1939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star; War Medal 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf, all privately engraved ‘Flt. Lt. R. Marcinkus R.A.F.V.R.’; Latvia, Republic, Medal for the 10th Anniversary of Liberation 1928, bronze, with crossed swords on riband; Czechoslovakia, Republic, Order of the White Lion, Civil Division, 4th Class breast badge, silver, silver-gilt, and enamel, silver marks on suspension ring; Italy, Kingdom, Order of the Crown, 5th Class breast badge, gold and enamel, nearly extremely fine and better (6) £400-500
M.I.D. London Gazette 16 June 1944.
Sold together with the recipient’s framed Mentioned in Despatches Certificate; portrait photograph; caricature drawing; copy of the recipient’s service record; various cloth and metal unit insignia; and a large quantity of research.
Note: Marcinkus’ British campaign medals were formerly presented to the recipient’s next of kin by the British Ambassador to Lithuania at a ceremony in Vilnius in 2001.
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