Dunkirk Escapers Military Medal Group of 5 to W.R. Jewitt

Item Reference: C189NM066487 In Stock Share
A very interesting and emotive Dunkirk Escapers Military Medal Group of 5 to Gunner W.R. Jewitt, 1/R.H.A., who was captured on the 12th June 1940 at Valery-En-Caux, comprising: Military Medal,…
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Description

A very interesting and emotive Dunkirk Escapers Military Medal Group of 5 to Gunner W.R. Jewitt, 1/R.H.A., who was captured on the 12th June 1940 at Valery-En-Caux, comprising: Military Medal, GVIR, (4386259 Gnr. W.R. Jewitt. R.A.), 1939-45 Star, Burma Star, 1939-45 Defence Medal, 1939-45 War Medal, unnamed as issued, mounted for wear, lightly toned very fine.

The group is sold with a contemporarily written copied type-script manuscript of some 218 pages written by Driver Curry relating the story of his and Gunner Jewitt’s capture and subsequent escape in great detail, a unique contemporary minute by-minute account of the action as 1 R.H.A. protected the retreat to Dunkirk, fighting as infantry and then final capture and the harsh treatment meted out as the soldiers were marched into captivity.

Specification

Medal Type

Military Medals

Medal Category

Groups and Single Decorations for Gallantry

Medal Monarch

George VI

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