Orders, Decorations and Medals (8 September 2015)

Date of Auction: 8th September 2015

Sold for £750

Estimate: £700 - £900

A Great War M.C. group of four awarded to Captain R. W. Dixon, Royal Garrison Artillery

Military Cross, G.V.R., the reverse privately engraved, ‘Captain R. W. Dixon, 23rd August 1918’; British War and Victory Medals (Capt. R. W. Dixon); Defence Medal 1939-45, very fine and better (4) £700-900

Footnote

M.C. London Gazette 7 November 1918:

‘For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He took his section forward through heavy shelling and brought it into action very quickly, bringing effective fire to bear at a critical period of the attack. He rendered valuable service.’

Sold with an original portrait photograph.