THE DISCOVERY OF A WW1 MEDAL
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Jeffrey Baker was born in Adelaide in 1944. As a 10 year old boy in late 1954 Jeffrey was digging in the back yard of his family home in Hawker Street, Croydon (just around the corner from Blight Street)) when he found buried treasure! He had unearthed a gold medal with these words inscribed on its edge:
239 PTE R.E. BLIGHT 43 BN A.I.F.
Not knowing what it was, or its...