Theft at Calgary Military Museum

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    Theft at Calgary Military Museum

    Post by mk1rceme on Fri Feb 11, 2011 8:25 pm

    Man arrested but over 200 items still missing. List of missing items coming soon. Hope they get everything back.

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    Re: Theft at Calgary Military Museum

    Post by pylon1357 on Sat Feb 12, 2011 11:05 am

    Seems to me this must have been an inside Job. How else could the thefts go unnoticed for so long? This is part of the reason I am afraid to loan out anything from my collection long term.

    Hope they give the people responsible the electric chair.


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    Re: Theft at Calgary Military Museum

    Post by qsamike on Sat Feb 12, 2011 7:28 pm

    List of items will be out soon, some items retrieved.......

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    Re: Theft at Calgary Military Museum

    Post by qsamike on Wed Feb 23, 2011 5:14 pm

    A list of stolen items has now been posted on the Military Museums website.

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    Re: Theft at Calgary Military Museum

    Post by mk1rceme on Wed Feb 23, 2011 5:36 pm

    Wow! Lot's of stuff! Keep your eyes peeled everyone.

    Army Museum of Alberta,
    Contact: Senior Curator, Mr. Rory M. Cory, 403-974-2852, [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]


    Serial Item(s)/Description
    1 Cross belt (Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada)
    2 Beret (Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada)
    3 Swedish 1896 Mauser Bayonet & all metal scabbard - no frog
    4 Mexican 1899 Remington Rolling Block Bayonet & Leather and metal scabbard
    5 German Army Belt Buckle - WWII era - Black / steel construction
    6 Chinese AKM Bayonet & plastic scabbard - no frog
    7 Taiwan M1 Garand Bayonet & plastic/ metal scabbard - w/ frog
    8 Belt, Oliver pattern
    9 Cap Badge, Canadian Women's Army Corps
    10 5 x Collar Badge, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
    11 Belt, Leather
    12 Belt Buckle
    13 7 x Shoulder Titles, Brass "Canada"
    14 8 x Rank Pips, Large
    15 7 x Rank Pips, Small

    Air Force Museum of Alberta,
    Contact: Curator, Ms. Alison Mercer, 403-249-8818, [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]


    Serial Item(s)/Description
    1 WWII German NSKK Motor Corps Dagger, Brown grip on dagger, black sheath. Motto "Alles für Deutschland" engraved on blade.

    The King’s Own Calgary Regiment (RCAC) Museum
    Contact: Curator, Mr. Al Judson, 403-974-2856, [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]


    Serial Item(s)/Description
    1 Ross Rifle Bayonet and Scabbard
    2 WWI Rifle Bayonet (Canadian Standard)
    3 German Round Broach (medal with relief)
    4 5th Bn Cap Badge

    The Calgary Highlanders’ Regimental Museum
    Contact: Curator, Mr. Barry Agnew, 403-974-2855, [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]


