Campaign and War Medals

A collection of medals from conflicts around the world.




Military medals of James Balchin (1862-1925) from left to right: Total Abstinence Medal India; Burma Campaign medal with Burma 1885-7 and 1887-89 bars; South African Campaign medal with S. Africa 1901, 1902, Transvaal, Orange Free State and Cape Colony bars; Long Service and Conduct medal (1881 – 1911) and a King George ‘King and Empire Services Rendered’ badge No. 331459 (WWI).
WWII Medals of Michael Balchin (1914-2007)from left to right: 1939 -45; Defence Medal, War Medal and a France and Germany Campaign star.
WWII Medals of Ronald Frederick Balchin RNR from left to right: 1939-45 Campaign Star; an Atlantic Campaign Star and a George VI Medal.
This document accompanies the medals above which were awarded posthumously to Lieutenant Ronald Frederick Balchin R.N.R.