no image
Lot 94
Distinguished Conduct Medal,
Sold for £420 (US$ 705) inc. premium
Lot Details
Distinguished Conduct Medal,
G.V.R. disc only (250234 Cpl W.Mackie. 5/6 R.Scots.). Contact marks, good fine. (1)


  • D.C.M. London Gazette 15.11.1918.

    For conspicuous gallantry during an attack. He kept his Lewis gun section together, and inspired them by his cool behaviour until they had all become casualties. Later he collected remnants of companies and formed them into a series of posts, preventing the line being penetrated. Later, when seriously wounded, he remained at duty encouraging his men. He set a splendid example of cool courage and devotion to duty.
  1. Cova Escandon
    Auction Administration - Coins and Banknotes
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 (0)207 393 3917
    FaxFax: +44 (0)207 393 3005
  2. John Millensted
    Specialist - Coins and Banknotes
    Montpelier Street
    London, SW7 1HH
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7393 3914
    FaxFax: +44 20 7393 3905
Similar items
Collection of 4 medals awarded to L. Col Robert Shankland - V.C and DCM A Korean War D.C.M. and Second World War M.M. group of eight to Fusilier R.Crookes, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, late Durham Light Infantry A Great War D.C.M. group of eight to Squadron Sergeant Major F.Howlett, 6th Dragoon Guards, A Second World War Burma D.C.M. and bar group of five to Colour Sergeant G.M.Boyle, Lincolnshire Regiment, A Great War D.C.M. and dated Bar group of four to Private H.L.Swan, Queen's Regiment, A Second World War Rhine Crossing D.F.M. group of five to Staff Sergeant Richards, Glider Pilot Regiment,