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Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

A GOOD WW1 KINGS ROYAL RIFLE CORPS 1916 SOMME M. GROUP TO AN OFFICER WHO WAS TWICE WOUNDED IN OCTOBER 1916. UNNAMED AS ISSUED; BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS LIEUT. London Gazette 11 December 1916. For conspicuous gallantry in action. He led a small bombing party against the enemy and drove them back at a critical time. Later, he barricaded the trench and held it against repeated attacks. Samuel Frederick Peshall was born in Oldeberrow, Warwickshire, in November 1882. He was educated at. Prior to being commissioned Second Lieutenant in the 18th (Service) Battalion (Arts and Crafts), Kings Royal Rifle Corps. He served with the Battalion in the French theatre of war from 13 June 1916. The Battalion served part of the 122nd Brigade, 41st Division on the. August – October 1916. Medical records show he was slightly wounded at Fricourt on 1 October 1916 and severely wounded just six days later at Girdes on 7 October 1916. It would have been for his gallantry on one of the former dates that Peshall was recommended for the M. Advanced to Acting Captain, in later life, Peshall resided at Quorn Grange, Loughborough. He served as a Sheriff of Leicestershire during the Second War. SEE MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR MORE WW1 GALLANTRY AWARDS. If you have any questions and require more images please get in touch and. This will generally be a Wednesday or Thursday, so please bear with me if it takes a few more days to get sent. KEYWORDS: MEDAL MEDALS BOER KILLED WOUNDED BRIGADE AWARD CAPTAIN COMMANDER LIEUTENANT OFFICER KILLED WOUNDED 1815 AUSTRALIAN NEW ZEALAND ANZAC AIF GALLANTRY SOMME YPRES GALLIPOLI LIGHT HORSE INFANTRY BATTALION WW1 WW2 GALLANTRY. The item “WW1 SOMME 1916 KRRC MC GALLANTRY MILITARY CROSS MEDAL GROUP” is in sale since Sunday, September 20, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “albatrosj1″ and is located in SCOTLAND. This item can be shipped worldwide.

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

A GOOD WW1 KINGS ROYAL RIFLE CORPS 1916 SOMME M. GROUP TO AN OFFICER WHO WAS TWICE WOUNDED IN OCTOBER 1916. UNNAMED AS ISSUED; BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS LIEUT. London Gazette 11 December 1916. For conspicuous gallantry in action. He led a small bombing party against the enemy and drove them back at a critical time. Later, he barricaded the trench and held it against repeated attacks. Samuel Frederick Peshall was born in Oldeberrow, Warwickshire, in November 1882. He was educated at. Prior to being commissioned Second Lieutenant in the 18th (Service) Battalion (Arts and Crafts), Kings Royal Rifle Corps. He served with the Battalion in the French theatre of war from 13 June 1916. The Battalion served part of the 122nd Brigade, 41st Division on the. August – October 1916. Medical records show he was slightly wounded at Fricourt on 1 October 1916 and severely wounded just six days later at Girdes on 7 October 1916. It would have been for his gallantry on one of the former dates that Peshall was recommended for the M. Advanced to Acting Captain, in later life, Peshall resided at Quorn Grange, Loughborough. He served as a Sheriff of Leicestershire during the Second War. SEE MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR MORE WW1 GALLANTRY AWARDS. If you have any questions and require more images please get in touch and. This will generally be a Wednesday or Thursday, so please bear with me if it takes a few more days to get sent. KEYWORDS: MEDAL MEDALS BOER KILLED WOUNDED BRIGADE AWARD CAPTAIN COMMANDER LIEUTENANT OFFICER KILLED WOUNDED 1815 AUSTRALIAN NEW ZEALAND ANZAC AIF GALLANTRY SOMME YPRES GALLIPOLI LIGHT HORSE INFANTRY BATTALION WW1 WW2 GALLANTRY. The item “WW1 SOMME 1916 KRRC MC GALLANTRY MILITARY CROSS MEDAL GROUP” is in sale since Friday, July 31, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “albatrosj1″ and is located in SCOTLAND. This item can be shipped worldwide.

