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    Default Badge re louis

    Louis i believe your badge mentioned earlier is
    the kings badge for loyal service #
    wounded in war
    regards cappy

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    Default Re: Badge re louis

    Ok thanks for that Capp

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    Quote Originally Posted by louis the fly View Post
    ok thanks for that capp
    it was given to merchant seamen you can google it ;they are selling on line for about what the shipping company charged your old man on eventually getting home ....such is life

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    Yes merchant seaman have always been dispensable and almost invisible. When the war ended they were forgotten about again.

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    Default Re: Badge re louis

    Quote Originally Posted by Louis the fly View Post
    Yes merchant seaman have always been dispensable and almost invisible. When the war ended they were forgotten about again.
    At the Cenotaph yesterday, David Dimblebys' commentary- "The Merchant Navy, inevitably forgotten"

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    I didn't think of google until Cappy mentioned it. A badge the same as I have can be bought on ebay for 6.12.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Louis the fly View Post
    I didn't think of google until Cappy mentioned it. A badge the same as I have can be bought on ebay for 6.12.
    Louis by any stretch of imagination it is i would say equivelent to the american purple heart ...given to armed forces for injury .......wonder what a purple heart in america can be bought for ....cappy

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    Default Re: Badge re louis

    Probably thrown to the crowds along with the caps during the election.
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