Orders, Decorations and Medals (8 September 2015)

Date of Auction: 8th September 2015

Sold for £1,300

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

A Great War M.C. group of four awarded to Captain H. T. Moll, Tank Corps, late Leinster Regiment

Military Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued; 1914-15 Star (2 Lieut. H. T. Moll, Leins. R.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. H. T. Moll), good very fine (4) £1000-1200


M.C. London Gazette 4 June 1917.

Henry Tobin Moll arrived in France as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 2nd Battalion, Leinster Regiment in November 1915. He had originally been commissioned in the 4th Battalion. He was subsequently seconded for service with a Trench Mortar Battery in the summer of 1916 and thence to the 16th Battalion, Tank Corps, in which latter capacity he was advanced to Captain with seniority dating from March 1917; sold with brief copied research, including the recipient’s
MIC entry which states that he claimed his medals via the C.O. of 8th Battalion, Tank Corps, in June 1919, and that they were issued in 1924.