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MSM TO S GIDMAN. vf cond.

GV1 MSM TO 8743 W.O. CL2 . S GIDMAN R.A. SAMUAL GIDMAN FROM SUTTON ST HELENS LANCS WAS AWARDED THE DCM AND THE ITALIAN BRONZE MEDAL FOR VALOR 1ST W/WAR 21ST NOV 1917. GOOD CITATION FOR DCM STATES SEVERELY WOUNDED IN EARNING IT. OFFICIAL CORRECTION TO SURNAME.

Code: 54732

280.00 GBP


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GALLANTRY GROUP TO CASUALTY . B TAYLOR. vf cond.

GV MM 18292 PTE B TAYLOR 17/ LANC FUS. PAIR TO SAME. DEATH PLAQUE, BEN TAYLOR. 1ST W/WAR PAIR TO BROTHER 18291 CPL J TAYLOR LANC FUS. BEN AND JAMES TAYLOR FROM OGDEN ST CHADDERTON OLDHAM BOTH JOINED THE 17TH LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS PALS BATTALION ON THE SAME DAY, RECIEVING ADJOINING NUMBERS. BOTH SAW ACTION ON THE SOMME WHERE BEN WAS AWARDED THE MM FOR BRAVERY AROUND JULY , LOND GAZETTE 16TH NOV 1916. HE SURVIVED BUT WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON THE 14TH OCTOBER 1918. HIS BROTHER WAS LUCKIER AND LEFT THE ARMY AS A CORPORAL.BEN IS BURIED AT DADIZEELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY.

Code: 54705

950.00 GBP


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GALLANTRY GROUP TO H HENRY. vf cond.

GV MC , 1914-15 TRIO CAPT H HENRY R.A.M.C. WITH MID, GV TERRITORIAL DECORATION. MID 7TH NOV 1917. MC FOR MARCH 1918. CITATION READS R.A.M.C. (TF) ATTACHED 1/3RD EAST LANCS FD AMBCE R.A.M.C. (TF)VERY GALLANT CONDUCT AND DEVOTION TO DUTY WHILE EMPLOYED AS BEARER OFFICER AT ERVILLERS AND BUCQUOY. UNDER MOST TRYING CIRCUMSTANCES, DURING THE PERIOD 25TH / 28TH MARCH 1918. BY HIS PERSONEL INITIATIVE AND DISREGARD OF DANGER , IN BRINGING FORWARD HIS BEARERS , OFTEN UNDER HEAVY SHELL FIRE , AND IN KEEPING TOUCH WITH THE REG AID POSTS. HE SUCCEEDED IN CLEARING LARGE NUMBERS OF WOUNDED. WITH ORIGINAL MID CERTIFICATE AND ORIGINAL CITATION FOR MC SIGNED BY MAJOR GENERAL . WAS PROMOTED TO MAJOR LATER. MUCH MORE RESEARCH NEEDS TO BE DONE .

Code: 54698

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DCM GROUP TO H SNEDKER vf cond.

GV DCM TO 4426 SJT H SNEDKER 9/ R FUS. PAIR TO SAME. CITATION READS LG 16 JAN 1919, 4426 SJT H SNEDKER 9TH BN R FUS. (NORTHAMPTON )FOR CONSPICUOUS GALLANTRY. DURING AN ATTACK ON HARDECOURT AND THE MALTZ HORN FARM RIDGE ON 28TH AUGUST, OWING TO MANY CASUALTIES AMONGST OFFICERS , HE HAD TO TAKE COMMAND OF TWO PLATOONS. THESE HE LED WITH GREAT SKILL AND COURAGE. IN SPITE OF HEAVY OPPOSITION FROM MACHINE GUNS AND SHELL FIRE. ON REACHING THE OBJECTIVE THE REMAINING OFFICER IN HIS COMPANY WAS WOUNDED. HE IMMEDIATELY ASSUMED COMMAND OF THE WHOLE COMPANY. REORGANISED THEM AND COMMENCED TO PUT THE LINE IN A STATE OF DEFENCE. THROUGHOUT THE TIME HE WALKED TO AND FROM AMONGST HIS MEN CHEERING AND URGING THEM ON. LATER IN THE DAY HE OBSERVED A LARGE PARTY OF THE ENEMY WITHDRAWING ON THE LEFT OF HIS COMPANY. WITHOUT A MOMENTS HESITATION HE DIRECTED THE FIRE OF HIS LEWIS GUNS AND RIFLES ON THEM. INFLICTING HEAVY LOSSES, AND MAKING THEM SCATTER IN CONFUSION. HE REMAINED IN COMMAND OF THE COMPANY THROUGHOUT THE DAY UNTIL AN OFFICER WAS SENT UP. AT THI9S TIME WHEN THE DCM WAS EARNED HE WAS ATTACHED TO THE MIDDLESEX REGT. WITH ORIGINAL LETTER SENT WITH AWARD. A GREAT FIGHTING CITATION . copy paperwork.

Code: 54697

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GROUP TO OFFICER. C W HURLEY. gvf cond.

MBE , 1939-45 STAR, AFRICA STAR, ITALY STAR, DEF & WAR MEDALS WITH MID. 1953 CORONATION, 1977 JUBILEE MEDAL, GV1 TERRITORIAL DECORATION. MOUNTED AS WORN. NO NAMED MEDALS BUT WITH A LOT OF ORIGINAL PAPERWORK CONFIRMING AWARDS AND COMMISSION INTO RYL ARTILLERY. MBE FOR ITALY 1944. TEMP MAJOR JULY 1945. WITH 72ND NORTHUMBRIAN BRIGADE R.A. PROMINANT SOLICITOR AND MASON CULLERCOATS NORTHUMBERLAND. LOTS OF ORIGINAL & COPY PAPERWORK. NOTE AN EXACT UNNAMED GROUP WITH A SMALL LOT OF PAPERWORK IS WITH THE REGIMENTAL MUSEUM WHO STATES WAS LEFT TO THEM WHEN HE DIED .

Code: 54649

795.00 GBP


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ROYAL VICTORIAN MEDAL. gf cond.

EDWARD V11 RYL VICTORIAN MEDAL . UN NAMED AS ISSUED.

Code: 54638

240.00 GBP


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GROUP TO H S PENNY. vf cond.

1ST W/WAR PAIR TO 686517 GNR H S PENNY R.A. VERY SELDOM SEEN FRENCH HONOUR MEDAL OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS WITH SWORDS IN BRONZE. NAMED ON REVERSE H PENNY 1917. HIS AWARD WAS REPORTED IN THE LONDON GAZETTE 29TH JAN 1919. RARELY SEEN CONFIRMED IN GROUP.

Code: 54380

400.00 GBP


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MSM TO P BRICK. vf cond.

EDWV11 MSM TO SERJT P BRICK . 1/11FOOT.

Code: 54519

380.00 GBP


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MILITARY CROSS. vf cond.

GV1 MILITARY CROSS. DATED 1945. UNNAMED AS ISSUED.

Code: 54524

550.00 GBP


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EFFICIENTCY DECORATION. vf cond.

GV1 EFFICIENTCY DECORATION DATED 1950 WITH 1 EXTRA LONG SERVICE BAR DATED 1958. TERRITORIAL BROOCH MOUNTED

Code: 54483

100.00 GBP


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