Lot Archive


№ 1272


17 September 2004

Hammer Price:

A good Great War ‘Arras’ M.M. awarded to Corporal C. T. Lowe, ‘C’ Battalion, Heavy Branch, Machine Gun Corps

Military Medal, G.V.R. (2301 Cpl., ‘C’ Bn. H.B., M.G.C.) very fine £300-350

M.M. London Gazette 1917 ‘For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During the action on 23 April 1917, when his officer had been temporarily blinded by splinters, and several of the crew wounded, and the Lewis guns disabled, this N.C.O. displayed conspicuous courage and coolness, and managed to drive his tank back to its starting point.’