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MM and QSA combinations 2 years 1 month ago #55726

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The DCM MM group to G Williams just sold for a hammer price of £7,000.
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MM and QSA combinations 1 year 10 months ago #57022

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From a C & T auction in 2017


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MMGV (96230 SJT. J. B. JACKSON. 18 / SQ. M.G.C.”)
QSA (5) CC OFS Tr SA01 SA02 (20227 TPR. J. B. JACKSON. 106TH CoY IMP. YEO.”)
1914-15 Star (2414 SJT. J.B. JACKSON, STAFF. YEO”)
BWM & VM (2414 WO. CL. 2. J. B. JACKSON. STAFF. YEO.)
TFEM GV (2414 SJT J. B. JACKSON. STAFF. YEO)

Jesse Barker Jackson was Born in 1880, in Cheadle, Staffordshire. He served in South Africa from 1900 with the Staffordshire company, Imperial Yeomanry, returning home in 1902. During WW1, Jackson served in Egypt from October 1915, with the Hist Staffordshire Yeomanry, attached to the 18th Squadron Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry).

His Military Medal was announced in the unit on the 17th December 1917 and appeared in the London Gazette 10th April 1918. The award was for his actions at Beit Er El Tamta on the 28th November 1917, not long after the brigades fighting at Beersheba, an extract from the war diary describes the action as follows, “Lt. H.D Price took one gun out to a hill about V2 mile to the left flank, and fired 1000 round at the enemy concentrating below the hill to prepare for a counter-attack on the Staffs Yeo. Fire observed to take good effect and enemy concentration dispersed. On his return, Lt. Price discovered that the E.R. Yeo and the Staffs Yeo had already withdrawn from the position that they had held throughout the day, and was subjected to heavy fire whilst withdrawing his gun. The other gun was got out with great difficulty, under a severe fire by the NCO in charge (SGT. Jackson J.B.). Both guns were withdrawn intact with all spare parts. New positions taken up and emplacements made”
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MM and QSA combinations 1 year 7 months ago #58038

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From the next Warwick and Warwick auction


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MM GV (1/R. Hdrs)
QSA (4) OFS Tr 01 02 (Pte Rl Highrs)
1914 Star trio with date bar and MID oakleaf
Amy LS&GC GV (5927 L.Cpl D.W. Wilson R. Hdrs)

David Wilson's MM was announced in the London Gazette dated 14th September 1916 and his MID on 17th February 1915.

Enlisted 1/2/1895, landed France 13/8/14, discharged 29/1/19. All clasps etc confirmed.
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MM GV (22121 W.Q.M. Sjt. T. Carpenter, 187/Bde. R.F.A.);
China (0) (22121 Gr. T. Carpenter, No. 91 Co. R.G.A.);
QSA (3) CC Paar Drief (22121 Gnr. T. Carpenter, 15th Coy. S.D. R.G.A.);
1914 Star (22121 W.Q.M. Sjt. T. Carpenter, R.F.A.);
BWM & VM (22121 W.O. Cl. II T. Carpenter, R.A.);
Army LS&GC GV (22121 W.Q.M. Sjt. T. Carpenter, M.M., R.F.A.)

MM London Gazette 23 August 1916.

Thomas Carpenter went to France as a Wheeler Quarter-Master Sergeant in 29th Brigade, R.F.A. on 23 August 1914.
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MM and QSA combinations 11 months 4 weeks ago #61190

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MM GV (3-6979 Sjt: -A.C.S. Mjr.- A. Lowe. 1/E. York: R.);
WSA (3) CC Paard Joh (4594. Pte. A. Lowe. 2/Linc. Rgt.);
KSA (2) (4594 Corpl: A. Lowe. Lincoln: Regt.);
1914-15 Star (3-6979 Pte. A. Lowe. E. York: R.);
BWM & VM (3-6979 Sjt. A. Lowe. E. York. R.)

MM London Gazette 29 March 1919.

Arthur Lowe was born in Lincoln in 1878 and attested there for the Lincolnshire Regiment on 28 September 1896, whilst currently serving with the Regiment’s 3rd (Militia) Battalion. He served with the 2nd Battalion in South Africa during the Boer War from 4 January 1900 to 2 April 1904, and was promoted Corporal on 25 February 1902, and Lance-Sergeant on 2 March 1908. He was discharged on 27 September 1908, after 12 years’ service.

Following the outbreak of the Great War Lowe re-enlisted in the East Yorkshire regiment at Hull, and served with the 7th Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front from 27 December 1914. For his services during the Great War he was advanced Acting Company Sergeant Major and was awarded the Military Medal, before transferring to Class ‘Z’ Reserve.
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MM GV (M1-07473 Pte. F. S. Dunn. R.A.S.C.) first letter of surname officially corrected;
QSA (2) Tr SA02 (6966 Sap: F. S. Dunn. R.E.);
1914 Star (M1-07473 Pte. F. S. Dunn. A.S.C.);
BWM & VM (M1-7473 Pte. F. S. Dunn. A.S.C.)

MM London Gazette 11 February 1919.

Frederick Samuel Dunn attested for the Army Service Corps at Eastbourne, having previously served with the Royal Engineers in South Africa during the Boer War, and served with the Army Service Corps during the Great War on the Western Front from 29 October 1914. He was awarded the Military Medal for his gallantry whilst serving on attachment to an Anti-Aircraft Battery.
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