Recent Medal additions.

Here, shown below, are recent additions to the stock on


Operational Service Medal 2000 (Sierra Leone Ribbon) (Medal Book No. 198A) and LSGC Pair to:



21167888 Cpl Trilochan Gurung RGR     and

21167888 Sgt Trilochan Gurung RGR     respectively.

He is gazetted numerous times and was MID in Afghanistan in 2006.

London Gazette History:

a)      12th August 2003, page 10046. Award of the LSGC

b)      15th December 2006, page 17358. Mention in Despatches for services in Afghanistan between 1st April 2006 and 30th September 2006.

c)       29th October 2007, page 15670, Regular Commission to Lieutenant (QGO) 2nd April 2007.

d)      17th June 2008, page  9060. Captain (QGO) to be Captain 1st October 2007.

e)      26th July 2013, page 14795. Appointment to the Royal Victorian Order. M.V.O., to be a member. Captain (Queen’s Gurkha Officer) TRILOCHAN GURNG, The Royal Gurkha Rifles.


Next we have: 


Iraq Medal,   Operation Telic, 19 MAR to 28 APR 2003 clasp.




Named to:




Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps





Thirdly we have:

British Empire Medal, Military 1937 ribbon, named to:




In original box


, and


Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, no ribbon, named to:


K 55695 L. A.  BAKER  S.P.O.  H.M.S. FURIOUS






Gazetted for (military) BEM 8th June 1944 page 2594, as Stoker Petty Officer Leslie Alfred Baker P/KX 92971 (Porchester)


The Long Service and Good Conduct Roll confirms Leslie Alfred Baker, HMS FURIOUS, K55695, dated February 1931.

He was a Portsmouth man.




Lastly we have:

Queen’s South Africa Medal

Natal, Orange Free State, Transvaal and South Africa 02 Clasps.


Name:  Wale, E


Rank:     Private


Soldier number:               3763


Unit:      1 Battalion The Gloucestershire Regiment


Missing – Released on 30 Oct 1899 at Nicholson’s Nek (Official casualty roll location: Ladysmith )


Source:                 Natal Field Force. JB Hayward & Sons


Gazetteer:           a pass through hills in Natal Colony (Klip River district; KwaZulu-Natal) ten kilometres north of Ladysmith. Variant used by Wessels p.301 Nicholsonsnek. This was the objective of a column commanded by Lt-Col F.R.C. Carleton, The Royal Irish Fusiliers, three kilometres north of the hill Cayinguba (Caimguba*) where it was forced to surrender to Cmdt L.P. Steenkamp on 30 October 1899 in the action usually referred to as that of Nicholson’s Nek.



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