A Collection of Medals to the Lancashire Fusiliers

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Date of Auction: 20th September 2002

Sold for £410

Estimate: £280 - £320

A Great War D.C.M. pair awarded to Sergeant T. Quinn, 6th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers

Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (1409 Sjt., 6/Lan. Fus.); British War Medal (1409 Sjt., Lan. Fus.) first with some edge bruising, otherwise nearly very fine or better (2) £280-320

Footnote

D.C.M. London Gazette 3 June 1919 ‘He has always displayed great gallantry and devotion to duty. Throughout the recent actions of the battalion on the 8th October 1918 he commanded his platoon with marked ability. By his able leadership and disregard for personal safety, he set an excellent example to those under his command, and gained the complete cofidence of all ranks.’