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WW1 7th Bn Cheshire Regiment Triple Gallantry Military Medal...

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WW1 7th Bn Cheshire Regiment Triple Gallantry Military Medal Group of Six.

Awarded to 293129 Warrant Officer Henry Long of the 1/7th Bn Cheshire Regiment. Comprising: Military Medal, “293129 C.Q.M SJT H LONG 7/CHES R”, British War Medal, Victory Medal “7679 W.O.CL 2 H LONG CHES R”, Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (GVR), “4114218 W.O.CL11 H LONG CHES R”, French Medaille Militaire, French Croix de Guerre. Group mounted for display, accompanied by a quantity of research.

Military Medal London Gazette 24th January 1919. French Medaille Militaire, London Gazette 22nd November 1918 French Croix de Guerre London Gazette 7th October 1919. Regimental citation for the award of the Military Medal, “For continuous good work whilst Co. Sergt Major of a Company. On several occasions he saved the situation by his coolness and handling of NCO’s and men near Parcy Tigny in July and August 1918. ” Warrant Officer Henry Long was a native of Worksop Nottinghamshire, he landed in France after the 1st January 1916 and joined the Battalion. The LS&GC medal was awarded in 1923. All three regimental numbers are confirmed.

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Auction Date: 9th Dec 2020 at 10am

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