    Serial Item(s)/Description
    1 British War Medal engraved: PTE. H.W. JOHNSON 446594 31/CAN INF
    2 Victory Medal engraved: PTE. H.W. JOHNSON 446594 31/CAN INF
    3 Military Medal engraved: “826690 PTE. J.W. SHORROCK 47 CDN INF”
    4 British War Medal engraved: “826690 A/C SGT. J. W. SHORROCK 47 CAN INF”
    5 Victory Medal engraved: “826690 A/C SGT.J. W. SHORROCK 4 CAN INF”
    6 Canadian Volunteer Service Medal (CVSM) SHORROK
    7 1914-15 Star, War Medal with MID (oak leaf), Victory Medal, all 3 engraved: “81127 BUTTERWORTH”
    8 1939-45 Star, Defence Medal, War Medal , all 3 engraved: “A/C WO2 51426 BUTTERWORTH”
    9 1914-15 Star engraved: “PTE MCBRIDE J 20334 10 CAN INF”
    10 British War Medal engraved: “PTE BARFORD F.G. 434063 10 CAN INF”
    11 British War Medal engraved: “2009025 SPR F.L. WALLACE CE”
    12 Victory Medal engraved: “2009025 SPR F. L. WALLACE CE”
    13 Military Medal engraved: “GILLESPIE 10 BN (WWI)”
    14 British War Medal engraved: “GILLESPIE 10 BN (WWI)”
    15 Allied Victory Medal engraved: “GILLESPIE 10 BN (WWI)”
    16 War Medal engraved: “183707 J.T. NELLES 10 BN”
    17 Allied Victory Medal engraved: “183707 J.T. NELLES 10 BN (WWI)”
    18 British War Medal engraved: “808494 PTE. E.W. CROWE 10 CAN INF”
    19 Allied Victory Medal engraved: “808494 PTE. E.W. CROWE 10 CAN INF”
    20 British War Medal engraved: “467647 PTE. P.J. HALL 10 CAN INF”
    21 Allied Victory Medal engraved: “467647 PTE. P.J. HALL 10 CAN INF”
    22 British War Medal engraved: “550180 WALLIS W. 10 CAN INF”
    23 Allied Victory Medal engraved: “550180 WALLIS W. 10 CAN INF”
    24 British War Medal engraved: “160857 PTE. J. MCCOWAN 10 CAN INF”
    25 Victory Medal engraved: “160857 PTE. J. MCCOWAN 10 CAN INF”
    26 India Medal with Relief of Lucknow bar possibly engraved: “COL./ SGT A. KNOX 93 HIGHLANDERS”
    27 British War Medal engraved: “231778 PTE. J.W. PARKINSON 10 CAN INF (WWI)”
    28 Allied Victory Medal engraved: “F.G.MCCOOMBS (WWI)”
    29 Set: 1939-45 Star, France Germany Star, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal (CVSM) with bar, War Medal, Long Service Medal (possibly engraved: “R.C. MCCOOMBS”), Order of St. John
    30 Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) engraved: "20632 L/CPL HAYTER A. W. 10 BN CEF”
    31 Military Medal (MM), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal all engraved: "434301 PTE. T. RESIDE 10 CAN INF"
    32 British War Medal engraved: “PTE BOULTON G.R. 252406 10 CAN INF”
    33 British War Medal engraved: “PTE SUTHERLAND J.H. 231134 10 CAN”
    34 Military Medal engraved: “904015 PTE G.R. MACLANDERS 10 CAN INF”
    35 Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal all engraved: "SGT. A. OLIVER 426495 10 CAN INF"
    36 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal all engraved: "434815 PTE. J. REID 10 CAN INF"
    37 British War Medal engraved: "E Stanley 161136 82nd Bn"
    38 Pin 7 point star w/ Red Cross Knights, Templar (7 point star with red cross in centre – Motto “IN HOC SIGNO VINES”)
    39 Somalia 1992-93 with ribbon mounted on pin (specimen, un-issued – cancellation marks XXXX)
    40 Somalia 1992-93 medal only in box with above (specimen, un-issued – cancellation marks XXXX)
    41 Canadian Forces Decoration with ribbon mounted on pin (specimen, un-issued – cancellation marks XXXX)
    42 Canadian Forces Decoration medal only in box with above (specimen, un-issued – cancellation marks XXXX)
    43 General Service Allied Force with ribbon mounted on pin (specimen, un-issued – cancellation marks XXXX)
    44 General Service Allied Force medal only in box with above (specimen, un-issued – cancellation marks XXXX)
    45 Delegate medallion with ribbon from 4th Triennial Electrical Mechanical Engineers (EME) Convention (cancellation marks XXXX)
    46 Blue arm band with badges mounted as follows: 2x 103rd Calgary Rifles, 47th Bn. Cap badge, 143 Bn. Cap badge, Maple Leaf Collar badge, Badge Crossed Swords & Crown (PTI), Canada button, extra small pin, Comrades of the Great War France Navy League & CPS
    47 Set of 5 Medals: 1939/45 Star, France Germany Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Maple leaf, War Medal
    48 3 x Brass Shoulder Title Calgary Highlanders Oak Leaf Pair – marked “BIRKS”
    49 Silver Belt Buckle Calgary Highlanders (Queens Crown Badge Silver)
    50 Badge Legion of Frontiersmen
    51 Medal Royal Canadian Legion Diamond Jubilee
    52 Brass Cap Badge 103 Calgary Rifles
    53 Bronze Cap Badge 10th Canadians
    54 4 x Brass Cap Badge 10th Canadians
    55 Silver Cap Badge 10th Canadians
    56 Brass Collar Badge 10th Canadians C/10
    57 Brass Collar Badge 211
    58 Cap Badge 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles
    59 4 x Collar Badge 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles
    60 Bronze Shoulder Title CANADA
    61 Bronze Collar Badge Maple Leaf
    62 Brass Collar Badge 31st Bn
    63 3 x Brass Cap Badge Maple Leaf CANADA
    64 Bronze Cap Badge Maple Leaf CANADA
    65 Brass Cap Badge 50th Bn
