West Mercia Police are appealing to the public to help locate the owner of three war medals which were recovered by West Mercia Police in Birmingham yesterday (31 January).
It is suspected by Officers that the medals may have been stolen during a house burglary prior to Wednesday, 30 January 2019.
The first medal is described as an Allied Victory Medal with the dates ‘1914/1919’ on it.
The second medal is described as a British War Medal dated ‘1914/1920’.
The third medial is described as a ‘Star’ dated 1914.
It is believed that the medals were issued to an officer from Staffordshire who served in the Middlesex Regiment between 1915 and 1916.
A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said:
“It may be that the medals belong to someone living in either North Worcestershire, Birmingham or Staffordshire.
“If you recognise the items or believe you may know who they belong to, please call Detective Constable Mark Fletcher at West Mercia Police on 101 quoting incident number 22/114516/18
Leading on from the discovery of the war medals,
Whilst most war medals from this era have the name of the beneficiary inscribed around the edge of the medal, no such details have been released by West Mercia Police.
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