Ww1 MM Gallantry Military Medal Kia 1917

Ww1 MM Gallantry Military Medal Kia 1917

Ww1 MM Gallantry Military Medal Kia 1917

Ww1 MM Gallantry Military Medal Kia 1917

Ww1 MM Gallantry Military Medal Kia 1917

Ww1 MM Gallantry Military Medal Kia 1917

Ww1 MM Gallantry Military Medal Kia 1917

Ww1 MM Gallantry Military Medal Kia 1917

Ww1 MM Gallantry Military Medal Kia 1917

WW1 1917 KIA M. TO A PIONEER OF 3RD SIGNAL COMPANY ROYAL ENGINEERS. SERVED WITH THE 2/SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS 1914 -16 AND WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON 25 APRIL 1917. Gazette 18 June 1917. Originally served as a Private in the 2/Seaforth Highlanders, Regimental number 305. He entered the theatre of War with the Seaforths on 12 October 1914 and transferred to the Royal Engineers on 25 November 1916. He was killed in action on 25 April 1917 whilst serving with 3rd Signal Company and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial. Condition VF, some contact wear. Entitled to 1914 Star trio. SEE MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR MORE WW1 GALLANTRY AWARDS. If you have any questions and require more images please get in touch and. This will generally be a Wednesday or Thursday, so please bear with me if it takes a few more days to get sent. KEYWORDS: MEDAL MEDALS BOER KILLED WOUNDED BRIGADE AWARD CAPTAIN COMMANDER LIEUTENANT OFFICER KILLED WOUNDED 1815 AUSTRALIAN NEW ZEALAND ANZAC AIF GALLANTRY SOMME YPRES GALLIPOLI LIGHT HORSE INFANTRY BATTALION WW1 WW2 GALLANTRY. The item “WW1 MM GALLANTRY MILITARY MEDAL KIA 1917″ is in sale since Friday, July 31, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “albatrosj1″ and is located in SCOTLAND. This item can be shipped worldwide.

Excellent WW2 MID & Military Medal for Gallantry, Efficiency Medal group

Excellent WW2 MID & Military Medal for Gallantry, Efficiency Medal group

Excellent WW2 MID & Military Medal for Gallantry, Efficiency Medal group

Excellent WW2 MID & Military Medal for Gallantry, Efficiency Medal group

Excellent WW2 MID & Military Medal for Gallantry, Efficiency Medal group

Excellent WW2 MID & Military Medal for Gallantry, Efficiency Medal group

Excellent WW2 MID & Military Medal for Gallantry, Efficiency Medal group

Excellent WW2 MID & Military Medal for Gallantry, Efficiency Medal group

Excellent WW2 MID & Military Medal for Gallantry, Efficiency Medal group

Excellent WW2 MID & Military Medal for Gallantry, Efficiency Medal group

WW2 1944 immediate Italian operations M. Group of seven awarded to Bombardier J. Mackay, 77th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, who was also Mentioned in despatches for his services in North Africa, and was severely wounded in action near Piedmonte, 20 May 1944. ; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, G. 1st issue, Territorial 913208. London Gazette 26 October 1944. On 20 May 1944 at 0930 hrs Bdr Mackay acted as driver operator and assistant to his troop commander who had been ordered forward in a jeep to Piedmonte S Germano to obtain vital information. He reached a point within 500 yards of Piedmonte and, although in an exposed position on the slope leading up to the town, he continued to man the wireless set. Later he and his troop commander were subjected to heavy shelling and machine gun fire, but Bdr Mackay though seriously wounded continued to keep his wireless set in operation and assist his troop commander to bring down effective artillery fire on the enemy shooting at them. By his coolness and devotion to duty under the most difficult and dangerous conditions Bdr Mackay at great personal risk was of great assistance to his troop commander. In consequence most valuable information was received and the enemy defences were located and shelled. London Gazette 27 January 1944. In recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North Africa. John Victor Mackay was a native of Glasgow. He served during the Second War with the 77th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. The item “Excellent WW2 MID & Military Medal for Gallantry, Efficiency Medal group” is in sale since Thursday, July 16, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “hamptonside” and is located in Melbourne. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Conflict: World War II (1939-1945)
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Featured Refinements: Medal Group

