Missing from New Zealand

Posted on Thurs, 3 May 2012 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: General News, Medal News

Many will recall the recent conviction of Keith Davies following extensive thefts of medals  from New Zealand's National Army Museum in the late 1990s/early 2000s. Many of the medals stolen have been recovered, however many haven't and the Museum has now posted a list of those still missing. They include the following: 


ANDERSON

Pte (Private)/A/Anderson/2109 8Btn Australian Imperial Forces  


    1914-15 Trio


ARCHER

Cpl (Corporal)/J/Archer/483 9th Coy 3rd Imperial Yeomanry UK Boer War 


    Queens South Africa Medal  with 2 bars ( cape colony & orange free state) 

    3rd Yorkshire Imperial Yeomanry Medal 1900-1901 

    South African Gold Tribute Medal from Town of Harrogate – Hallmarked JM


BAKER

Pte (Private)/H E (Henry E)/Baker/40870 Royal Inskilling 16 DIV then 30 DIV – WW2 RNZAF Solomons  UK then WW2 NZ WW1 


    1 1914 – 1918 British War Medal

    2 Victory Medal

    3 1939-45 Star

    4 Pacific Star

    5 War Medal

    6 New Zealand War Service Medal


BARBER

Spr (Sapper)/JR (John Ronald)/Barber/43713 Mounted Rifles Reinforcment NZEF  NZ WW1 


Victory Medal


BATES

T / Bates 1st Battalion Scots Fusilier guards UK Crimea  


Crimea Medal with Sebastopol Clasp,

Turkish Crimea Medal


BEATTIE

Lt (Lieutenant)/M(Malcolm)/Bartlett NZ’er served in UK with Royal Berkshire Regt NZ WW1 


Kings Empire Veterans  “Veterans Medal”


BROWNE

Capt (Captain)/G R/Browne  88th Regt  UK India Mutiny 


India Mutiny Medal with Central India Clasp (1857-58 Bar)


CAMERON

Sgt (Sergeant)/K E (Kelvin Eric)/Cameron/12-1576 – LOCATED 1st Bn, Auckland Regiment  NZ WW1 


    Military Medal, 1914-15 Star Trio and  Memorial Plaque


CHURCH

Sgt (Sergeant)/(MM)/H G (Horace)/Church/511934 1/14th London Regiment  UK WW1  WW2 


Distinguished Conduct Medal


CLUBB

Capt (Captain) /F G (Frederick George)/Capt/Clubb/9435   26 Infantry Battalion, 2NZEF NZ WW2 


Military Cross (1942 Engraved on Reverse)


COBB

Lt (Lieutenant)/ W L (Walter Leonard)/Cobb/11/26 Wellington Mounted Rifles, NZ coastal defence (WW2) NZ WW1 & WW2 


    1 Military Cross

    2 1914-15 star,

    3 Victory medal,

    4 1914 – 1918 British War Medal

    5 NZ war medal 39-45,

    6 British War Medal 1939-45

 

COLBECK

Capt – Maj (Captain – Major)/ R W (Roy Wilfred) /Colbeck/16353 NZEF          NZ WW1 


British War Medal & Victory Medal 


COUPER

Tpr (Trooper)/J F (John Frederick)/Couper/9049 8th Contingent NZ Boer War 


1 Queens South Africa Medal with 2 bars (1902 and Transvaal)


DALE

Sgt (Sergeant)/J/Dale/T4-244168 Army Service Corps UK WW1 


    1 British War Medal,

    2 Victory medal,

    3 Meritorious Service Medal


FEARON

C/Fireman (23-748/ RF) Auckland  City Fire Service  NZ WW1 WW2 


Long Service Medal (5 Year service) from Auckland City Fire Board


FOSTER

Foster/ Tpr/2375 ?? ?? ?? Military Medal


FREKE

J (John)/Turbit 40th Reg foot UK Peninsular War 


1793-1814 Military General Service Medal ( 3 clasps Toulouse, Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajoz)


GARAWAY

Pte (Private) / A D (Alphonsus Donavan) / Garaway / 82097 2 Div Army Service Corp NZ WW2 5th Army Commemorative Medal


