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Old 06-13-2018, 07:36 PM   #1
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Best as I can figure, I would guess Canadian with the maple leaf. It’s 10k over sterling, possibly a semi precious stone there too, but unsure. 1939-1945 seem pretty obvious, but the “pagoda” with a cross on top and the “VG” have me
stumped. Could be initials of course or “victory” something or “Victoria” something, but outside of a guess relating to Hong Kong, I just can’t ID it. Can anyone help? Thanks.
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My completely unsupported theory would be that somebody had it made after the war and that his name was 'Victor' or 'Vincent G....' and the pagoda memorializes his service in Asia - more likely Burma than Hong Kong.

I can't think of any Canadian unit with a VG, nor doe any show up in the CMHS list of Cdn military abbreviations for War Two.
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Old Yesterday, 11:21 AM   #3
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hmm have a close look at it. There is a Cross on top of the 'Pagoda' so mostl likely not a 'Pagoda' at all. A Cenotaph perhaps??
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1939-1945 indicates European war theatre IMO
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