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About this itemoriginal WW1 BRITISH MILITARY CROSS AND MENTIONED IN DISPATCHES GALLANTRY GROUP one of the highest gallantry medals awarded for extreme bravery in the face of the enemy during World War 1 fighting German Forces.
Very nicely mounted Bravery group awarded to " CAPT. F.K. MATTHEW." all medals correctly named. Comes with three page typed history of battles fought against the Hun and a few pages from service records.
M.C. AWARD CITATION
"For consistent good work and devotion to duty during the last six months. This Officer, by his energy and personal example, has raised his Company to a very high standard of efficiency and discipline. He is quick to grasp a situation and cool in an emergency; particularly was this noticeable when his Company completely defeated an attempted enemy raid north east of YPRES on the night 18/19 May, 1917."
* MENTIONED IN DISPATCHES AWARD CITATION *
" During the operations near GUILLEMONT from 2/8/16 to 7/8/16, and in DELVILLE WOOD from 9/9/16 to 12/9/16 this Officer showed great ability and devotion to duty. He took over command of men and dealt with situations on a most soldierlike and able manner."
1: MILITARY CROSS: (UN-NAMED AS AWARDED)
2: 1914-1918 WAR MEDAL: CAPT. F.K. MATTHEW.
3: 1914-1919 VICTORY MEDAL: CAPT. F.K. MATTHEW.
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