Great War Ypres Salient April 1918 Mount Kemmel Sector single Military Medal awarded to Private H. Lord, 11th Service Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, who was present out on the Western Front from 15th July 1915, and was awarded the Military Medal...

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Condition: slight contact wear, Very Fine.
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Great War Ypres Salient April 1918 Mount Kemmel Sector single Military Medal awarded to Private H. Lord, 11th Service Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, who was present out on the Western Front from 15th July 1915, and was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field in the London Gazette for 29th August 1918, this being earned for the operations around Mount Kemmel in the Ypres Salient in April 1918.

Military Medal, GVR 1st type bust; (5179 PTE. H. LORD. 11/LAN: FUS:)

Condition: slight contact wear, Very Fine.

Harry Lord came from Royton, near Oldham, Lancashire, now a part of Greater Manchester, and saw service during the Great War as a Private (No.5179) with the 11th Service Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, and was present out on the Western Front from 15th July 1915 where his battalion formed part of the 74th Brigade in the 25th Division.

Lord was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field in the London Gazette for 29th August 1918, this being earned for the operations around Mount Kemmel in the Ypres Salient in April 1918. Mention of his being awarded the Military Medal is detailed in the Battalion War Diary on 15th May 1918, and it is possibly for action on the 25th April 1918 but this is only speculation