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WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

OF THE AISNE D. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS NCOS GROUP. WOUNDED AT ST JULIEN, THE 1/6TH HORRENDOUS BAPTISM OF FIRE AND ON TWO MORE OCCASIONS IN BY JANUARY 1916, HIS LOCAL NEWSPAPER, THE SHIELDS DAILY NEWS, FOLLOWED HIS SERVICE. HE WAS FURTHER AWARDED THE FRENCH CROIX DE GUERRE IN 1919. DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL, G. 6/NORTH’D FUS:; MILITARY MEDAL, G. 6/NTH’D: FUS:-T. 1914-15 STAR 6-2611 PTE. BRITISH WAR MEDAL 1914-20. VICTORY MEDAL 1914-19 6-2611 SJT. London Gazette 30 October 1918. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during a withdrawal. He commanded with courage and initiative a mixed force, and was instrumental in beating off four determined attacks by the enemy. London Gazette 11 October 1916. Croix de Guerre London Gazette 7 January 1919. Arthur Parr was born in 1890 at North Shields, the son of Henry G. Parr, a sail maker of. Attesting for the 1/6th Territorial Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, Parr served in France from 20 April 1915, his battalion being almost immediately sent in to action during the 2nd battle of. Present at the battle of St Julien on the 26th of that month, the 6th battalion hard a horrendous baptism of fire, loosing almost half its men during the capture of enemy trenches and subsequent retreat to their own lines. Private Parr was one of the wounded, suffering a gunshot wound to the head. The Shields Daily News. 01 May 1915, a newspaper that wrote several articles on Parr during the War, noted that he was wounded whilst getting into one of the trenches and originally thought hed been hit on the head by the butt of one of his comrades rifles. The War Diary for the 6th battalion is particularly good as at the ends of each month, it details all casualties by name, number, rank and casualty date. It records that private. Parr was wounded a second time whilst in the trenches in the vicinity of Hooge, 17 June 1915; and was wounded yet again on 29 January 1916, two days after relieving the 1st Gordon Highlanders trenches in the vicinity of Hill 60. Awarded the Military Medal for gallantry, several months later, during one of the battles of the Somme Offensive, the. Shields Daily News 16 October 1917, again shed more light on his service as well as the reason for his award. It tells how Parr, now a Sergeant, had up until this point, been wounded three times, had taken part in the battles of St Julien, Hooge, St Eloi, the Somme and. Awarded for getting messages through to the front line trench during a barrage when all wires were broken. Given the date of his award of the DCM and even more so the citation, it is very likely the award was for his actions during the battle of the Aisne, specifically, the 27th May 1918, when the Germans put down a very heavy barrage of mixed high explosive and gas shells onto the Northumberlands positions, causing heavy casualties. This was followed this up with an attack along the whole line. As described in Parrs citation, the intensity of the assault caused the battalions to become mixed up during this part of the battle. The 6th Northumberlands held the line of redoubts, roughly 500 yards behind the battle line. The four redoubts, Bastion de Rotterdam, Centre de Quimper, Poste de Blois and Centre Marceau, were held by two companies of the battalion, four machine guns and two heavy trench mortars in emplacements that could fire over the battle line. The remaining companies were in reserve in trenches and dug outs next to Colonel Temperley’s battalion headquarters at P. Like the positions of other frontline battalions the trenches and underground shelters of the 6th Northumberlands were also pulverised by the German preliminary bombardment. By 5am the battle line had been broken on the front of the 149th Brigade, and German stormtroop units and tanks were already advancing on Centre Marceau, which was now held by mixed units of the 4th and 6th battalions. By 5.30 Colonel Temperley had ordered a counter attack with his reserve company, which managed to push the enemy out of Bastion de Rotterdam, but. Nevertheless, the advanced units of the German infantry managed to work themselves around the redoubts which were to be taken from the rear. A large number of men from the 6th Northumberlands were taken prisoner, especially officers some 17 in all including Colonel Temperley. The 1/6th recorded to loss of 8 men killed, 71 wounded and 541 missing in May 1918, almost all the casualties suffered on the 27th. In officers alone, 27 were casualties and from a strength of 34 Officers and 947 Men on 1st May 1918, by the 31st, they numbered just 12 Officers and 323 men! In July 1919, 1/6th battalion was reduced to a cadre and Parr end. His war serving with No. 1 Reception Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers; s. Condition, VF, some light contact wear. No service papers as yet found for Parr, however with some copied research, Newspaper articles and MIC on CD. A very good gallantry group, despite the. 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. SEE MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR SIMILAR ITEMS. 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. The item “WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS 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 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP

