Great War Western Front Battle of Amiens Sevre Ridge single Military Medal awarded to Private F. Evans, 1st/7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, Territorial Force, who joined his battalion at the front in October 1917, and was awarded the Military...

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Condition: edge bruise at 6 o’clock, Good Very Fine.
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Great War Western Front Battle of Amiens Sevre Ridge single Military Medal awarded to Private F. Evans, 1st/7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, Territorial Force, who joined his battalion at the front in October 1917, and was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field in the London Gazette for 24th January 1919, which indicates an award won during the Battle of Amiens which lasted from 8th August and 3rd September 1918, in a period when his battalion was in action on the Sevre Ridge.

Military Medal, GVR 1st type bust; (47334 PTE. F. EVANS. 7/LAN: FUS:)

Condition: edge bruise at 6 o’clock, Good Very Fine.

Frederick Evans came from York, and having worked as a turner, then enlisted at York on 24th June 1916, and was called up on 28th May 1917. Evans saw service during the Great War as a Private (No.47334) with the 1st/7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, Territorial Force, being posted to the battalion out on the Western Front on 18th October 1917. Evans was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field in the London Gazette for 24th January 1919, which indicates an award won during the Battle of Amiens which lasted from 8th August and 3rd September 1918, in a period when his battalion was in action on the Sevre Ridge. Evans was transferred to the Reserve on 1st March 1919, his home address being then shown as Tinsley, near Sheffield