A Great War Military Medal Group of four to the Tyneside Scottish for the attack on the Chemical Works, Roeux, 29th April 1917 awarded to L/Serjeant later 2nd Lieutenant James Lynn, 20th (Tyneside Scottish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers and East Yorkshire Regiment comprising Military Medal, GVR, (38621 L. Sjt J. Lynn. 20/Nth’D: Fus); 1914-15 Star, (10816 Pte. J. Lynn. E. York. R.); 1914-1920 British War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. J. Lynn.), very fine
10816 Private James Lynn landed with the East Yorkshire Regiment in the Balkans on the 16th July 1915, he transferred to the 20th Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers the Tyneside Scottish and sis shown in the Regimental Magazine “St George’s Gazette” dated the 31st July 1917 as receiving the Military Medal in the London Gazette of the 9th July 1917 the 20th battalion War Diary shows L/Sjt Lynn as having been awarded the Military Medal for “work done on April 28th 1917.
The Battalion on the 28th April 1917 were apart of 101st Brigade in the attack on the heavily defended Chemical Works at Roeux south of Arras.
He was Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in to the East Yorkshire Regiment.
Sold with Copy Medal Index Card, copy MM card, London gazette entries, letter from Regimental Museum copies of magazines and War Diary,