RARE WW1 Serbian Double Gallantry Medal Group Rare to market

RARE WW1 Serbian Double Gallantry Medal Group Rare to market

RARE WW1 Serbian Double Gallantry Medal Group Rare to market

A WW1 Serbian Gallantry Medal Group – Rare to market – This Beautiful and Quite Possibly Unique combination of Gallantry and Service Medals – Are 100% Genuine. The Medals are. The Milo Obili Medal for Bravery (Large). Awarded to officers for acts of bravery on the field of battle. The Milo Obili Medal for Bravery (Small). The Medal for the Albanian Retreat 1915 – awarded to all military who took part in the terrible retreat in the winter of 1915 through the mountains of Albania to Corfu. Faced with annihilation by Austro-Hungarian and Bulgarian armies, the Serbian army, led by King Peter and Crown Prince Alexander, made an heroic retreat and was later to play a notable part in the breakout from Salonika that forced Bulgaria out of World War I. The Medal for the First Balkan War, 1912 – awarded to military and civilians who had participated in the First Balkan War of 1912-13. The War between an alliance of Serbia, Montenegro, Greece and Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire resulted in a major defeat for the Ottomans and the further territorial expansion of Serbia, including the highly symbolic incorporation into Serbia of the battlefield of Kosovo where, in 1389, Serbia had lost her independence to the Ottoman Turks. An alliance of Bulgaria, Greece, Montenegro and Serbia threw the Ottoman Turks out of almost all their remaining European territories in 1912 and the First Balkan War ended with the Treaty of London on the 30th May 1913. The Cross for the War of Liberation and Union – awarded to Serbian and Montenegrin military who had participated in World War I. The item “RARE WW1 Serbian Double Gallantry Medal Group Rare to market” is in sale since Tuesday, June 23, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\Other Militaria\Other Forces”. The seller is “benda-roge” and is located in Norwich. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Panama, Philippines, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay.

Ww1 MM Gallantry Military Medal Kia 1917

Ww1 MM Gallantry Military Medal Kia 1917

Ww1 MM Gallantry Military Medal Kia 1917

Ww1 MM Gallantry Military Medal Kia 1917

Ww1 MM Gallantry Military Medal Kia 1917

Ww1 MM Gallantry Military Medal Kia 1917

Ww1 MM Gallantry Military Medal Kia 1917

Ww1 MM Gallantry Military Medal Kia 1917

Ww1 MM Gallantry Military Medal Kia 1917

WW1 1917 KIA M. TO A PIONEER OF 3RD SIGNAL COMPANY ROYAL ENGINEERS. SERVED WITH THE 2/SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS 1914 -16 AND WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON 25 APRIL 1917. Gazette 18 June 1917. Originally served as a Private in the 2/Seaforth Highlanders, Regimental number 305. He entered the theatre of War with the Seaforths on 12 October 1914 and transferred to the Royal Engineers on 25 November 1916. He was killed in action on 25 April 1917 whilst serving with 3rd Signal Company and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial. Condition VF, some contact wear. Entitled to 1914 Star trio. SEE MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR MORE WW1 GALLANTRY AWARDS. If you have any questions and require more images please get in touch and. This will generally be a Wednesday or Thursday, so please bear with me if it takes a few more days to get sent. KEYWORDS: MEDAL MEDALS BOER KILLED WOUNDED BRIGADE AWARD CAPTAIN COMMANDER LIEUTENANT OFFICER KILLED WOUNDED 1815 AUSTRALIAN NEW ZEALAND ANZAC AIF GALLANTRY SOMME YPRES GALLIPOLI LIGHT HORSE INFANTRY BATTALION WW1 WW2 GALLANTRY. The item “WW1 MM GALLANTRY MILITARY MEDAL KIA 1917″ is in sale since Saturday, June 13, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “albatrosj1″ and is located in SCOTLAND. This item can be shipped worldwide.

