London Medal Company Blog - Great War Battle of the Menin.

Great War Battle of the Menin Road 1917 Military Cross and Hindenburg Line 28th August 1917

The superb Great War Battle of the Menin Road 1917 Military Cross and Hindenburg Line 28th August 1917 Second Award Bar and Second World War group awarded to Captain F.E. Whitby, 16th Count of London Battalion, London Regiment - the Queen's Westminster Rifles attached 19th County of London Battalion, London Regiment - the Saint Pancras Rifles, late 1/1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment, and later Cameronians, who served in France from November 1914, being five time wounded in action.... Read More

Great War Battle of the Menin Road Military Cross
13 June 2017

London Medal Company Blog - Second World War North West E.

Second World War North West Europe Capture of Le Havre 1944 and Otterlo April 1945 'Hobart Funnie's' Flying Dustbin Troop Leader

The superb Second World War North West Europe Capture of Le Havre 1944 and Otterlo April 1945 'Hobart Funnie's' Flying Dustbin Troop Leader's Military Cross and Second Award Bar, and post war Territorial Army Order of the British Empire group awarded to Major A.H. Warde, M.B.E., M.C. & Bar, Royal Engineers, who served with distinction in Churchill Tank A.V.R.E.s, is believed to have been in the first armoured vehicle raft over the Rhine, and represented the Civil Defence Corps during the... Read More

North West Europe Le Havre Otterlo Germany Rhine Crossing Military Cross Churchill Tank Royal Engineers
13 June 2017

London Medal Company Blog - The exceptional Great War Bri.

The exceptional Great War British Highest Scoring Bristol Fighter Pilot Ace’s 30 victory Military Cross and Distinguished Flying Cross group

The exceptional Great War British Highest Scoring Bristol Fighter Pilot Ace’s 30 victory Military Cross and Distinguished Flying Cross group, and his Observer’s 26 victory Distinguished Flying Medal group, the first to Captain S.F.H. Thompson, Royal Air Force, and the second to 2nd Lieutenant R.M. Fletcher, RAF, who when flying with 22 Squadron between then became the highest British Two-Seater combined Pilot / Observer ‘Aces’ of the war, scoring 26 kills between them.

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Thompson Ronald Malcolm Fletcher Distinguished Flying Medal Fletcher Distinguished Flying Cross Royal Air Force Military Cross Bristol F2b Royal Flying Corps Bristol RFC Blackheath 22 Squadron Bristol Fighter Pilot Western Front Pfalz Scout Samuel Frederick Henry Thompson Halberstadt 2 Seater East London College University of London Bristol F2 two seater fighter Fokker Biplane Bristol fighter Arras Flying Services Memorial Battle of the Canel du Nord flying ace Jasta 46 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserv Brisfit Vizefeldwebel Oskar Hennrich Fokker Triplane Charles George Gass Gass RAF Oberleutnant Otto Schmidt
12 May 2017