WW2 Battle of Gazala Military Medal Group of Six - L.Cpl. W. Charlton, Durham Light Infantry

  • Product Code: MM-4257
  • Regiment: Durham Light Infantry
  • Era: WW2
  • Availability:1

  • Price: £1,750.00


A second world war Battle of Gazala MM group to 4453215 Lance Corporal William Charlton Durham Light Infantry. 

George VI Military Medal named to 4453215 L.Cpl. W. Charlton. Durh. L.I. 
1939-45 Star unnamed as issued 
Africa Star (Clasp - 8th Army) unnamed as issued 
Italy Star unnamed as issued 
WW2 Defence Medal unnamed as issued 
War Medal 1939-45 unnamed as issued 

Please note that there is an official correction to the unit on the first medal. 

M.M. London Gazette, 24 September 1942.
The original recommendation states:
 ‘At Gazala, during the night of 14-15 June 1942, when the 151 Infantry Brigade broke through the enemy lines, one of the columns of the 8th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry, ran into an enemy minefield. A mine exploded and blew up a Quad, but it did not damage the Gun or Ammunition Limber. A truck was called for and without hesitation Lance-Corporal Charlton drove his vehicle forward into the minefield and hitched it up to the Gun and Limber. He then towed them out of the minefield to safety. His personal courage in the face of great danger was an example to all.’  

William Charlton was a native of Elchester, Co. Durham. 

The medals are in good condition and are swing mounted for wear. Comes with DLI cap badge. 

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