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Lot 5186    Session 19 (4:30pm Friday)    Orders, Decorations & Medals - Aust. Groups

Estimate $2,500
Current Bid No bids
Bidding Closes 24 Nov 14:30

FAMILY GROUP: Natal/WWI: Pair to Father: Natal Rebellion Medal 1907, - clasp - 1906; British War Medal 1914-18. Tpr: D.Goslett, Roystons Horse on first medal, 106 Pte D.B.Goslett. A.N.&M.E.F. on second medal.; WWII: Group of Four to Son: 1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; War Medal 1939-45; Australia Service Medal 1939-45. Third medal a replacement with name erased, VX104756 D.K.Goslett on the other three medals. The Natal Medal naming area has been worked on and then impressed with an engraved correction to 'E' in surname, all other named medals impressed. Display mounted in two groups, fine - extremely fine.

Ex Regal Coin Company in March 1981.

Father: Duncan Beresford Goslett, motor driver, age 30, born at Mortlake, Vic; Enl.09Nov1914 at Melbourne, Vic in 3rd Batt. N. and M. Forces, previous service 3 years 186 days Natal Field Arty, 3 months Roystons Horse and 2 years Natal Naval Volunteers; Emb.28Nov1914; RTA 06Dec1915 from Rabaul; Disch.23Dec1915; Enl.01Feb1916 for service in Australia and appt'd Recruiting Sgt; Trf to Town Hall Recruiting Depot and reduced rank to A/Cpl 09Aug1916; Disch.15Nov1916 due to reduction in staff; died 26Feb1953.

Son: Duncan Keith Goslett, born 02Jul1920 at Warracknabeal, Vic; Enl.29Jul1942 In the Field, Qld; Disch.17Jun1947 as Cpl ex 10 Field Amb.

With research including father's Service File.

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