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Baxter WW2 group with fathers S.C.Medal, original docs etc from Norwich

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James Allan Baxter,
(1908-1986).

1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star bar France and Germany, Africa Star bar North Africa 1942-43, Italy Star, 1939-45 War Medal, (all named J 112722 J.A. BAXTER C.P.O. R.N.), Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal Gvi, (J. 112722 J.A. BAXTER. P.O. H.M.S. BALDUR), with original Box of Issue & slip, Original Diary, Passport Photo, Chatham Membership Booklet, etc.
Also included is his Fathers Special Constabulary Medal Gv bar Long Service 1936, with Box of Issue and copy Norwich Police Records.

Born 1908 in Norwich.
1924 joins Navy as a Boy where he serves on various ships on the Malta and Chinese stations
1938 rated Acting Petty Officer whilst on board the Southampton.
1939 rank confirmed.
1940 James's younger brother Alfred is awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for Narvik whilst aboard the Bedouin.
On Convoy duties on the Leith.
1941 serving in Iceland HMS Baldur LSGC awarded.
1942 to the Royal Ulsterman and participates in many actions and landings. Including Operation Overlord in 1944. He remains with her until the end of 1945.
1946 confirmed as Chief Petty Officer.
1948 Pensioned to Shore.
1986 dies in Cambridge.

Samuel Baxter, (1883-????) Special Constable , joins 9.11.1915, Medal awarded 1923, clasp awarded 3.12.1936. copy Papers supplied by Norfolk Constabulary.

Seller Information:
  • Sellers Name:
    Ian Laidler
  • Item Location:
    Wakefield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
  • Sellers Telephone Number:
    07815 484641
  • Payment Types Accepted:
    Cheque and Bank Transfer

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