa (8th Army clasp), Pacific Stars, Defence, War (with M.I.D. emblem), ASM. All impressed officially 'NX32259 R. POWELL'; Korea & UN Korea ('NX32259 R POWELL' to the 1st, '2/481 R. Powell' to 2nd); All mounted as worn on orig ribbons; Aust Active Service Medal 1945-75 clasp 'Korea' & Australian Defence Medal both named 'NX32259 R Powell' (last 2 late issues to family). Ronald Powell, born Sydney NSW 7/5/11. Enl 9th Inf Bn (Militia) Aug 1926-Feb 1928. Enl Royal Aust Naval Reserve (S2537) 1/8/35-29/5/37. Enl Royal Aust Engineers (Sigs) 29/5/37 T/CPL 2/2/38, Cpl 11/11/38, T/Sgt 1/3/39, T/WOII 1/9/39. To AIF 15/6/40 1st Aust Corps Sig unit. To Middle East 26/12/40. To Greece 18/3/41 & Evac to Alexandria May '41. Court martialled - not guilty 29/12/42. To Milne Bay with 9th Div Sigs 3/8/43. Lieut 25/6/44. Awarded M.I.D (L.G 27/4/44) 'for exceptional services in the field in New Guinea'. Borneo 1945. BCOF Japan 6/1/47-15/12/52. Captain 15/8/52. Korea 22/2/53. Dismissed by General Court Martial for theft 26/7/63. Medals forfeited & returned to Central Army Records Office. These were restored to him some years later. Died 13/2/1987. Family applied for & received the AASM & ADM. These last with their cardboard sleeves for issue boxes. EF/gEF. Scarce Officer's M.I.D group of 10. With copies of service records & CM transcripts (P)SOLD at A$1500