Coldstream Guards Medals stolen

Posted on Thurs, 12 June 2008 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News
Over a two year period various medal groups have been stolen from Victoria Barracks in Windsor. These medals HAVE been sold into the trade and many were bought by a dealer in good faith - he has since sold them on and the police are trying to trace them.

The complete list is a long one but here goes:

Medals Stolen from 1st Battalion COLDSTREAM GUARDS, Victoria Barracks, Sheet Street, Windsor Berkshire, SL4 1HF.

1. WATERLOO Medal Private CALLICAT
2. WATERLOO Medal Private J.MOORE
3. Waterloo Medal Private BASLEY
4. Waterloo Medal or Long Service and good conduct medal Private MORGAN
5. Waterloo medal Private SIMPSON
6. Sultans Medal for Egypt 1802 Captain C.PHILLIPS
7. WATERLOO Medal Private BOON
8. Waterloo Medal Private AYRES
9. Waterloo Medal Private CARR
10. CRIMEA War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol, Balaklava Drummer MARTIN
11. Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastapol, Balaklava Private BAKER
12. Crimea War Medal Clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastapol, Balaklava Private PRICK
13. Crimea War Medal Clasp Alma, Inkermann, Sebastapol, Balaklava, Turkish Crimea Medal Private SHORT
14. Crimea War Medal Clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastapol, BALAKLAVA, Private BLISSETT
15. Crimea War Medal Clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastapol, Balaklava, Private FEWINGS
16. KHEDIVES STAR Private WRIGHT
17. EGYPT Medal 1 Clasp Private ROBINSON
18. EGYPT Medal 1 Clasp Private TURNER
19. EGYPT Medal 1 Clasp Private YOUNG
20. Distinguished Service Order Sergeant TROTTER
21. EGYPT Medal 2 Clasps Private HINDS
22. EGYPT Medal 1 Clasp Private FRY
23. KHEDIVES Star Private FAULKNER
24. Queens South Africa Medal 6 Clasps Private GARRETT
25. Whitehead Cup Medal Lieutenant G.IVES
26. QUEENS South Africa Medal 6 Clasps, Kings South Africa Medal clasps South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 Private CUMMINGS
27. QUEENS Police Medal, KINGS Police Medal T CLAY
28. QUEENS South Africa Medal 3 Clasps, KINGS South Africa Medal Clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 Corporal WHITEHOUSE
29. QUEENS South Africa Medal 6 Clasps, KINGS South Africa Medal Clasps South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 Private WALKER
30. QUEENS South Africa Medal 5 Clasps, QUEENS Police Medal, Kings Police Medal Corporal McGRATH
31. QUEENS South Africa Medal 6 Clasps, KINGS South Africa Medal Clasps South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 Private MYERS
32. MBE, Distinguished Conduct Medal, Queens South Africa Medal, 1914 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal, 1939-45 War Medal, Long Service And Good Conduct Medal, Meritorious Service Medal RSM T BRITTON
33. Crimea Medal, Turkish Crimea Medal J CHALKLEY
34. British War Medal GILLEY
35. QUEENS South Africa Medal 6 Bars, Kings South Africa Medal Clasps South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 BATES
36. OBE, 1914 Star, British WAR MEDAL, Victory Medal, 1939-45 War Medal, 1937 Coronation Medal, Belgium; Order of the Crown Major R T BURTON
37. OBE,1939-45 Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, 1953 Coronation Colonel PEMBROKE
38. Egypt Medal 1 Bar, Khedives Star, Queens South Africa Medal 3 Bars, 1911 Coronation Medal, Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Private THOME
39. Crimea 4 Clasps, Turkish Crimea Medal Private LEWIS
40. Egypt Medal1 Bar, Khedives Star, Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, HAWKINS
41. Military Medal GV, Queens South Africa Medal 6 Bars,
Kings South Africa Medal, Clasps South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 DOUGLAS
42. MBE, British War Medal, Victory Medal, Defence Medal, 1939-45 War Medal, Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Meritorious Service Medal Sergeant C ROBINSON
43. Queens South Africa Medal and 5 Bars, Kings South Africa Medal clasps South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 Private LOVICK
44. Queens South Africa Medal 6 Bars, Kings South Africa Medal Clasps South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902, 1914 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal ROBINSON
45. Military Cross, 1914 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal, (MID), Chevalier de Merit Agricole DARELL
46. Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal Lieutenant LANG
47. Military Cross, 1914 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal, (MID), Long Service And Good Conduct Medal COURT
48. Military Medal, 1914 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal ADKINS

In addition there are a few medals for which the recipients are unknown but these may have been sold or offered along with those named above.

49. Distinguished Service Medal
50. Replica Victoria Cross
51. 1911 Coronation Medal
52. Distinguished Service Order
53. Order of the British Empire


If you have any of these medals, or know of their whereabouts please contact the Ministry of Defence Police South East Divisional Control Room on 023 92 722707 or 023 92 722421, quoting incident number 132 of 13/03/08, this is a 24 hour control room.

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