He valued that he had won the Military Medal
three times, and the fact that each time he had so done it was for an act of valour that saved life," said his great-grandson.
Sheila's dad, Thomas Richardson, served with 2nd son, served with 2nd Cavalry Army Medicavalry Army Medical Corps and was cal Corps and was awarded the Military - awarded the Military Medal
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A newspaper report tells how the Military Medal
was earned near Pintha on October 18, 1944.
Skinner, who lived in north west London, was hit by shrapnel, but still managed to serve with distinction to win a Milidistinction to win a Military Medal
, awarded that October.
PRIVATE S V Keighley, of the King's Liverpool Regiment, who enlisted at the outbreak of war and whose home is in Halebury Road, Liscard, has been awarded the Military Medal
Ronald, from Frilsham Way, said: "My dad to come back with the Military Medal
, but I will say this: every man who fought in the First World War was brave.
His Majesty the KING has been graciously pleased to approve the award of the Military Medal
for Bravery in the Field to the undermentioned non-commissioned officers and men: Included in the list of awards is: 29841 L/Cpl W J HADLEY, 2/7 Bn R Warwicks R (TF)" But there's another twist to this family's tale that was to come more than 25 years later when the Second World War broke out.
In the years that followed, Maurice managed to piece together a few more details about his father's brave actions that led to him being awarded the British Military Medal
The Queen presented the corporal with the Military Medal
for exceptional bravery and a major general praised the way he led his men without a thought for his own safety.
The crime was reported to police but that was the last the family heard MAKING NEWS Report of Walt's medal about the stolen items until they saw in a local paper that the Military Medal
had been put up for auction at A.
SERVICE: Coltman Special in He was still a Private when he was awarded his first Military Medal
for gallantry in February 1917.
They say it is the most important military medal
ever offered for sale.