    66 Cap Badge Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RCEME)
    67 Brass Cap Badge Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians)
    68 Brass Shoulder Title CANADA
    69 Canadian Intelligence Corps
    70 Brass Canadian Officers Training Corps (COTC)
    71 Collar Badge Royal Regiment Canada
    72 Cap Badge Royal Winnipeg Rifles
    73 2 x Shoulder Title Edmonton Regiment
    74 Collar Badge Artillery
    75 Brass Shoulder Title Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC)
    76 Silver Cap Badge Light Infantry
    77 Brass Cap Badge Royal Marines
    78 Silver Cap Badge Durham Light Infantry
    79 Black Pin Durham Light Infantry
    80 Brass Cap Badge Army Dental Corps
    81 2 x Brass Kings Crown Calgary Highlanders Cap Badge
    82 Bronze Kings Crown Calgary Highlanders Cap Badge
    83 Silver Collar Badge Calgary Highlanders “L”
    84 Brass Collar Badge Calgary Highlanders “R”
    85 Brass Collar Badge Calgary Highlanders “L”
    86 Silver Collar Badge Calgary Highlanders Pair
    87 Brass Collar Badge Calgary Highlanders Pair
    88 Brass Collar Badge Calgary Highlanders Pair
    89 Bronze Collar Badge Calgary Highlanders “L”
    90 Silver Collar Badge Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders Pair
    91 Brass Cap Badge Alberta Regiment Kings Crown
    92 Brass Cap Badge Alberta
    93 Cap Badge Calgary Regiment Kings Crown
    94 Cap Badge 15th Alberta Light Horse
    95 Cap Badge Canadian Post Office Kings Crown
    96 Cap Badge Edmonton Fusiliers
    97 Silver Cap Badge Seaforth Highlanders (old style)
    98 Cap Badge Canadian Scottish
    99 Shoulder Title Canadian Scottish
    100 Cap Badge Lake Superior Regiment
    101 Cap Badge Cameron Highlanders
    102 Shoulder title, Royal Scots (Pair)
    103 Cap Badge, Royal Scots
    104 Cap Badge, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
    105 Cap Badge, King’s Own Scottish Borderers
    106 Cap Badge, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
    107 Cap Badge, Cameron Highlanders
    108 Cap Badge, Black Watch
    109 2 x Cap Badges, Royal Scots
    110 Cap Badge, The King’s Own Royal Rifle Corps
    111 Cap Badge, The Midland Regiment
    112 Cap Badge, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)
    113 Cap Badge, Royal Air Force (RAF)
    114 Cap Badge, Airborne Regiment
    115 Badge German Navy 1939
    116 1 cloth bag containing German Naval insignia (WWII) as follows: Narvik shield, Navy Breast Insignia, Aux Cruiser Badge, Political Cap Visor, Para Badge, Hitler Youth Proficiency Badge, Wound Badge
    117 Badge Blazer, Gordon Highlanders
    118 Shoulder Cord
    119 Wound Stripe Cord
    120 Badge, Rank, Warrant Officer II (Queen’s Crown (QC)) (brass on leather wrist strap)
    121 Badge of rank, Captain with Oak leaf (brass on slip-on bush dress)
    122 Badge of rank, Major, King’s Crown (KC)) (cloth slip-on)
    123 Belt Buckle German c1939
    124 Web Belt w/Calgary Highlanders KC Buckle – 37 Pattern with Brass Keeper (Oliver Drab Colour)
    125 3 x Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (A&SH) Place Card Holders in case – A&SH Collars in Blue Case
    126 Belt Buckle Western Style w/Calgary Highlanders Badge – Oval Shape/Gold Badge
    127 Badge of rank Stars (pips) 2 brass 1 bronze
    128 Badge of rank Crown Major
    129 Medal Iron Cross 2nd Class with original ribbon standard 1914
    130 Cap Badge Calgary Highlanders Silver
    131 Cap Badge 82nd Bn
    132 2 x Cap Badge Calgary Highlanders Silver
    133 Medal German Eastern Front 1941/42
    134 Coin Commemorative D Day June 1944-June1984
    135 Medal Royal Canadian Legion 60 years
    136 Cap Badge Calgary Highlanders Brass KC – with Tartan Swatch
    137 Cap Badge Calgary Highlanders Brass KC
    138 Gorget German Kriegerbund Standard Bearer (Missing chain and attaching point)
    139 Medal Commemorative Vimy 1936
    140 Lee Enfield Spike Bayonet and Scabbard Chromed
    141 Defence Medal (WWII) (un-named)
    142 Medal, Commemorative Canadian Legion Vimy Pilgrimage
    143 Canadian Volunteer Service Medal (CVSM) (WWII: un-named as issued)
    144 1039-1945 War Medal (WWII: un-named as issued)
    145 Distinguished Service Order (DSO) with 2 bars, miniature
    146 Military Cross (MC), miniature
    147 1914-15 Star, miniature
    148 British War Medal, miniature
    149 Victory Medal with Oak Leaf (Mention in Dispatches (MID)), miniature
    150 King George V Coronation Medal, miniature
    151 King George V and Queen Mary Silver Jubilee Medal, miniature
    152 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Coronation Medal, miniature
    153 Medallion, unveiling of Vimy Memorial 1936
    154 Province of Alberta Police 25 year medal
    155 Defence Medal (WWII)
    156 France Germany Star
    157 1939-45 Star
    158 Canadian Volunteer Service Medal (CVSM) with clasp
    159 War Medal
    160 1939-45 Star, France Germany Star, Defence Medal, CVSM with clasp, War Medal
    161 Legion Medal 60 years service
    End of List


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