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Found out after all these years where my pops war medals are....

Article about: Makes you wonder how many medals were never issued to soldiers. I spose most soldiers just wanted to get home to a normal life with there family .

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    Briiliant news! Well done!
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    Nice to see a son who wants his fathers medals that were due him.Instead of wanting to sell them you have respect for your father.Well Done!

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    Thanks so much everyone. I will be posting images of them once i receive them They will be kept in the best condition possible Its a great day today and i know he would be proud

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    Well i just picked up the Australian defence medal and miniature. Nice little box etc . Will post up pictures tomorrow other 2 didn't come unless they come at different times? Will ring the ADF tomorrow

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    1 by Marc Russo (Australia), on Flickr


    2 by Marc Russo (Australia), on Flickr


    3 by Marc Russo (Australia), on Flickr


    4 by Marc Russo (Australia), on Flickr


    5 by Marc Russo (Australia), on Flickr


    6 by Marc Russo (Australia), on Flickr

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    That's great work tailor marc. I'm just about to send the first letter in regards to my Wife's Grandfather's medals. How long did it take for you to get a reply?

    Alex

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    Thanks Alex, took quite some time. Around 8-12 months. One you get the letter saying what medals are going to be issued then it will only take 2-3 months

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    Tailor Marc: Well done! And more power to you for all the effort and patience it took. Dwight

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    Wow, the wheels of government move slowly. I better get off my butt and do it sooner rather than later. At least its worth the wait.

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    Yep well worth the wait.
    I just got off the phone to Defence honour's and awards. I asked them about the other 2 medals. These 2 had to be signed off by the Govener General and was signed off last week and they are being made as i speak
    I will post pictures up as soon as i recieve them

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