WW1 Military Medal (Somme), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal, WW2 Defence Medal & Special Constabulary Long Service Medal Group of Six - Sjt. J. Henny, 13th Bty. Royal Field Artillery

  • Product Code: MM-3191
  • Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
  • Era: WW1
  • Availability: Out of Stock

  • Price: £535.00

A first world war MM group with citation to 24091 Sergeant James Henny, 13th Bty. 17th Bde. Royal Field Artillery.

George V Military Medal named to 24091 Dvr: J. Henny. 13/By: R.F.A.
1914-15 Star named to 24091 Dvr: J. Henny, R.F.A.
British War Medal named to 24091. Sjt. J. Henny. R.A.
WW1 Victory Medal named to 24091 Sjt. J. Henny. R.A.
WW2 Defence Medal unnamed as issued
George VI Special Constabulary; Long Service Medal (Bar - Long Service, 1949) named to James H. Henny

Citation for the M.M. (Immediate)
L.G.: 21st September 1916
Official Recommendation:
"Somme, 1916. - For conspicuous gallantry in the Auchonvillers sector on August 17th. Whilst his battery was being acccurately and consistently bombarded with 21cm shells the men were ordered to clear to a flank for protection. Driver Henny was leaving his dug-out for this purpose when one of his comrades was buried in the trench being blown in. Driver Henny at once stopped and started digging him out unaided. He was indefatigable in his efforts, the whole time under shell fire, unitl the man was finally dug out. By his prompt action he undoubtedly saved his comrade from suffocation."
(Extract from 29th Divisional Artillery History)

The medals are in good condition and are swing mounted for wear.

Comes with good amount of copy research. Please see photos.

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Tags: Gallantry Medals, Gallantry, WW1 Medals, WWI, World War One, First World War, Military Medals, Royal Artillery, RFA, R.F.A., Somme

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