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A Great War ‘Salonika’ M.C. group of five awarded to Temporary 2nd Lieutenant H. B. Willis, 12th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, attached Somerset Light Infantry, late Canadian Army Service Corps.
Military Cross, G.V.R., reverse engraved ‘Lieut. H. B. Willis 1917

1914-15 Star officially named to: 1414 Sjt. H. B. Willis. Can: A.S.C

British War and Victory Medals officially named to: Lieut. H. B. Willis.

France, Third Republic, Medal of Honour with Swords, silver-gilt, named on the reverse ‘Lieut. H. B. Willis. M.C.

Mounted court-style, together with companion set of five mounted miniatures, good very fine. 

M.C. London Gazette 18 February 1918; citation London Gazette 18 July 1918: ‘T/2nd Lt. Henry Barrington Willis, attd. Som. L.I.
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led a party into the enemy’s lines, rushed an enemy post from the rear, and captured the garrison. He showed splendid leadership and resource.’
French Medal of Honour, ‘avec Glaives en Vermeil’, London Gazette 21 July 1919: ‘Temporary Lieutenant Henry Barrington Willis, M.C., Hampshire Regiment.’
Sold with original framed certificate for French Medal of Honour named to ‘Monsieur Willis, Henry Barrington, Lieutenant, 12th Hampshire Regiment.’

Product Code: EM3208

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