GERKE

Pte (Private)/H (Harold) /Gerke/ 81464  Machine Gun Corps UK WW1 


British War Medal & Victory Medal with Assorted Service Documents


GIBBS

Maj (Major)/D (David)/Gibbs/4-01  New Zealand Engineers, 1NZEF NZ WW1 


    1 Distinguished Service Order and bar,

    2 1914-15 Star,

    3 1914 – 1918 British War Medal

    4 Victory with MID,

    5 Volunteer Officers Decoration

    6 Colonial Auxillary Forces Medal

    7 NZ Long & Efficient Service,

    8 12 year TF

    9 and Miniatures as above


GILL

Pte (Private)/E (Edward)/Gill/6-1539 Canterbury Infantry Regiment  NZ WW1 


   1914-15 Star trio & Memorial Plaque


GILLILAND

Pte (Private)/S (Samuel)/Gilliland Waikato Regt Then Imperial Commissariat Transport Corp NZ New Zealand Wars 


NZ Medal 1861-66


GUTTERY

Pte (Private)/ H (Harry)/Guttery/78884   (NZEF) NZ WW1 


British War Medal


HANCOCK

Hancock/J (John)  Imperial Commissariat Transport Corps NZ New Zealand Wars 


NZ war medal 1861 -66


HURLEY

Pte (Private)/ D J (Dennis Jerome)/Hurley/33525 24 Infantry Battalion NZ WW2 


Memorial cross


JACKSON

Jackson/E (Edith)/H/Nurse New Zealand Army Nursing Service NZ Ww2 


    1 1939-45 Star,

    2 Atlantic Star,

    3 Pacific Star,

    4 Italy Star,

    5 British War Medal,

    6 NZ War Service Medal


KEARTON

Kearton/T/Lt (Lieutenant) New Zealand Engineers NZ WW2  Italy Star


KENNEDY

Cpl (Corporal)/ H C (Harry Charles)/Kennedy/490552  2NZEF NZ Post WW2 


QEII Silver Jubilee Medal (1977) 


LARDNER

Lardner/ J (Joseph) /Deck Hand / 18165-DA Royal Naval Reserve UK WW1 


1914-1919 British War Medal


LANGSTONE

Langstone/Alice/Mrs  St John Members  NZ 1930 – 1960   Order of St John Commander


LANGSTONE

Langstone/S E (Sidney Edward) /Mr  St John Members  NZ 1930 – 1960 


    1 Knight of St John Star and Neck Badge.

    2 Order of St John Commander


LYNN

Lynn/EW/Bombardier/73679 27 Brigade , Royal Field Artillery UK WW1 


    Military Medal & 1914-15 Star Trio, British War Medal 1939-45


MALTON

Malton/G (George)/Pte (Private) Auckland militia Regt Then Imperial Commissariat Transport Corp NZ New Zealand Wars 


NZ War Medal 1861-67


MASON

Mason/ G W (Geoffrey Waller) / Cpl (Corporal) / 19043947 Seaforth highlanders   and General Service Corp plus Malaysian Police UK Malaya 


1x unspecified medal  (Possibly Police medal or General Service Medal for Malaysian emergency)


MASSEY

Massey/R C (Robert Claremont)/6-102 Canterbury Infantry Rifles NZ WWI 


  Victory medal 

  RSA badge


MCARTHUR

McArthur/J (James)/Pte (Private) Auckland militia Regt Then Imperial Commissariat Transport Corp NZ New Zealand Wars 


NZ Medal 1861-66


MCKAY

McKay/C T (Charles Thomas) /Pte (Private)  NZEF NZ WW1 


1914 – 1918 British War Medal


MCLELLAND

McLelland / J / Cpl (Corporal) ?? ?? Boer War 


Queens South Africa Medal Medal x 3 bars


MCNIE

McNie/L A (Louie Alexa)/Matron/22-144 NZ Army Nursing Service NZ WW1 


    Royal Red Cross Medals 1st Class

    Royal Red Cross Medals  2nd class


MILES

Miles/R (Reginald)/Brig (Brigadier) /2-1045 Field Artillery NZ WW1 WW2 


      CBE military

      Bar to DSO


MILLAR

Millar/O M (Owen Mclean)/Pte (Private) /14460 Auckland Infantry NZ WW1 


Victory Medal


MITCHELL

Mitchell/ J M (John Morgan) /Brig(Brigadier) /22999 New Zealand Artillery  NZ WW2 


Knight the Order of St John of Jerusalem


MITCHELL

Mitchell/W H (William Henry)/Sgt (Sergeant) 90th Regiment UK Crimea   


Turkish Crimea Medal


MOORE

Moore/H (Henry)/Civilian  Civilian Bullock Driver in the Imperial Commissariat Transport Corp NZ New Zealand Wars 


