Great War 1st Salford Pals Battle of the Hundred Days Operations on the Sambre-Oise Canal Attack on the Happegarbe Spur 2nd to 4th November 1918 single Military Medal awarded to Private I. Mitchell, 15th Service Battalion - 1st Salford Pals, Lanca...

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Great War 1st Salford Pals Battle of the Hundred Days Operations on the Sambre-Oise Canal Attack on the Happegarbe Spur 2nd to 4th November 1918 single Military Medal awarded to Private I. Mitchell, 15th Service Battalion - 1st Salford Pals, Lancashire Fusiliers, later Labour Corps, who was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field in the London Gazette for 23rd July 1919 which indicates an award won during the final advance in October to November 1918, and further research indicates that he won his award during the battalions attack in and around the Happegarbe Spur on 2nd to 4th November 1918 during the operations on the Sambre-Oise Canal.

Military Medal, GVR bust; (41266 PTE. I. MITCHELL. 15/LAN: FUS:)

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Isaac Mitchell came from Normanton, now a part of Wakefield, West Yorkshire, and saw service during the Great War initially as a Private (No.41266) with the 15th Service Battalion - 1st Salford Pals, Lancashire Fusiliers. Present with his battalion out on the Western Front where it formed part of the 96th Brigade in the 32nd Division.

Mitchell was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field in the London Gazette for 23rd July 1919 which indicates an award won during the final advance in October to November 1918, and further research indicates that he won his award during the battalions attack in and around the Happegarbe Spur on 2nd to 4th November 1918 during the operations on the Sambre-Oise Canal.

Mitchell subsequently transferred as a Private (No.10533) to the Labour Corps