Description: Australian - World War 2 - Military Medal Group of 10 - VX4492 Sergeant Louis Henry WEINBERG
Condition: Very Fine
Comments: A fantastic fighting Australian World War 2 - Military Medal Group of 10 - VX4492 Louis Henry WEINBERG
World War 2 Nominal Roll entry:
MM (GVI) - SGT L.H. WEINBERG A.I.F.
British War Medal
Australian Service Medal
Australian Service Medal 1945-1975 with two bars (includes also miniature medal)
Greek War Medal
Also includes copy of Military Medal citation (leading a flame thrower team against the Japanese), Greek War Medal certificate, 60th anniversary of the end of World War II medal in case and a signed Souvenir Menu of 'C' Company, 2/6th Battalion 5th Anniversary Dinner.
This lot also includes:
1. Military Medal certificate
2. Greek War Medal certificate
3. Documentation for the awarding of the Australian Efficiency Medal dated 22 Aug 1947
4. Certificate of discharge from the Australian Military Forces
5. An official Pukapunyal Training Area map, dated 1939
6. An official West Wau map dated 29 Jan 1943. On the reverse of this map is a hand drawn patrol map by L H WEINBERG MM
7. Souvenir of C Coy 2/6Bn 6 Div AIF 5th anniversary dinner dated 28 Oct 1944. On the reverse of this souvenir are approx 70 autographs of the men of the 2/6th Bn.
8. B & W photo of L H WEINBERG MM
9. B & W photo of L H WEINBERG MM most taken whilst part of BCOF. MM ribbon bar very clearly seen on the uniform of L H WEINBERG MM
10. Ribbon bar MM/39-45 Star/Africa Star/Pacific Star/Defence Medal & Efficiency Medal
11. Ribbon bar MM/39-45 Star/Africa Star/Pacific Star
12. BCOF Patch x 2
13. Returned from Active Service badge No. A372288. Note matches badge number on the discharge certificate.
14. Brass kings crown Royal Australian Regiment hat badge made and named by Swann & Hudson, Frankston VIC
15. Brass kings crown Royal Australian Regiment collar badge
16. Brass kings crown Royal Australian Infantry Corps hat badge made and named by Swann & Hudson, Frankston VIC
17. Brass kings crown Royal Australian Infantry Corps collar badge
18. WWII period burnished copper ‘Australia’ shoulder title
19. Brass warrant officers rank kings crown sleeve badge with maroon backing
20. Brass warrant officers badge with QVC missing lugs/pins
21. Mini 2/6th colour patches x 2
22. 65th Australian Infantry Battalion 1945 – 1948 colour patch
23. 60th anniversary of the end of world war II medallion in presentation box
24. Australia remembers 1945 – 1995 freedom medallion
25. Australian Department of Defence document dated 24 May 1979 thanking of L H WEINBERG MM for his long and loyal service on his retirement
26. Goverment House Canberra two page document dated 11 Feb 1949 regarding the investiture of the MM
27. Soldier Career Management Agency document regarding the approval of the Australian Service Medal 1945/75 with clasp Japan
28. Soldier Career Management Agency document regarding the approval of the Australian Service Medal 1945/75 with clasp PNG
29. Australian Military Forces course instruction for Technical Storeman
30. Soldiers pay book commences x 3
31. Presentation box for the Australian Service Medal 1945/75
32. Army driving licence
33. B & W photographs taken post war and occupation. A couple dated with information.
34. B & W photographs of service men in uniform. One taken of WEINBERG in Syria and Cairo whilst on leave, named and dated. One named and dated of WEINBERG at Ismailia, Egypt. Two unnamed and undated believed to be taken whilst in Africa and the other in Japan.
35. Record of Service book
36. Approx 39 letters
37. Notice to attend for enlistment dated 26 Oct 1939
All documents and badges are original and associated to Louis Henry WEINBERG MM. Louis served a total of 2623 days which included 517 days active service, and 1944 outside of Australia.