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Belfast WW1 war hero's belongings currently for sale on ebay
« on: February 12, 2019, 02:53:04 AM »
These are the personal WW1 military equipment belongings of the late Major John Dunwoodie Martin 1883 - 1967, 8th (Service) Battalion (East Belfast), Royal Irish Rifles, and 8/9 Battalion Royal Irish Rifles.

He was awarded a DSO at the battle of the Somme (1916) and the Croix de Guerre (1918), and was appointed a CBE in 1921.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WWI-Verners-Pattern-MKVIII-compass-marked-Major-McCallum-DSO-Royal-Irish-Rifles/264155328095?hash=item3d80e26e5f:g:QMQAAOSw4b1cRa~C

"WWI Verner's Pattern MKVIII compass marked Major McCallum DSO Royal Irish Rifles"
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If you wish to you can read more about him and his career as an officer, sportsman, magistrate, and education authority official, on this post and thread.

http://www.belfastforum.co.uk/index.php/topic,75295.msg2106240.html#msg2106240