The Saviours of the Liberty of the World 1919
US commemorative plaque (bronze - 45mm Ø) designed by Rene Robert Outhwaite.
Question: who knows the history behind this bronze medallion?
Dutch mobilisation remembrance pin
Silver - 27mm Ø.
OBVERSE: TER HERINNERING AAN DE
MOBILISATIE 1914 (in remembrance of the mobilisation 1914).
Question: who knows the history behind this pin?
Private George Veitch, whose parents used to live in Birkenhead, according to the writing on one of the picture covers, joined the 1st./10th. The King's (Liverpool Regiment) and died on 16th. April 1915 (info via the CWGC).
Question: like to find out more about the George Veitch and his regiment.
William Rice served apparently in the 327th. Fire and Guard, and used to live in Newport (Perry Co.) for many years
Question: like to find out more about Mr. William Rice and his unit.
Belgian commemorative plaque (bronze - 65mm Ø) designed by J. Lorrain.
Yvonne Vieslet appears to have been shot dead in 1918 at the age of ten by a German soldier whilst she was trying to pass on food to a Prisoner of War.
Question: like to know the full story of this incident.
G. Spears (or perhaps G.S.P. Ears):
American engraved model 1910 mess tin. G. Spears (or perhaps G.S.P. Ears) of 37 Division AEF (American Expeditionary Force) 148 inf(antry)
Question: details of the previous owner most welcome.
1914 # 1915: (Small German coffee cup with picture)
Question: made to commemorate the death of the depicted Officer (a somewhat morbid version of a so-called "Sterbebild")?
Le Vêtement du Prisonnier de Guerre
French plaque (bronze - size 41x88 mm) designed by Max Blondat
This commemorative plaque was awarded to people who helped with POW clothing.
Question: who knows the full history behind this French award?