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DCM And Trio To The N Rid Hy Bt RGA

DCM 311048 A BMBR F JEFFERSON N RID HY BY RGA 1914/15 Trio 319 ( 311048 Gnr on pair ) A BMBR F JEFFERSON RGA

DCM awarded in the London Gazette of the 25th of August 1917

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in removing a wounded comrade from his battery position under very heavy shell fire, during which all the stretcher bearers who were assisting him were wounded. He thereupon returned through the bombardment for further assistance and successfully got all the wounded med to the ambulance. He displayed a very splendid example of gallantry and fearless devotion to his wounded comrades

The North Riding Heavy Battery Royal Garrison Artillery comprised of approx 170 officers and men and had its headquarters in Middlesborough

Middlesborough Daily Gazette 11th August 1917

Local Man Honoured

among the recent awards for conspicuous bravery in the field is that of gunner Frank Jefferson of the North Riding RGA Grange Road Middlesboroughwho has received the DCM. Gunner Jefferson was a member of the local Territorial heavy Battery before the outbreak of war and was subsequently transferred to Monkseaton to assist in training the new entrants in Kitcheners Army

His heart however was with his friends in the battery which had left for France and finally he relinquished his stripes to rejoin them. On the expiration of his period of service he rejoined before leaving France in order to continue his work . He has seen some very strenuous fighting during his two and a half years active service and the award has given great pleasure to his many friends in the town

Medals mounted on card by collector and generally in VF condition




Code: 50719

Reserved


MBE Group of 8 To The RN

MBE ( Mil ) 1939/45 Star, Atlantic Star, Africa Star, Italy Star, Burma Star, War Medal, NGS one bar S E Asia 1945/46 A/CD GNR R W PAIGE RN

Together with miniature medal group ( no bar on NGS )

MBE announced in the London Gazette of the 1st of January 1967 as Lt Commander RN ( Retired )

Medals mounted as originally worn Navy style with black cloth backing and generally in GVF condition

Code: 50683

450.00 GBP


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Strathclyde Gallantry medal To a Woman

Strathclyde Regional Council medal For Bravery, MRS JANE MULDER

A scarce medal only being in existence from 1975 to 1996 and very rare to a woman

Code: 50413

300.00 GBP


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