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#51 jmar

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Posted 10 January 2016 - 03:28 AM

For Christmas Eve I think a nice glass of red would work just fine!



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Posted 10 January 2016 - 08:00 AM

Researching World War Two Red Cross workers is not easy. I have a group to a Red Cross worker, Freida Peterson, who served in the CBI theater in 1944-1945. I have found some information on her on Ancestry and Newspapers.com, but nothing other than she sailed from Calcutta to New York with many other Red Cross workers from the CBI theater in 1945. The group consists of her named overseas cap, bullion patches, pins, CBI jewelry, Red Cross certificate and a beautiful large CBI bullion thread embroidery.  It seems that all of the Red Cross worker files are in the archives at College Park. The CBI files are in 36 boxes that have very inaccurate indexes. I have a researcher who is working through the boxes. When I can track down her history I will post her wonderful group. If you click on the picture you will get a larger image.

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Posted 10 January 2016 - 12:31 PM

Hi Dick,

 

That patch is truly amazing! I would enjoy seeing the rest of the group, and I'm sure that so would many others.

 

Thanks for stopping in and adding a very rare piece of history to my thread!

 

Best wishes always,

 

Joe



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Posted 10 January 2016 - 12:54 PM

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Posted 30 January 2016 - 01:33 PM

Hello all,

 

I hope you are all doing well. I'm planning on adding more to this thread as time permits. For this addition we have a rather large lifesaving badge. I've placed a standard size next to it for scale.

 

It's quite heavy and very well made multi-piece construction. If anyone has info on it I'd enjoy hearing!

 

Please feel free to add, there have been some great additions by fellow members, for those I thank you!

 

Best wishes,

 

Joe

 

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#56 Cobra 6 Actual

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Posted 30 January 2016 - 02:15 PM

Wow, beautiful piece!

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 01:11 PM

Time to revive the thread.  Here are some ARC items I picked up yesterday at an estate sale.  From my copy of the December 1943 National Geographic, I've identified the bottom two.  The top two were not in the NG images.  I'm guessing that since they each have an added metal silver stripe, they most likely are some sort of longevity or other milestone achievement.  Any thoughts?

 

Thanks, Al



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Posted 14 October 2017 - 12:28 PM

Time to revive the thread.  Here are some ARC items I picked up yesterday at an estate sale.  From my copy of the December 1943 National Geographic, I've identified the bottom two.  The top two were not in the NG images.  I'm guessing that since they each have an added metal silver stripe, they most likely are some sort of longevity or other milestone achievement.  Any thoughts?

 

Thanks, Al

 

I guess it helps if I attach the pics......

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Posted 21 October 2017 - 02:49 PM

Hello and thank you for reviving this thread! You have a nice selection, thank you for posting. Attached is a chart that might help you with IDing your top two ribbon bars.

 

Best wishes!

 

Joe

 

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Posted 22 October 2017 - 04:03 AM

Hello and thank you for reviving this thread! You have a nice selection, thank you for posting. Attached is a chart that might help you with IDing your top two ribbon bars.
 
Best wishes!
 
Joe
 
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Thanks Joe. That is a great help.

Thanks again,
Al

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Posted 28 November 2017 - 01:46 PM

And another ARC find.  Also has some British and one USSR.

 

Thanks, Al

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