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Medal Identification

#4
It looks like some sort of RGJ rig from the insignia and headdress.

The first is definitely the S. Atlantic Medal with Rosette.

I think that "cross" medal is one of those commemorative bits of bling available for purchase and not an official gong.

Some fantasy name like the volunteer cross of general service cross. It a milk bottle top thing I think you'll find...
 
#6
Medals in order are:

The South Atlantic Medal (Awarded for the Falklands War 1982)

Cadet Forces Medal (CFM)

General Service Cross (Commemorative Medal - Should not be worn alongside the other two medals)

Hope this helps

Regards Sully
 
#7


This superb Hallmarked Solid Silver Cross was instituted in 1992 for those men and women who have given valuable Service to the British Commonwealth in peacetime or during hostilities and whose services in many cases have gone unrecognised. By not serving in a War Zone and not serving enough to obtain a Long Service medal, many veterans have no visual evidence of Services given.

Price £58.50
( £48.75 excl. vat)

For £58.50 plus postage you can look like you liberated France on your own.
 
#8
And a chap who forgot to straighten his bugle on his headress. Jail the inspecting officer...
also a chap who became one of the best bugle majors in the band and bugles, also nearly all the badges are like that (and still, we cant get any of the new RIFLES wings or back badges!)
 
#9
Medals in order are:

The South Atlantic Medal (Awarded for the Falklands War 1982)

Cadet Forces Medal (CFM)

General Service Cross (Commemorative Medal - Should not be worn alongside the other two medals)

Hope this helps

Regards Sully
Yes that helps alot, now to convince him that he should still wear his South Atlantic medal alongside his Herrick one
 

RP578

LE
Book Reviewer
#10
Any hints as to what uniform that is?
It's No.3 Dress; 'Warm Weather Ceremonial Uniform' with Bugler variations.

Yes that helps alot, now to convince him that he should still wear his South Atlantic medal alongside his Herrick one
It's not really a matter of choice if he is serving as it is part of his uniform and to not wear it (if he has it) is to be incorrectly dressed.
 
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Lechies

Guest
#11
Medals in order are:

The South Atlantic Medal (Awarded for the Falklands War 1982)

Cadet Forces Medal (CFM)

General Service Cross (Commemorative Medal - Should not be worn alongside the other two medals)

Hope this helps

Regards Sully
Not sure that is the CFM, my next door neighbour has one and about 3 bars, it's got a broad yellow stripe on each edge of the ribbon, can't see the edge very clearly in the shot but don't see any yellow. The end one is definately The General Service Cross, self awarded to those who didn't get anything to polish in their Service. Shouldn't be with the others, South Atlantic itself is enough to get a hat doffed by me, the last one just makes him look like a throbber.
 
#20
Yes that helps alot, now to convince him that he should still wear his South Atlantic medal alongside his Herrick one
COXY93, You asked if anyone knows what thes medals are and I answered your query, I do not understand your comment!! Where is his Herrick Medal?

If you know him, why do you not ask him yourself.
 

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