A WWI and Later Group of Eight Medals, comprising Polish Cross of Valour, 1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star, Africa Star, Burma Star, Italy Star, War Medal with MID Oak Leaf and Queen Elizabeth Coronation Medal to C/JX143015 Signalman W. Thompson, Royal Navy. The lot also includes ribbon bars, a letter of congratulations form William Whiteley, Labour Chief Whip, dated 16/12/1941, a letter of gratitude from The Head of the Polish Navy, dated 1/9/1941, and an etched cigarette case from The United Services Club, in recognition of the awarding of The Polish Cross of Valour. N.B: Royal Navy Long Service Medal missing. A lot worthy of the fullest inspection.
*Signalman Wilfred Thompson was abroad H.M.S. Firedrake during operations in Norway, especially Narvik in the summer of 1941. He was awarded The Polish Cross of Honour in respect of 'His Gallant and Brave Conduct During Operations with the Polish Brigade in Norway'.
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