A Great War D.C.M. group of five to Sergeant R.Benson, Manchester Regiment,
Lot 39
A Great War D.C.M. group of five to Sergeant R.Benson, Manchester Regiment,
Sold for £2,820 (US$ 4,739) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Great War D.C.M. group of five to Sergeant R.Benson, Manchester Regiment,
Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (824 L.Cpl R.Benson. 1/Manch:R.); 1914 Star (824 L.Cpl R.Benson. 1/Manch:R.); British War and Victory Medal (824 Sjt.R.Benson. Manch.R.); Russia, Medal of St.George, 3rd Class, numbered on reverse (22207), and additionally impressed on rim (824 L.Cpl.R.Benson. 1/Manch.R.). Very fine. (5)

Footnotes

  • D.C.M. London Gazette 11.3.1916.

    For conspicuous gallanty when he established and maintained signalling communication with the front line under very heavy fire and after there had been many casualties in his section. He has previously been noted during the campaign for marked devotion to duty.

    Russia, Medal of St.George. London Gazette 25.8.1915.
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