OF THE AISNE D. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS NCOS GROUP. WOUNDED AT ST JULIEN, THE 1/6TH HORRENDOUS BAPTISM OF FIRE AND ON TWO MORE OCCASIONS IN BY JANUARY 1916, HIS LOCAL NEWSPAPER, THE SHIELDS DAILY NEWS, FOLLOWED HIS SERVICE. HE WAS FURTHER AWARDED THE FRENCH CROIX DE GUERRE IN 1919. DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL, G. 6/NORTH’D FUS:; MILITARY MEDAL, G. 6/NTH’D: FUS:-T. 1914-15 STAR 6-2611 PTE. BRITISH WAR MEDAL 1914-20. VICTORY MEDAL 1914-19 6-2611 SJT. London Gazette 30 October 1918. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during a withdrawal. He commanded with courage and initiative a mixed force, and was instrumental in beating off four determined attacks by the enemy. London Gazette 11 October 1916. Croix de Guerre London Gazette 7 January 1919. Arthur Parr was born in 1890 at North Shields, the son of Henry G. Parr, a sail maker of. Attesting for the 1/6th Territorial Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, Parr served in France from 20 April 1915, his battalion being almost immediately sent in to action during the 2nd battle of. Present at the battle of St Julien on the 26th of that month, the 6th battalion hard a horrendous baptism of fire, loosing almost half its men during the capture of enemy trenches and subsequent retreat to their own lines. Private Parr was one of the wounded, suffering a gunshot wound to the head. The Shields Daily News. 01 May 1915, a newspaper that wrote several articles on Parr during the War, noted that he was wounded whilst getting into one of the trenches and originally thought hed been hit on the head by the butt of one of his comrades rifles. The War Diary for the 6th battalion is particularly good as at the ends of each month, it details all casualties by name, number, rank and casualty date. It records that private. Parr was wounded a second time whilst in the trenches in the vicinity of Hooge, 17 June 1915; and was wounded yet again on 29 January 1916, two days after relieving the 1st Gordon Highlanders trenches in the vicinity of Hill 60. Awarded the Military Medal for gallantry, several months later, during one of the battles of the Somme Offensive, the. Shields Daily News 16 October 1917, again shed more light on his service as well as the reason for his award. It tells how Parr, now a Sergeant, had up until this point, been wounded three times, had taken part in the battles of St Julien, Hooge, St Eloi, the Somme and. Awarded for getting messages through to the front line trench during a barrage when all wires were broken. Given the date of his award of the DCM and even more so the citation, it is very likely the award was for his actions during the battle of the Aisne, specifically, the 27th May 1918, when the Germans put down a very heavy barrage of mixed high explosive and gas shells onto the Northumberlands positions, causing heavy casualties. This was followed this up with an attack along the whole line. As described in Parrs citation, the intensity of the assault caused the battalions to become mixed up during this part of the battle. The 6th Northumberlands held the line of redoubts, roughly 500 yards behind the battle line. The four redoubts, Bastion de Rotterdam, Centre de Quimper, Poste de Blois and Centre Marceau, were held by two companies of the battalion, four machine guns and two heavy trench mortars in emplacements that could fire over the battle line. The remaining companies were in reserve in trenches and dug outs next to Colonel Temperley’s battalion headquarters at P. Like the positions of other frontline battalions the trenches and underground shelters of the 6th Northumberlands were also pulverised by the German preliminary bombardment. By 5am the battle line had been broken on the front of the 149th Brigade, and German stormtroop units and tanks were already advancing on Centre Marceau, which was now held by mixed units of the 4th and 6th battalions. By 5.30 Colonel Temperley had ordered a counter attack with his reserve company, which managed to push the enemy out of Bastion de Rotterdam, but. Nevertheless, the advanced units of the German infantry managed to work themselves around the redoubts which were to be taken from the rear. A large number of men from the 6th Northumberlands were taken prisoner, especially officers some 17 in all including Colonel Temperley. The 1/6th recorded to loss of 8 men killed, 71 wounded and 541 missing in May 1918, almost all the casualties suffered on the 27th. In officers alone, 27 were casualties and from a strength of 34 Officers and 947 Men on 1st May 1918, by the 31st, they numbered just 12 Officers and 323 men! In July 1919, 1/6th battalion was reduced to a cadre and Parr end. His war serving with No. 1 Reception Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers; s. Condition, VF, some light contact wear. No service papers as yet found for Parr, however with some copied research, Newspaper articles and MIC on CD. A very good gallantry group, despite the. 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. SEE MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR SIMILAR ITEMS. 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. The item “WW1 DCM MM CdG 1/6TH TERRITORIAL BATT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MEDAL GROUP” is in sale since Sunday, June 21, 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.

