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    An ex-Sapper from East Grinstead has had his medals nicked from outside his home. This happened on Tuesday after the five medals were returned by DPD after mounting, but were not left in a secure place. They are mounted on black felt and have a large attachment pin. This guy served for eight and a half years, including in Bosnia and Afghanistan. He comes from a military family who have served our country for generations, and he is absolutely distraught at the theft of these hard-earned medals. He is not interested in having the culprit punished - he just wants them back. If anyone has any info, please contact the police or BBC Radio Sussex. They can be returned anonymously, no questions asked.

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      That is so sad and upsetting. post it all over facebook and the other sites that people look at, twatter instagram etc. get this viral, thieving barstewards

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      Shared on my social media the other day (for what its worth). Hope he gets them back.

      Seems that with the increase on deliveries over the pandemic that couriers are now increasingly doing a dump it and leg it scenario, which will inevitably lead to an increase in porch pirates nicking things from doorsteps.
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      Unlike WW2 medals, these will be engraved so easily traced when the thief tries to sell them.


      On a happier note, a veteran Wren sold her medals a few years ago, because she fell on hard times, which were spotted in a Weymouth charity shop. Another veteran Wren saw them, noted the name, and asked on the Wrens Facebook group if anyone knew her. She was in the same group, so we chipped in to buy them back for her.
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      Shared on my social media the other day (for what its worth). Hope he gets them back.

      Seems that with the increase on deliveries over the pandemic that couriers are now increasingly doing a dump it and leg it scenario, which will inevitably lead to an increase in porch pirates nicking things from doorsteps.
      Quite, the blame lies squarely on the lazy delivery drivers - if they did their job properly the opportunist thief wouldn't get the chance
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      Unlike WW2 medals, these will be engraved so easily traced when the thief tries to sell them.


      On a happier note, a veteran Wren sold her medals a few years ago, because she fell on hard times, which were spotted in a Weymouth charity shop. Another veteran Wren saw them, noted the name, and asked on the Wrens Facebook group if anyone knew her. She was in the same group, so we chipped in to buy them back for her.
      Bravo Zulu, Jennies.

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      Quite, the blame lies squarely on the lazy delivery drivers - if they did their job properly the opportunist thief wouldn't get the chance
      Still a ***** trick though.
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      It's worth keeping an eye out on Ebay.
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      Still a ***** trick though.
      Yes and a hard and low paid job
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      Quote Originally Posted by Gazwag View Post
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      Quite, the blame lies squarely on the lazy delivery drivers - if they did their job properly the opportunist thief wouldn't get the chance
      Think some of the blame lies with the delivery companies that expect drivers to carry out an often unmanageable workload, which leads to corners being cut!

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