A Malayan M.M. group of six to Corporal R.Grundy, Green Howards,
Lot 210
A Malayan M.M. group of six to Corporal R.Grundy, Green Howards,
Sold for £3,840 (US$ 5,965) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Malayan M.M. group of six to Corporal R.Grundy, Green Howards,
Military Medal, G.VI.R. (14462494 Cpl.R.Grundy. Green Howards); 1939-1945 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence Medal; War Medal; General Service 1918-62, one bar, Malaya (14462494 Pte.R.Grundy. Green Howards). Some contact marks and polishing to the first and last, otherwise very fine or better. (5)

Footnotes

  • M.M. London Gazette 21.10.1952.

    He has behaved with the greatest gallantry no less than times recently. He was the leading section commander on two of these occasions. An attack on a bandit camp was successfully pressed home under fire through Corpl. Grundy's skillfull and dashing leadership. On another occasion when the Bren gunner was killed and the platoon commander wounded and incapacitated, Cpl. Grundy, with the greatest presence of mind, got the automatic rifle into action and rapdly restored the situation. The citation adds, "In all these actions, Cpl.Grundy has displayed cool courage and presence of mind in action and his leadership under fire has been an example to the men of his platoon".

    Sold with photocopy newspaper cutting of an article from a local paper which gives details of Cpl Grundy, the son of a local publican, Mr James Grundy, landlord of Commercial Hotel, Church, Near Accrington, Lancashire.
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