He built this box himself. The backing is made from his uniform.
Karl Troop Cross, must have picked this up along the way somewhere..
Kaschie Lighter, he was a heavy smoker so I’m assuming he carried this around with him most of the war
barriefield-brian wrote:Very nice display. Cheers Brian
barriefield-brian wrote:If you can locate the war diaries they would have the locations but not sure where you could find them. That medal looks interesting, must be Italian? Dont see much Italian items here, not sure why. Cheers Brian
Bill wrote:The patch was never an authorized issue. It is something a maker made up for private sale.
Bill wrote:Been discussed at length on FB pages, and I think on the British & Commonwealth Military Badge Forum. It is possible he picked the patches up at the end of the war in the UK, or at some later date.