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Sporting Medals - (1) Bronze with obverse bearing Crown and Hunting Horn with '68' and below 'The Durham Light Infantry',reverse depicting an infantryman charging with fixed bayonet: (2) Northern Ireland District Curragh Challenge Cup for 1925 (Rifle); in silver with gold overlay and enamels, by C.Griffiths & Company, Birmingham. Hallmarks for Birmingham 1924: (3) Bronze 'Royal Tournament' medal, reverse inscribed 'N.Ireland Command 1926 Bayonet Combats, 1st.Durham Light Infantry': (4) Bronze 'Royal Tournament ' medal, reverse inscribed 'N.Ireland Command 1927, Epee v Epee Officers, Lieut. G.J.FOLKARD, 1st.Durham Light Infantry' : (GILBERT JOHN FOLKARD - Born 10 February 1905, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, the son of Captain W.F.D.Folkard: Attended Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Cadet 1923-1924: Second Lieutenant Durham Light Infantry 30 August 1924: Lieutenant 30 August 1926: Captain 17 May 1937: Army Educational Corps 1 October 1937: Lieutenant-Colonel 1 February 1949: Colonel 3 June 1953: CBE. London Gazette 13 June 1959: Retired 11 February 1965 Hon.Brigadier.) : Sold with copy career details: copy London Gazette entries; copy photograph of the recipient with the Cross-Country running team of 1st.Bn.DLI., taken at Fenham Barracks in 1932. Bronze medals with slight staining and pitting in places thus generally fine, silver and enamel medal NEF - £90