OBE, Military Cross, 1914-15 Star Trio (3 x MID), GSM (Clasp - Iraq), WW2 Defence and War Medal Group of Eight - Lt. Col. E.A. Bray, East Yorkshire Regiment
- Product Code: MM-3193
- Regiment: East Yorkshire Regiment
- Era: WW1 Availability:1
A superb multiple gallantry group to Lieutenant Colonel Eustace Arthur Bray, O.B.E., M.C., East Yorkshire Regiment.
O.B.E. (Military Issue) unnamed as issued
Military Cross unnamed as issued
1914-15 Star named to Lt. Col. E.A. Bray. E. York. R.
British War Medal named to Lt. Col. E.A. Bray.
WW1 Victory Medal (with MID oak leaf emblem) named to Lt. Col. E.A. Bray.
General Service Medal (Clasp - Iraq) named to Major E.A. Bray
WW2 Defence Medal unnamed as issued
1939-45 War Medal unnamed as issued
London Gazette Entries:
Military Cross - 1st January 1917
Mentioned In Despatches - 11th December 1917, 27th December 1918, 5th July 1919
O.B.E. - 3rd June 1919
Bray served with the 2nd Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment pre WW1. He joined the 6th Battalion on the 2/2/15 as a Temp. Major and was posted to Gallipoli. He was promoted to Temp. Lt. Col. on the 8/9/15 and took over command of the 6th Battalion until he became incapacitated.
Bray rejoined in WW2 and served as a Major in the Pioneer Corps.
He is mentioned frequently in the regimental history, particulary concerning his time in Gallipoli.
This groups comes with an extensive amount of research. Please see photos.
The medals are in good condition and are swing mounted for wear.
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