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First world war medals to replace

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susan

susan Report 21 Apr 2019 21:24

Where can I get replacement medals belonging to my father, from the First World War. They were stolen. I don't have his service number but know he was part of the 2nd Canadian expeditionary force.

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 22 Apr 2019 12:37

Per a Google search -
Seems only to be possible for medals awarded for service after WW1, per this result:

https://www.gov.uk/apply-medal-or-veterans-badge/replace-a-medal-or-badge



And from this link:
https://tinyurl.com/yyywzlw8

Replacing and claiming medals
It is Ministry of Defence policy to not issue medal replacements for service before 1920, irrespective of entitlement. You may be able to obtain duplicate medals from a coin or medal dealer


Following on from that - just a few of many companies offering to sell replacement medals:

https://bigburymint.com/replacement-military-medals-2/
https://www.monstermedals.com/full-size-ww1-replacement-medals-24-c.asp
https://tinyurl.com/yxkyqa2m