Estimate: 1600 GBP
Military Orders and Medals, Groups and Single Decorations for Gallantry, A Great War Military Cross Group of Four, awarded to Major L. Gall, Twice Mentioned in Despatches, who served with the 1st County of London Yeomanry and the 25th Cavalry (Frontier Force) Indian Army in Gallipoli, East Africa, Nyasaland and North Rhodesia, comprising: Military Cross, GVR, un named as issued; 1914-15 Star (Capt. L. Gall. 25-Cavalry..); 1914-1920 British War and Victory Medals with original M.i.D. emblem (Major L. Gall.), lightly toned, small edge knock on Victory, very fine, mounted on contemporary pin for wear (4)
Sold with copied London Gazette entries; Army List entries and copied Medal Index Card.
Military Cross London Gazette 3rd June 1916
Mentioned in Despatches London Gazette 13th July 1917 and 28th July 1919
Lawrence Gall was born on the 10th September 1884; Commissioned 21st January 1903; To Egypt 3rd May 1915; To Gallipoli 17th August 1915; Served with Egyptian Expeditionary Force 19th March 1916 to 15th October 1916; Later served in East Africa, Nyasaland and North Rhodesia 29th August 1917 to 4th February 1918; Brigade Major, London Gazette 17th June 1916; Twice Mentioned in Despatches by General Sir Charles Munro, Retired 20th March 1921, his medals being sent to 90, Seymour Street, Hyde Park, London W2.