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Medal found facebook thread looking for rifleman J Simpson 23960732

Old 13th May 2013, 07:22
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Medal found facebook thread looking for rifleman J Simpson 23960732

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...&type=1&ref=nf
This medal has been found recently, it belongs to, rifleman J Simpson 23960732, 3 royal green jackets, get posting and sharing folks, lets get this back to its recipient.

Service medal Borneo and Malay Peninsula

Hope the link works.

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Found already - that was quick!

Just to let you know that the family of the original owner of this medal have been found and its in the process of being returned to them. Well done to all the former Green Jackets for getting on the case. Good result all round. Celer Et Audax.
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Mine is exactly the same, but gets polished for special occasions...........
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Think that Army number is probably 23690732 if the medal is for both Malay Peninsular and Borneo, when the 239s were issued those operations were over by a few years?
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Of interest is that Rifleman Simpson would also be entitled to the Pingat Jasa Malaysia (PJM). This award is made by the Malaysian Government and Her Majesty gave permission for it to be worn about 18 months ago. This followed a long campaign by veterans as previously it was supposed to be just a keep sake, although other Commonwealth governments had permitted its unrestricted wear.

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I was a 23945..... in 1963.
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I was a 23945..... in 1963
At which time you were 11, according to my maths!

Have you been telling porkies on your profile, Genstabler?

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Curses! I am exposed! Yes, I regret I lied about my age to help preserve my anonymity, and now, in a senior moment, I have given myself away.
I will amend my details, if the Forum Gestapo don't ban me.
Amendment completed (sob).

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Perhaps you were just a boy soldier? Hat - Coat!
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1963 winter my No 2393 how time flies

1963 1964
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