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William Landy, Manchester Regiment, Boer War, 26th Division,

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Here is a group to Corp. William Landy who served in the 5th Battalion of the Manchester Regiment in South Africa during the Boer War. He earned a Queen’s South Africa medal with the clasps South Africa 1902, Orange Free State and Cape Colony. The medal is named to him around the rim. Landy’s name is spelled Laudy. Along with the QSA is a Manchester cap badge. Landy served in Battery “D”, 55th Artillery of the 26th Division during WW1. He was wounded in action during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive on Oct. 3rd, 1918. The group has all of Landy’s original paperwork including his birth certificate, British Army Discharge, US Army Discharge, US Naturalization papers and his Death Certificate. His Purple Heart is #3558.

Dick

 

 

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WOW!! Great cross service grouping!!


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I "primarily" collect Gulf War 1 patches. All branches (USA, USAF,USN, USMC & USCG) and ALL Countries..
US - Op.'s Desert Shield / Storm / Provide Comfort /Some Southern Watch - F-4G's Wild Weasels
UK - Op.'s Granby / Sabre / Warden
Canadian - Op. Desert Storm / Op. Friction
French - Daguet / Aconit
Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, South Korea, etc.
Looking for the oddities, including unfinished & flaws
I HAVE EXTRA's!! Will trade as well.

 

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Fantastic group, thanks ! Very interesting.

 

 

 

Wharf


In Peace and War, US Merchant Marine. WARNING: Dangerous Cargo. No Visitors, No Smoking, No Open Lights.

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Very cool! Love it!


Looking for: KIA and POW documents/papers (WW1 and WW2), Military Intelligence Service Language School and WW2 Japanese-American pieces, IDed/ship associated PTO USN groupings, US volunteer in the Canadian Expeditionary Force pieces, named/Identified WW1 and WW2 104th infantry regiment groupings, WW1 and WW2 photo/document/paper groupings

 

In Honor of:

Pvt. James Buchanan Co M, 104th Infantry Regiment, 26th Division (gassed in WW1)

Pvt. Richard Buchanan Co K, 104th Infantry Regiment (captured by Germans and sent to Stalag 2-A in WW2)

S/Sgt. Norman Q. Buchanan Co A, 934th Signal Battalion (WW2)

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Nice YD Group

 

Bill


"The Americans on this Island are not ordinary troops, but Marines, a special force recruited from jails and insane asylums for blood lust." -Japanese Newspaper found during the Battle of Guadalcanal - "They Got That Right!!" Chesty Puller

 

 

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I love it! The medals are awesome, but the fact that you got all of the paperwork is unbelievable.


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