12th Jun, 2018 10:00

MH211 Two Day Fine Art Sale

Lot 208

Sold for £1,100

Lot details
A First World War Military Cross and Bar group, awarded to Captain Utrick William Dickinson, Royal Field Artillery, to include: Military Cross and Bar (unnamed); 1914-15 Star, (ranked at Second Lieutenant); War Medal and Victory Medal, (both ranked at Captain), all with ribbons; together with a collection of Royal Field Artillery buttons and badges. HISTORY: Utrick William Dickinson was appointed Second Lieutenant of the Royal Field Artillery, 5th August, 1914, after leaving Harrow School, Temporary Lieutenant, 5th March 1915 and later Captain, Gazetted 4th June 1917, issue 30111 ''For conspicuous gallantry in action. With great skill and determination, he repelled a severe enemy counter-attack of heavy losses by turning a captured gun on them and firing over open site at close range. His coolness and promptness averted what might have been a local reverse which may have had important consequences''. See illustration

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Auction: MH211 Two Day Fine Art Sale, 12th Jun, 2018

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