Attributable Western Front Military Cross, GV, Awarded to Captain Charles Huntly

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Attributable Western Front Military Cross, GV, Awarded to Captain Charles Huntly 4th (TF) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Neatly engraved to rear (West of Courtrai & Zandvoorde, Capt. Charles Huntly. 4th (T.F.)…
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Attributable Western Front Military Cross, GV, Awarded to Captain Charles Huntly 4th (TF) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Neatly engraved to rear (West of Courtrai & Zandvoorde, Capt. Charles Huntly. 4th (T.F.) North’d Fusiliers, October 14th 1918), very fine.

MC London Gazette 4th October 1919.

Lt. Charles Huntly, 4th Bn. North’d Fus. T.F. attd 17th Bn. Lancs Fus.

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during the attack across the Roulers-Menin railway, west of Courtrai on 14th October 1918. He kept the commanding officer in touch with the situation by moving continually along the line and discovering how the attack progressed. On one occasion with only two men he encountered a party of 12 enemy in a trench. He rushed the position and captured the lot. Has previously done fine work.

Sold with a large amount of research including his application and appointment for a commission in the Territorial Force, Correspondence and recommendation for a commission in the 4th ( TF ) Northumberland Fusiliers, medical reports, Protection Certificate ( Officers ) dispersal document, discharge details and London Gazette confirming his appointment as a 2nd Lt. as from November 1915.

Specification

Medal Type

Military Medals

Medal Category

Groups and Single Decorations for Gallantry

Medal Monarch

George V

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