Small dinner service type Bell with Anchor handle.
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Small dinner service type Bell with Anchor handle.
Group of four medals .
Pte J Bishop 50/MGC on Military Medal, Not readable on 14 Star, 10983 Pte J Bishop R.W. FUS on Defence and Victory medals.
The Stinson L - 5 Sentinel was a World War 11- era liaison aircraft used by the United States Army Air Forces, U.S Army Ground Forces, U>S Marine Corps and the British Royal Air Force. It was produced by the Stinson Division of the Vultee Aircraft Company (Consolidated - Vultee from mid- 1943). Capable of operating from short unimproved airstrips the L - 5 Sentinel delivered personnel, intelligence, and supplies to the front line. On return flights it carried wounded soldiers who were evacuated to rear area field hospitals for treatment. The L - 5 carried a pilot and observer. It had a length of 24.1 feet, wingspan of 34 feet, It had a maximum speed of 130 mph, a cruise speed of 100 mph with a range of 375 miles.
The L - 5 was a significant asset to the allied war effort.
Wooden propeller from Lycoming engine, with photograph of aircraft.
Stinson L 5 Sentinal reconnaissance plane used in Korea and Vietnam. Propeller displayed from a similar plane.
3 x navy cigarette tins.
1 x Churchmans No 1 cigarette tin. 1 x Capstan Navy Cut Cigarette tin. 1 x Players Navy Cut Cigarette tin. Inscription on each lid with opening instructions. " To open the tin remove lid and press vcut until point is directly downwards. Replace lid. Press slightly and turn.
Very historical significance. Robert was part of a group of 500 Servicemen captured as P.O.Ws.at Padang Sumatra. The POWs were accommodated in 6 long barracks buildings that ran side by side. They were behind an 8 foot high wall containing a parade ground, sports ground, Japanese Officers and guards quarters. The POWs were put to work on the infamous Sumatra Railway. Part of that group were: Richard Winston Annear WX13468. Alfred John Burgess WX15756. Clifford Dudley Squance WX16885. Arthur Melville Magill WX16886. Harold Mervyn Smith WX17448. Robin Roy Semple WX7532. Edward Mason Hopson WX9241. Cecil George Quinn WX9285.
Large grey framed photographs with shoulder patches, service stripes and Service Medals. Photographs are of Robert Frederick Nelson VX8212 2/29th A.I.F and Betty Emily Louise Collins A.C.W 110082 W.A.A.F. Service Medals for Robert are The Pacific Star, 1939 - 45 Star, 1939 - 1945 War Medal and 1939 - 1945 Service Medal. Service Medals for Betty are 1939 - 1945 War Medal and 1939 - 1945 Service Medal.
Engraved metal nameplates with names and Service numbers at top and bottom.
Full uniform in Desert camouflage. Has bandolier containing torch, spare ammunition magazines, water flask. Full backpack is included.
Name Couch on right breast pocket. Small Australia insignia on right shoulder.
Significant Historical. The Australian Light Horse was a skilled formation of mounted infantry of the Australian Imperial Force. (A.I.F.) The men fought at Gallipoli (without their horse's) and mostly served in Egypt and the Middle East. The unit contributed to the Allied victory against the Ottoman Empire in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign.
This uniform belonged to Sergeant Victor Royston Smith #1004. 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment 1st A.I.F. Sailed from Sydney 21st January 1915. Landed Gallipoli 1st October 1915. Rode with his Regiment in the charge at Beersheba in Palestine on 31st October 1917. Returned to Australia on the 2nd August 1919.
Full Khaki Light Horse Uniform.
In memory of the crew of HMAS Sydney 2 who lost their lives in WW2
Framed photograph of the crew of HMAS Sydney 2 prior to her being sunk by the Kormoran in WW2
HMAS Sydney II, Names of the crew members lost
ww2, world war two, world war 2
Wooden base with circular plaque consisting of Australian and Iraqi flags, boomerang with AATTI inside and crossed swords.
Australian Army Training Team Iraq, AATTI
australian army, australian army traing team iraq, peacekeeping
Wooden plaque with SASR badge and scroll underneath
Special Air Service Regiment Australia
sasr, special air service australia, special air service regiment
Chrome model of a RAAF F35 Lightning II aircraft
RAAF Roundels, Air Force 2012 Then. Now. Always
Swagger stick consisting of a wooden rod with a brass rifle round on one end and a brass bolt(?) with a Major's Crown applied on the opposite end.
