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After the war of 1866 the Kingdom of Hannover was annexed by Prussia. Allready in 1870 hannovrian troops fought with the prussians in the franco-prussian war. In recognation of their assistace and to form an esprit de corps, some of the newly raised hannovrian troops received in 1901 the Gibraltar cufftitle, to commemorate the participance of hann. during the Peninsula war and the defence with the british of Gibraltar against the french. The title was worn by FR73, JR79 and JB10.
Posted 13 August 2010 - 11:24 am
Superb display Eparges, thank you for sharing it with us. Well photographed, too.
Due to a lack of space, I change my mannequins regularly and I try to compose an outfit that fits a particlar event or period. This one I called 'Nach Paris!', and shows a Füsilier of the 73 hannovrian fusilier regiment in august 14, when they left Hannover 'to Paris' for a short, glorious and victorious war, their helmets and uniforms adorned with flowers....
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Posted 20 August 2010 - 03:15 am
Great tip about Tesco for frames..... plenty in Telford store on Saturday & in 3 frame colour finishes......2 largest £8 & £12 respectively......ask for discount if slight marks on fames or perspex & you get an extra 10% off!
Posted 20 August 2010 - 09:07 am
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Looks great robins2 ..........please can you tell me a bit about what has been actually framed for you please?
Posted 20 August 2010 - 06:13 pm
Framed is a miniture replica of my former regiment( Lord Starthcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) Guidon or Battle Honors Flag, we had a Regimental reunion a couple of months ago & I picked it up through a silent auction. I'm afraid the frame cost more than the item, but well worth it.
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Posted 23 August 2010 - 02:51 am
Some nice collections and well displayed. Very jealous! Lets keep them coming.
Posted 23 August 2010 - 03:31 am
a couple of more frames fo medals with some questions attached, hopefully a member will be able to provide some information IMGP3770.JPG 25.84KB 2 downloads
1st frame: QSA & KSA issued to 78224 Bomb J Whitecroft
14-18 Star,14-18 Med. & Victory Med issued to 94272 Cpl. J. Whitecroft RA
would this group belong to same person
2nd frame :
India Gen Serv., medal issued to 5390 Pte. S. Andrews 2 High L.I
QSA issued to 5390 Pte J. Andrews 2 High L.I.
KSA issued to 5390 Pte. S Andrews 2 High L.I.
Mons Star Issued to CMT 1426 Pte. S.H. Andrews ASC
14-18 Issued to 1426 Pte. S.H Andrews ASC
Victory issued to 1426 Pte. S.H. Andrews ASC
I obtained this group sometime ago & was lead to believe that all belonged to the same person, I am somewhat puzzled that the 1st three, 2 to Pte S. and one to Pte J., all bearing the same regimental #
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