A Great War M.C. group of three to Captain C.H.C.Schlotel, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry,
Lot 136
A Great War M.C. group of three to Captain C.H.C.Schlotel, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry,
Sold for £1,880 (US$ 3,182) inc. premium
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A Great War M.C. group of three to Captain C.H.C.Schlotel, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry,

Footnotes

  • M.C. London Gazette 26.7.1918.

    For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty whilst acting as second in command. The left of his battalion was pierced by the enemy, and he volunteered to go forward with fresh troops. He drove the enemy back and restored the line, thereby saving a very serious situation. His conduct and untiring energy during a very trying period set a magnificent example to all under him.

    M.I.D. London Gazette 9.4.1917; 7.11.1917.

    The lot comes with original MID certificates, Memorial Scroll and official paperwork as well as an original photograph album with good quality photographs of camp, including his time with the Inns of Court OTC 1915 and other good shots, group photos etc, as well as an official photograph of his grave taken by the British legion. There is also a letter from his Commanding Officer to his father confirming his death from influenza. He died on 21st March 1919 and is buried in the Cologne Southern Cemetry.
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