Plea for re­turn of war medals

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War medals have been stolen from a firedam­aged house in Rewa Tce, Tawa.

The house’s owner, who did not want to be named, said she ac­ci­den­tally left a small box be­hind as she and her hus­band were re­cov­er­ing items the day af­ter a large fire at 4b Rewa Tce.

On ei­ther April 14 or 15, some­one went into the house and took the box, which con­tained three medals.

One was her hus­band’s, for mil­i­tary ser­vice, and two were given to her grand­fa­ther by the gov­ern­ments of Greece and Bul­garia for his work with the Red Cross dur­ing World War I.

Both were crosses – one was blue and white, the other was white with a red cen­tre.

The woman fruit­lessly searched bushes near the house, hop­ing they had been dis­carded by who­ever took the box.

‘‘They are of no sig­nif­i­cance to any­one but us and not worth any­thing,’’ she said.

‘‘It would be great if they could be re­turned, no ques­tions asked.’’

She said the eas­i­est way to re­turn them is to the let­ter­box at 4b Rewa Tce.

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