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DCM LSGC Serbia Gloucesters

£1,195.00

Distinguished Conduct Medal Group to Company Sergeant Major Charles Webb, decorated for service during the Salonika campaign additionally gazetted the Serbian Milos Obilic Medal for bravery.

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Origin: United Kingdom
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Distinguished Conduct Medal, GV, Queen’s South Africa, 2 bars, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, 1914-15 Star Trio, with MiD Oakleaf, Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, GV, Serbia Milos Obilic Medal, gilt.

 

D.C.M. Officially impressed: “5200 C.S. Mjr C. Webb. 2/Glouc. R.”
Army LSGC officially impressed: “5200 W.O. Cl. II C. Webb. D.C.M. Glouc. R.”

 

Q.S.A. and 1914-15 Star Trio with extra 1914-15 star, all 5 medals are original strikings but the names have been erased and modern engraved to read: “5200 C.S.M. C. WEBB. GLOUC. REGT.”

 

Company Sergeant Major Charles Webb, 2nd Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.

 

Announced in the London Gazette, 11th March 1920:

 

“For very conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during the recent operations and during the whole period with the battalion on active service since December 1914. He has invariably performed his duties with keenness and energy, and has proved himself invaluable in action by his great gallantry and coolness under fire.”

 

Award of the announced in London Gazette 20th September 1919:

 

Decorations Conferred by his majesty the King of Serbia: Gold Medal for Valour: 5200 Company Sergeant-Major Charles Webb, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment (Bristol).

 

His original named Queen’s South Africa medal, awarded to him with the rank of Boy was sold in Lot 417 on 24th February 2016 at Dix Noonan and Webb Auctions.