ww1, ww2, swagger stick
Brown canvas kit bag with drawstring
ran, ran uniform, kit, kit bag
Small blue kit bag
Bosun's Call with chain
"Aussie" Rider & Bell
ran, pipe, piping, bosun's call, boatswains call
Anzac biscuit tin containing various RAN cap ribbons, rank badges, rate badges, long service badges, specialist badges, buttons, medal ribbons, Australia flashes, HMAS Diamantina matches, HMAS CERBERUS "The Anchorage" drink coasters and RAN driver's licence
HMAS Albatross, HMAS Cerberus, HMAS Bombard, HMAS Snipe. Curry WJ POFC R/59111 on licence
ran, rank badge, rate badge, drink coaster, anchorage club, ran buttons
RAN Sailors blue collars worn with No1 and No2 uniforms
navy, ran, uniform, junior sailor
MOUNTED MEDALS -: Knight Grand Cross, Knight Commander, Companion Order of St Michael & St George, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal 1914-18, Victory Medal with Oak Leaf (mid) Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45, King George V Silver Jubilee Medal, King George VI Coronation Medal Serbian order of the White Eagle (1883-1945) Class 3.
Metal D shaped device with one side hinged. The end opposite the hinge fits into a bracket with two holes used to fit a padlock.
The 40 mm Bofors Mk4 cartridge is used in a variety of modern armoured fighting vehicles and ships. This cartridge has been used by the Royal Australian Navy as a ship armament since the Second World War. It is also compatible with the ground mounted Bofors L60 Anti aircraft guns which were used by the Australian Army since the Second World War.
Chrome plated brass cartridge cases.
Inscribed 40 mm Mk4 Lot 888 ECC 1955. Inscribed 40 mm Mk4 Lot 248 ECC AN 1955. Inscribed 40 mm Mk4 Lot 418 MF AAN 1955.
Metal Dirk and Paper Booklet.
Booklet Royal Australian Navy. Explanatory Notes on the Pay and Entitlement Provisions of the Naval Pay Code. January 1959.
Various Historical significance.
Australian returned from active service badges. 2 x Returned Soldiers and Sailors Imperial League Badges. (1919 - 1947.) 2 x 1971 to 1990 Life Member Badges. Maralinga & Monte Bello Association Badge. Boomerang with Rising Sun badge. Royal Australian Engineers 1930 - 1942 badge. Silver badge "To the Women of Australia. Vintage Turkish Medal.
Inscribed To The Women of Australia Crown surrounded by Laurel Leaves with Map of Australia in centre. Returned From Active Service. Two or Three Servicemen shown. RAAF #A1102 - 1942. Boomerang with Rising Sun below Crown. Royal Engineers Badge inscribed "FACIMUS ET FRANCIMUS" encircling GviR in centre Crown over Laurel leaves.
Japanese sword and scabbard. Sword hilt has what appears to be an ivory inlay then is wrapped in cotton? twine. It also has brass decorations on each end of the hilt and a brass guard. The scabbard is made of metal with a brass tip, brass decoration on the mouth and brass carrying ring.
japanese, world war two, world war 2, ww2, ww11
The Number 1 Training School (No 1 F.T.S ) was formed in 1921 to train pilots. After training 3000 pilots the school was disbanded in 1944.
Photograph of The Class Flights 1 & 2. 13.04.1943 ------ 03.07.1943. Shows 36 students and 3 teachers.
Brunswick Technical School RAAF Fitters Flights 1 & 2. 13-4-43 --- 3-7-43.
Canvas Khaki sewing kit - also called "The Housewife". Includes pkt needles, thimble, buttons, wool and cotton. 2 x pockets cotton tape ties with 2 internal pockets, name tag one pocket can be buttoned. Includes 2 x badges circa WW1.
Regimental #315385 David Lawrence Meyers.
Volumes 1-13, missing volume 7. Maroon cover with black engraved writing and scrollwork.
Appears to be AN 1993 (Australian Navy) 40MM MK4 Brass Shell fitted with a 4/53 40MM MO MK 4T projectile HES (High explosive substitute) AN (Australian Navy)
Shell-40MM MK 4, OT28 MF,AN1993. Projectile- HES AN, 40MM MO MK 4T, 0210 4/53 BS
Steel sword in leather scabbard with laced leather bound hilt.
Large steel machete in canvas scabbard with webbing frog.
D.Arrow D (Dept. of Defence) DC-44 inscribed on blade.
Bayonet Scabbard and Frog. Ex British Army.
Crown above Wilkinson on blade. D arrow and ID.
Folding Wallet Camouflage Canvas with Velcro strap. Pockets inside the wallet containing -Dept. of Defence Message Notebook OC 076)-Armoured Fighting Vehicle Driving Licence May Scott Andrew Army No 8508114 - 3 x Range record -AFV Range Card (OWR 38) Gun/Target Information.- RAAC Commanders Card (OWG 136)
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