A Collection of Medals to the Lancashire Fusiliers

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Date of Auction: 20th September 2002

Sold for £390

Estimate: £250 - £300

A Great War D.C.M. awarded to Corporal W. McGovern, 20th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers

Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (19812 Cpl., 20/Lanc. Fus.) edge bruising, otherwise very fine £250-300

Footnote

D.C.M. London Gazette 13 February 1917 ‘For conspicuous gallantry in action. He handled his platoon with great courage and skill during an intense enemy bombardment. Later, he assisted to dig out several buried men.’