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

Ww1 Somme 1916 Krrc MC Gallantry Military Cross Medal Group

A GOOD WW1 KINGS ROYAL RIFLE CORPS 1916 SOMME M. GROUP TO AN OFFICER WHO WAS TWICE WOUNDED IN OCTOBER 1916. UNNAMED AS ISSUED; BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS LIEUT. London Gazette 11 December 1916. For conspicuous gallantry in action. He led a small bombing party against the enemy and drove them back at a critical time. Later, he barricaded the trench and held it against repeated attacks. Samuel Frederick Peshall was born in Oldeberrow, Warwickshire, in November 1882. He was educated at. Prior to being commissioned Second Lieutenant in the 18th (Service) Battalion (Arts and Crafts), Kings Royal Rifle Corps. He served with the Battalion in the French theatre of war from 13 June 1916. The Battalion served part of the 122nd Brigade, 41st Division on the. August – October 1916. Medical records show he was slightly wounded at Fricourt on 1 October 1916 and severely wounded just six days later at Girdes on 7 October 1916. It would have been for his gallantry on one of the former dates that Peshall was recommended for the M. Advanced to Acting Captain, in later life, Peshall resided at Quorn Grange, Loughborough. He served as a Sheriff of Leicestershire during the Second War. SEE MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR MORE WW1 GALLANTRY AWARDS. If you have any questions and require more images please get in touch and. This will generally be a Wednesday or Thursday, so please bear with me if it takes a few more days to get sent. KEYWORDS: MEDAL MEDALS BOER KILLED WOUNDED BRIGADE AWARD CAPTAIN COMMANDER LIEUTENANT OFFICER KILLED WOUNDED 1815 AUSTRALIAN NEW ZEALAND ANZAC AIF GALLANTRY SOMME YPRES GALLIPOLI LIGHT HORSE INFANTRY BATTALION WW1 WW2 GALLANTRY. The item “WW1 SOMME 1916 KRRC MC GALLANTRY MILITARY CROSS MEDAL GROUP” is in sale since Saturday, June 13, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “albatrosj1″ and is located in SCOTLAND. This item can be shipped worldwide.

WW2 Alamein Military Medal for Gallantry Palestine+ Efficiency Medal group

WW2 Alamein Military Medal for Gallantry Palestine+ Efficiency Medal group

WW2 Alamein Military Medal for Gallantry Palestine+ Efficiency Medal group

WW2 Alamein Military Medal for Gallantry Palestine+ Efficiency Medal group

WW2 Alamein Military Medal for Gallantry Palestine+ Efficiency Medal group

WW2 Alamein Military Medal for Gallantry Palestine+ Efficiency Medal group

WW2 Alamein Military Medal for Gallantry Palestine+ Efficiency Medal group

WW2 Alamein Military Medal for Gallantry Palestine+ Efficiency Medal group

WW2 Alamein Military Medal for Gallantry Palestine+ Efficiency Medal group

WW2 Alamein Military Medal for Gallantry Palestine+ Efficiency Medal group

WW2 Alamein Military Medal for Gallantry Palestine+ Efficiency Medal group

WW2 Alamein Military Medal for Gallantry Palestine+ Efficiency Medal group

WW2 Alamein Military Medal for Gallantry Palestine+ Efficiency Medal group

A wonderful correctly named original issue group with service paper details to a soldier promoted through the ranks to Major. The item “WW2 Alamein Military Medal for Gallantry Palestine+ Efficiency Medal group” is in sale since Tuesday, June 9, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “hamptonside” and is located in Melbourne. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Conflict: World War II (1939-1945)
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Featured Refinements: Medal Group

Ww1 Welch Regiment Double Gallantry Casualty Medal Group

Ww1 Welch Regiment Double Gallantry Casualty Medal Group

Ww1 Welch Regiment Double Gallantry Casualty Medal Group

Ww1 Welch Regiment Double Gallantry Casualty Medal Group

Ww1 Welch Regiment Double Gallantry Casualty Medal Group

Group of five awarded to Lance-Sergeant F. Lee, The Welch Regiment; decorated for gallantry at Welsh Valley during the Somme Offensive, he was killed in action near Ypres on 12 March 1918. ; 1914 Star 1117 Pte F. ; British War and Victory Medals 1117 Cpl. George Medal for Bravery, 4th Class, the reverse stamped’No. 901662′, this mounted Russian style. George Medal for Bravery (4th Class). Was born at Newport, Monmouthshire on 25 June 1894. Frederick was the second son of Anthony Lee, a dockyard worker who, according to a local newspaper report, had been fined 5s for drunk and disorderly behaviour two years previously. The 1901 census gives his residence as 35 Mill Parade, Newport, and he was educated at Bolt Street Boys School. He enlisted into the 2nd Battalion, The Welch Regiment, disembarking at Le Havre on 13 September 1914. Over the next two months the Battalion defended trenches on the Beauline Ridge, Aisne. The Regimental History records that by 14 November, it had suffered 5 officers and 197 other ranks killed, 16 officers and over 400 other ranks wounded. One officer and 45 other ranks had been taken prisoner. A further 124 casualties were sustained before Christmas; only one of the Battalion’s original officers remained unwounded. No fewer than 32 Military Medals were awarded to the 2nd Battalion for prolonged fighting during the Somme Offensive. On 16 July 1916 it attacked’Welsh Valley’, a communication trench running north-east to the Switch Line. Proceeding to Albert, the Battalion relieved the 1st Gloucesters in the front line north-east of Pozieres on 25 July, suffering 399 casualties over a one-month period. Private Lee was awarded the M. For bravery in the field, also receiving promotion to Corporal. His award of the Russian St. George Medal for Bravery, 4th Class featured in the. The Regimental Medal Roll. Records that Lee was subsequently attached to 183 Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Fred Lee was killed in action near Ypres on 12 March 1918. He is buried in Grave I. I Collect RFC / WW1 RAF casualty medal groups, let me know if you have any. LOOKING FOR THE FOLLOWING PLAQUES. George Alec Parker, Geoffrey Sebastian Buck, George Franks. Cecil Edward Metcalfe, Ernest Gavin. Edgar Noel Moore, William Sadler, George Sadler, John Gibb, Herbert Hamilton, George Mutch, Howard Redmayne Harker. The item “WW1 WELCH REGIMENT DOUBLE GALLANTRY CASUALTY MEDAL GROUP” is in sale since Sunday, April 12, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “kingsnorth36″ and is located in New Romney. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Ireland, Australia, Germany, France.
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)

