A WWI MC Group to the Royal Field Artillery
A WWI MC Group to the Royal Field Artillery - Lieutenant Samuel Ralph Brown, R.F.A.; Military Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued, in fitted case of issue; British War and Victory Medals (LIEUT. S.R. BROWN); together with swing mounted contemporary miniature medals. Extremely fine. MC London Gazette 26.3.18 & 24.8.18. MC for 272 East Anglian Bde RFA , Zeifgiyeh, Egypt, 11th Dec 1917: "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When acting as forward observation officer, he was one of the first to observe the commencement of the hostile attack, and brought fire to bear on the enemy immediately, continuing to direct the fire until his communications were broken. Though, later, he was severely wounded, after having personally assisted in repelling the enemy attack at close range, he re-established communication and continued to send most valuable information back to his battery. Throughout the day his conduct was most gallant." With copy mic ( pair confirmed as only entitlement ) , MC card, LG entries including annotated citation, copy service papers, war diary for MC action.