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WW I common Belgian medal, but....

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    I have spend nearly a whole week in hospital and probably will have to be there again to spend more time, because of a broken spine bone...
    But today I got released and I went on my weekly treasure hunt.
    And I did found a nice groupe, but what stroke me the most was thise;

    It is one of the most common Belgian WW I medals you can find, and it was in a more common and vulgar plastic box, but ther was a small note folded in to the box, telling;
    Thise medal belonged to my father Frans Schepers, former soldier 1914-1918
    Belgian medals do not come with a name like British!!
    It moved me and still does when writting thise message...
    I had a similar medal belonging to one of my grandfathers, but I sold it , when I sold all of my first militaria collection.
    I feel rather bad now, when I came a cross thise particular ridiculous boxed medal...
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    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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    Nice find Kris.........!
    Regards,


    Steve.

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