Pre Ww1 British Army Boer War Queens Mediterranean Medal Northumberland Fusilier

Pre Ww1 British Army Boer War Queens Mediterranean Medal Northumberland Fusilier

Pre Ww1 British Army Boer War Queens Mediterranean Medal Northumberland Fusilier

Pre Ww1 British Army Boer War Queens Mediterranean Medal Northumberland Fusilier

Pre Ww1 British Army Boer War Queens Mediterranean Medal Northumberland Fusilier

Pre Ww1 British Army Boer War Queens Mediterranean Medal Northumberland Fusilier

Pre Ww1 British Army Boer War Queens Mediterranean Medal Northumberland Fusilier

Pre Ww1 British Army Boer War Queens Mediterranean Medal Northumberland Fusilier

Pre Ww1 British Army Boer War Queens Mediterranean Medal Northumberland Fusilier

Pre Ww1 British Army Boer War Queens Mediterranean Medal Northumberland Fusilier

Boer War Queens Mediterranean Medal to Corporal R Collins, who served with the 5th (Militia) Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers. Queen’s Mediterranean Medal measures 36mm wide and is a circular silver medal with claw swivel ribbon bar suspension, the face with the veiled crowned head and shoulders portrait of Queen Victoria facing left, circumscribed VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX (Victoria Queen and Empress), signed G. De Saulles, with the word MEDITERRANEAN scrolled to the right hand inside rim; attributed on the edge to 3573 CORPL: R. NORTH’D FUS: on correct ribbon. 574 medals were awarded to the battalion for service. The Mediterranean Medal was authorised by King Edward VII and awarded to volunteer and militia troops who had replaced the regular troops in garrisons across the Mediterranean and who guarded Boer prisoners. We list militaria and coins weekly. We provide quality mounted medals, badges and historical research. We can mount your miniature or full size medals, ribbon bars or supply replacement ribbons or badges. We can also conduct military research on your behalf and value cherished objects with a current market or insured value. We run two specialist military auctions per year, details of which can be found on our website. Items are accurately described & photographed. Additional costs for this standard service will be added for this service based on publicly available Australia Post rates. Please note, these items are located and will be posted from Australia. We appreciate fair feedback from you once you receive the item. We aim to give you, the customer our best customer service. The item “PRE WW1 BRITISH ARMY BOER WAR QUEENS MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIER” is in sale since Thursday, August 8, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\1914 – 1918 (WWI)”. The seller is “jb_military_antiques_14″ and is located in 2/135 Russell St, Morley, Perth, WA. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Campaign: Boer War
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country: UNITED KINGDOM
  • Product Type: Medals
  • Authenticity: Original
  • Era: 1900s

