Lot Archive

Lot

№ 218

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19 April 1995

Estimate: £160–£180

Military Cross, G.V.R., the reverse inscribed (Captain W. J. Hood, 2nd Royal Fusiliers. Cambrai, 1917) contained in a later case of issue, good very fine

M.C. London Gazette 25 August, 1917.
‘When in charge of a carrying party from Brigade HQ to the front line. All carrying had to be done over the open under hostile barrage, but notwithstanding this he managed under the most strenuous conditions to maintain a supply of grenades to the front line.’