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Military Medal | Somme | Fatally Wounded | Sth. Staffordshire Regt..

 Military Medal | Somme | Fatally Wounded |  Sth. Staffordshire Regt..
 Military Medal | Somme | Fatally Wounded |  Sth. Staffordshire Regt..
 Military Medal | Somme | Fatally Wounded |  Sth. Staffordshire Regt..
 Military Medal | Somme | Fatally Wounded |  Sth. Staffordshire Regt..
 Military Medal | Somme | Fatally Wounded |  Sth. Staffordshire Regt..

Military Medal | Somme | Fatally Wounded | Sth. Staffordshire Regt..

 

Serjeant Major William Lichfield, 2nd Batallion, South Staffordshire

Regimentwas severly wounded, and died the following day.

 

A WWI 'Somme Died From Wounds' Military Medal for sale. The Military Medal with ribbon awarded to Company Serjeant Major William Lichfield, 2nd Bn, South Staffordshire Regiment.

Condition report: The medal cleaned and with replacement ribbon.

Notes on Company Serjeant Major William Lichfield: Lichfield and his company were present at the attack on the so-called German 'Machine Gun House' in the early hours of the 9th August 1916. Lichfield was severly wounded during the fighting, and died the following day. 

He is Gazetted on 12th september 1916 for the award of the Military Medal. His  grave is located at La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie, Somme.

Note: Photocopy of London Gazettes, medal entitlement and Commonwealth War Graves Commission included in the sale. in addition photographs of Lichfield's grave, photocopy of his scroll, and a relevant page from the History of South Staffordshire Regiment, which details the attack, fighting for 'Machine Gun House', and records Lichfield's injuries.


Price:

725.00

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