Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (5 July 2011)

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Date of Auction: 5th July 2011


Estimate: £400 - £500

A Great War M.C. named to Captain R. C. Davison, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment, attached Rifle Brigade

Military Cross, G.V.R., reverse arms inscribed, ‘Capt. R. C. Davison, Feb. 1917’, good very fine £400-500


M.C. London Gazette 19 April 1917. ‘2nd Lt. Rufus Coates Davison, Notts. & Derby. R. attd. Rif. Brig.’ ‘For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He maintained his position under the most trying conditions and succeeded in capturing a hostile patrol. Later, he effected the relief of his company with marked ability.’

With copied gazette extracts and some copied service papers.