Archive for the 1901-1913 Medals Category

A Longserving Birchall in the South Lancashire Regiment

Posted in 1901-1913 Medals, Family Groups & Singles with tags , , on March 4, 2023 by The Dude

Interesting orphan off EBay. This Long Service in the Volunteer Force Medal was awarded to Corporal William Birchall, 6889, 2V.B. South Lancashire Regiment. William had served 20 years by 1908 in this regiment and reenlisted as a regular in the same regiment in 1908. He served through the First World War, being discharged due to age on the 29th of September 1917 at the rank of C.S.M (age 48).

A Pre-War Birchall in the RFA

Posted in 1901-1913 Medals, Family Groups & Singles with tags , on August 6, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_the_United_KingdomThis single is the Territorial Efficiency Medal (EVII). It was awarded on the 1st of July 1909 to 63 Serjeant T. Birchall, of the 4/W.Lancashire Regiment Howitzer Battery, RFA.



1904-05 Russo-Japanese War Medal

Posted in 1901-1913 Medals with tags , , on April 30, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_Japan.svgA unique jugun kiso was ordered on March 31, 1906 by Imperial Edict No. 51[3] in recognition of those who served in the war which occurred during the 37th and 38th years of the Meiji period — Meiji 37-38 (1904–1905). This is more commonly known as the Russo-Japanese War Medal.

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