A Great War MM group of 3
A Great War MM group of 3 awarded to Private Frank Sillick, London Regiment, awarded the MM for gallant service with the 1/22nd (Queen’s) Battalion, later wounded in action, comprising: Military Medal, George V (695085 Pte F. S. Sillick. 1/22 Lond: R.); British War and Victory Medals (351648 Pte. F. S. Sillick. 7-Lond. R.), group court mounted. Lightly toned, a bold very fine / GVF. (3) MM London Gazette 13.11.1918. Frank Sidney Sillick, a native of Chiswick, originally served in the ‘Shiny’ 7th (City of London) Battalion. He was later awarded his MM for gallant deeds whilst serving with the 1/22nd Battalion in the summer of 1918. The history of the 47th (London) Division lists his award as being approved on 4 August 1918, a period in which the Battalion was frequently engaged on patrols and raids. His SWB roll mentions that he was eventually discharged from further service on the 4th of February, 1919, as a result of his wounds. Sold with copy London Gazette Mention, copy MM roll, SWB List mention, and other pages of useful research.