NZ War Medal 1861-69


MURRELL

Murrell/S A (Sydney Allan)/Lt (Lieutenant) /1-557 5th Wellington NZ WW1 


    1 14-15 Star Trio & Memorial Plaque                                       


PHILLIPS

Phillips/R (Robert)/Sgt (Sergeant) /8/4205 NZEF NZ WW1 


    Military Medal and 1914 – 1918 British War Medal & Victory medal


PUSSELL

Pussell/O T (Osbert Thorndon)/ Cpl (Corporal)/ 4492 New Zealand Army service Corp NZ WW2 


    1 1939 – 45 Star,

    2  Africa Star,

    3 War Medal 1939 – 45 with MID Clasp

    4 NZ War Service Medal

    5 Assorted service documents


QUIGLEY

Quigley/J (John)/Pte (Private) /9165 also S/N 175089  Worcestshire Regt UK WW1 


    India General Service 1908-1935  with Afghanistan North West Frontier Clasp -     

    British War Medal & Victory Medal  


REID

Reid/W (William)/Pte (Private) Auckland Militia Regt Then Imperial Commissariat Transport Corp NZ New Zealand Wars 


NZ Medal 1861-66


RICE

Rice/A/Pte (Private)/850 2/D Cornwall Light Infantry UK Egypt 1882 – 89 


Egypt medal C/W Nile clasp 1884-85


ROSE

Rose/W (William) 79th Reg’  UK Waterloo Waterloo medal 1815 (copy)


SEAWARD

Seaward/C F (Cyril Frederick)/Lt Col (Lieutenant Colonel)/13-455(WW1) 69402 (WW2) Auckland Mounted Rifle,


    1NZEF, Dunsterforce, 35th Battalion 2NZEF NZ WW1 1 DSO,

    2 MC

    3 1914-15 Star,

    4 1914 – 1918 British War Medal

    5 Victory Medal,

    6 1939-45 Star,

    7 Pacific Star,

    8 BDM,

    9 British War Medal 1939-45,

    10 NZ War Service Medal,

    11 GRV & Mary Jubilee,

    12 ED


SHARMAN

Sharman/T (Thomas)/Pte (Private) Auckland Militia Regt Then Imperial Commissariat Transport Corp NZ New Zealand Wars 


NZ Medal 1861-66


SHERRARD

Sherrard/S.E.G/Lt Col (Lieutenant Colonel)/30429 Royal New Zealand Army Nursing Corps NZ WW2 


    1 Royal Red Cross Medal, 2nd class,

    2 1939-45 Star,

    3 Pacific Star,

    4 BDM,

    5 British War Medal 1939-45,

    6 NZ War Service Medal,

    7 QE II Coronation Medal 1953


STEVENSON

Stevenson/M (Mathew)/Pte (Private) 2nd Waikato Regt Then Imperial Commissariat Transport Corp NZ New Zealand Wars 


    NZ Medal 1861-66


STOTT

Stott/ G W (George William) / Pte (Private)/45751 New Zealand  NZ WW1 


1914 – 1918 British War Medal


THOMPSON

Thompson/F H (Francis Henry)/82364   NZ WW2 


    1 1939-45 Star,

    2 Italy Star

    3 British War Medal With MID Clasp

    4 NZ War Service Medal


THOMPSON

Thompson/ W H (William Holden) /10565 Scots Guard UK WW1  


  British War & Victory Medals


WADHAM

Wadham/R E G (Ralph Edwin George) /WOII (Warrant Officer Second Class) / 36086/ New Zealand Army Ordinance Corps NZ WW2 


    1 1939-45 Star,

    2 Africa Star With 8th Army Clasp,

    3 Italy Star,

    4 Defence Medal,

    5 War Medal 1939-45,

    6 NZ War Service Medal


WHITE

White/F A (Francis Angus)/Pte (Private) Auckland Rifle Volunteers NZ New Zealand Wars 


NZ War Medal 


WILSON

Wilson/ M W (Mary Webster)/ Lt Col (Lieutenant Colonel)/ 200857 and 822536 New Zealand Army Nursing Service  then Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps NZ WW2 


Royal Red Cross Medal


YORSTON

Yorston/A (Archibald)/E (Egilshay)/Maj (Major)/ WW2 S/N -291904 – TF S/N – 200079  Royal New Zealand Artillery  NZ WW2 


    1 1939-45 Defence Medal,

    2 NZ War Service Medal

      and Miniatures

    3 QE II Coronation Medal ,

    4 Defence  Medal,

    5 British War Medal 1939-45

    6 TF Efficiency Decoration

 


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