Pre Ww1 British Egyptian Army Khedives Sudan Medal Atbara Bar Northumberland Fus

Pre Ww1 British Egyptian Army Khedives Sudan Medal Atbara Bar Northumberland Fus

Pre Ww1 British Egyptian Army Khedives Sudan Medal Atbara Bar Northumberland Fus

Pre Ww1 British Egyptian Army Khedives Sudan Medal Atbara Bar Northumberland Fus

Pre Ww1 British Egyptian Army Khedives Sudan Medal Atbara Bar Northumberland Fus

Pre Ww1 British Egyptian Army Khedives Sudan Medal Atbara Bar Northumberland Fus

Pre Ww1 British Egyptian Army Khedives Sudan Medal Atbara Bar Northumberland Fus

Pre Ww1 British Egyptian Army Khedives Sudan Medal Atbara Bar Northumberland Fus

39mm wide circular silver medal on swivel ribbon bar with original THE ATBARAclasp; the face with the elaborate tughra of Khedive Abbas Hilmi II, dated (AH1314 = AD1897) below; the reverse with a trophy of arms, inscribed in Arabic characters below and again dated. The medal is named as issued to 3845 PTE J. WILSON 1/NORTH’D FUS. Medal comes with the correct silken ribbon. The Battle of Atbara took place during the Second Sudan War. Anglo-Egyptian forces defeated 15,000 Sudanese rebels, called Mahdists or Dervishes, on the banks of the River Atbara. The battle proved to be the turning point in the conquest of Sudan by a British and Egyptian coalition. The Khedives Sudan Medal was a campaign medal awarded by the Khedivate of Egypt for service during the Mahdist War in Sudan. Established 12 February 1897, by Khedive Abbas Hilmi Pasha, this medal was initially to commemorate the reconquest of the Dongola province in 1896. It was subsequently authorised for later campaigns and action up until 1908. The medal was awarded with fifteen different clasps. THANK YOU & GOOD LUCK! We list militaria and coins weekly. We provide quality mounted medals, badges and historical research. We can mount your miniature or full size medals, ribbon bars or supply replacement ribbons or badges. We can also conduct military research on your behalf and value cherished objects with a current market or insured value. 2/135 Russell St, Morley, WA. We run two specialist military auctions per year. Items are accurately described & photographed. Additional costs for this standard service will be added for this service based on publicly available Australia Post rates. Please note, these items are located and will be posted from Australia. We appreciate fair feedback from you once you receive the item. We aim to give you, the customer our best customer service. The item “PRE WW1 BRITISH EGYPTIAN ARMY KHEDIVES SUDAN MEDAL ATBARA BAR NORTHUMBERLAND FUS” is in sale since Saturday, December 22, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\1914 – 1918 (WWI)”. The seller is “jb_military_antiques_14″ and is located in 2/135 Russell St, Morley, Perth, WA. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country: Egypt
  • Product Type: Medals
  • Authenticity: Original
  • Era: 1800s
  • Campaign: WW1

Ww1 Military Medal Mm, Pte Potts, Northumberland Hussars Yeomanry, From Morpeth

Ww1 Military Medal Mm, Pte Potts, Northumberland Hussars Yeomanry, From Morpeth

100% GENUINE FULL SIZE & CORRECTLY NAMED. WW1 MILITARY MEDAL (MM) TO, H-270736. POTTS FIRST LANDED IN FRANCE WITH SERVICE NUMBER 1612 AND IS ALSO ENTITLED TO A WW1 PAIR. HE WAS AWARDED HIS MM FOR SERVICES IN FRANCE IN THE LONDON GAZETTE 1-7-1918 AND THIS STATES THAT HE WAS A NATIVE OF MORPETH. COMPLETE WITH BOTH MIC & GAZETTE DETAILS. COMPLETE WITH THE CORRECT MODERN REPLACEMENT MEDAL RIBBON. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS THAT YOU MAY HAVE? AND I WILL BE HAPPY TO OFFER ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE. The item “WW1 MILITARY MEDAL MM, PTE POTTS, NORTHUMBERLAND HUSSARS YEOMANRY, FROM MORPETH” is in sale since Sunday, December 31, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “themedalcentre” and is located in Hexham. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Era: 1914-1945
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
  • Service: Army
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Featured Refinements: British WW1 Medal

WW1 Medal Group Militry Medal 202097 Pte A. D. COOK 1st Northumberland Fus

WW1 Medal Group Militry Medal 202097 Pte A. D. COOK 1st Northumberland Fus

WW1 Medal Group Militry Medal 202097 Pte A. D. COOK 1st Northumberland Fus

WW1 Medal Group Militry Medal 202097 Pte A. D. COOK 1st Northumberland Fus

WW1 Medal Group Militry Medal 202097 Pte A. D. COOK 1st Northumberland Fus

WW1 Medal Group Militry Medal 202097 Pte A. D. COOK 1st Northumberland Fus

WW1 Medal Group Militry Medal 202097 Pte A. D. COOK 1st Northumberland Fus

WW1 Medal Group Militry Medal 202097 Pte A. D. COOK 1st Northumberland Fus

WW1 Medal Group Militry Medal 202097 Pte A. D. COOK 1st Northumberland Fus

WW1 Medal Group Militry Medal 202097 Pte A. D. COOK 1st Northumberland Fus

100% Original WW1 Medal Group Militry Medal 202097 Pte A. COOK 1st Northumberland Fus. Medal Trio , WW1 Medal , M. Medal is stamped on the rim : 202097 Pte A. Comes with a bit of research to confirm his M. Medal and WW1 Service , Please see photo, s. This is a very rare medal set M. Medal group for 1st Northumberland Fusiliers. The item “WW1 Medal Group Militry Medal 202097 Pte A. D. COOK 1st Northumberland Fus” is in sale since Sunday, July 24, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\Other Eras, Wars”. The seller is “gts6ltr” and is located in Adelaide . This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Authenticity: Original
  • Country: Britain
  • Campaign: World War I
  • Product Type: Medals
  • Era: 1920s