WW1 Military Medal, British War and Victory Medal Group of Three with Original Citation and Award Card - Sjt. L.W. Wareham, 19th Bn. Machine Gun Corps
- Product Code: MM-5192
- Regiment: Machine Gun Corps
- Era: WW1 Availability: Out of Stock
A first world war MM group awarded to 103043 Serjeant Louis William Wareham, 19th Bn. Machine Gun Corps.
George V Military Medal named to 103043 Sjt. L.W. Wareham. 19 / M.G.C.
British War Medal named to 103043 Sjt. L.W. Wareham. M.G.C.
WW1 Victory Medal named to 103043 Sjt. L.W. Wareham. M.G.C.
London Gazette: 23rd July 1919 (M.M.)
The citation states:
'No.103043 L/Sgt Wm Wareham. On his Section Sgt becoming a casualty, this N.C.O. at one assumed command of his Section, which he commanded with the greatest skill and initiative throughout the operations.
On 6-11-1918 near LA FLAMENGRIE he led his Section forward on his own initiative, under heavy artillery and close range Machine gun fire and, entirely by the example of leadership and complete disregard of danger which he displayed, he was able in spite of the casualties sustained, to bring his Section into action in an exposed position, thereby silencing and enemy Machine gun.'
(sgd) R.S. Cox. Lieut Col. Commanding 19th Bn. Machine Gun Corps.
The group comes with original typed citation and an award card which was presented to him.
The medals are in good condition.
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