Medals from the Collection of Brigadier Brian Parritt, C.B.E.
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Date of Auction: 19th March 2008
Sold for £300
Estimate: £450 - £550
Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (41556 B.S. Mjr., R.F.A.) edge bruising, pitting, worn £450-550
FootnoteD.C.M. London Gazette 30 October 1918. ‘For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in action. He displayed great coolness and power of leadership in getting his Battery away from a narrow track in a wood when caught in a very heavy shellfire, which caused many casualties to horses. By his quickness and initiative he saved his battery from heavy casualties’.
M.I.D. London Gazette 18 May 1917.
Battery Sergeant-Major Charles E. Dyer entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 19 August 1914. He was subsequently promoted to Acting Warrant Officer 1st Class. He was entitled to the 1914 Star, British War and Victory Medals and the General Service Medal with clasp for Iraq. Sold with copied m.i.c.