A Collection of Medals to the 42nd Highlanders and 73rd Foot (Black Watch)

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Date of Auction: 28th February 2018

Sold for £320

Estimate: £240 - £280

A Great War 1916 ‘French theatre’ M.M. awarded to Lance-Corporal W. Fallon, 1st Battalion, Royal Highlanders

Military Medal, G.V.R. (1190 L. Cpl. W. Fallon. 1/R. Hdrs) very fine £240-280


Provenance: DNW, June 2008.

M.M. London Gazette 14 September 1916.

William Fallon served during the Great War with the 1st Battalion, Royal Highlanders in the French theatre of war from 12 October 1914. The Battalion were heavily engaged on the Somme from 6 July 1916 onwards.