Lot Archive


№ 425


8 December 1994

Estimate: £160–£180

DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL, G.V.R. (16676 Cpl. W.T. Smith, 18/Lan. Fus.) contact marks and edge bruises, therefore good fine

D.C.M., London Gazette, 1 May ,1918. 'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in a raid on the enemy's trenches. He displayed great courage and initiative in pushing his way through the enemy's wire, under heavy fire, and was one of the first to bomb and rush the enemy post.'