Ww1 Somerset Light Infantry Double Gallantry Kia Casualty Medals

Ww1 Somerset Light Infantry Double Gallantry Kia Casualty Medals

Ww1 Somerset Light Infantry Double Gallantry Kia Casualty Medals

Ww1 Somerset Light Infantry Double Gallantry Kia Casualty Medals

An outstanding Great War D. And Russian Medal of the Order of St. George group of six awarded to Lance-Corporal P. Gunner, Somerset Light Infantry, who having earned his Russian award and a’mention’ for gallantry at Ypres, was killed in action before he could receive his well-deserved D. Distinguished Conduct Medal, G. ; 1914 Star, with clasp 9199 Pte. British War and Victory Medals, M. Oak leaf 9199 Pte. Imperial, Medal of the Order of St. George, 4th Class, officially numbered’165069′ and impressed upon the rim’9199 Pte. , together with the recipient’s Memorial Plaque (Percy Gunner). For conspicuous gallantry, when he carried important messages under heavy fire. He has been previously recommended for his bravery and ability, on an occasion when he took command of his platoon after all the non-commissioned officers had been killed or wounded. Russian Medal of the Order of St. Was born in 1895 at Gunner’s Farm, Worplesdon, Surrey and enlisted in the 1st Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry at Tregantle, Cornwall. Having landed in France on 21 August 1914, Gunner was quickly in action and gained a’mention’ in the despatch of Field Marshal French, dated 20 November 1914, covering the period of activity 11 October – 2 November 1914. During this period of fighting in the Armentieres-Ypres area, the 1st Battalion was prominent in and around Le Gheer and St. 17 February 1915, refers. The Battalion earned 13′mentions’, this being one of two to Privates. Gunner gained further laurels in 1915 – the Russian Medal of the Order of St. George and the Distinguished Conduct Medal. Transferred to the 8th Battalion, which landed in France in September, journey’s end would come on 6 December 1915, aged just 20. Fellow battalion member, Private J. Carpenter, also aged 20, would be killed on the same day. Gunner is buried alongside his comrade in the Chapelle-d’Armentieres New Military Cemetery and is commemorated upon the Burpham Memorial, Surrey and in Bath Abbey. Percy’s younger brother, Frank, had his leg blown off whilst serving with the Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry just two days prior, 4 December 1915. A third brother, John, served with the Irish Guards. I Collect RFC / WW1 RAF CASUALTY GROUPS SO MOVING ON A FEW ITEMS, CHECK OUT MY OTHER GROUPS. P/M If YOU HAVE ANY RFC CASUALTIES. I Collect RFC / WW1 RAF casualty medal groups, let me know if you have any. LOOKING FOR THE FOLLOWING PLAQUES. George Alec Parker, Geoffrey Sebastian Buck, George Franks. Cecil Edward Metcalfe, Ernest Gavin. Edgar Noel Moore, William Sadler, George Sadler, John Gibb, Herbert Hamilton, George Mutch, Howard Redmayne Harker. The item “WW1 SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY DOUBLE GALLANTRY KIA CASUALTY MEDALS” is in sale since Sunday, April 12, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “kingsnorth36″ and is located in New Romney. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Ireland, Australia, Germany, France.
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)