DCM medals was formed by Mark Cashmore and Peter Duckers and has operated from a retail shop in The Parade Shopping Centre, Shrewsbury, since 2014
We have always specialised in British Campaign Medals and Gallantry Awards as the core of our business, but have recently expanded to cover other related military collectables.
Mark Cashmore has been a collector of British medals for over 30 years with a particular interest in the services of the Royal Artillery covering the period from the Peninsular War through to the Falklands.
After a career in Architecture he set up DCM Medals in 2012
After a career in teaching, Peter Duckers spent 16 years as Curator of the Shropshire Regimental Museum in Shrewsbury Castle, retiring in 2013.
He has written over 200 published articles and a number of books on medals, medal collecting and military history and has been collecting British medals for fifty years.
He currently specialises in Indian Army medals after 1857 and awards to the Victorian Royal Navy.
Peter Duckers now acts as a specialist consultant for DCM medals.