Lot 804: WWI. Military Medal, G.V.R. (240236 Sjt G.C. Smart. 8/Glouc: R.), extremely fine. M.M. London Gazette 23.7.1919. 240236 Sergeant Gilbert C. Smart, served during the Great War on the Western Front from 29.3.1915, Smart is mentioned in Chapter II of Battle of the 100 Days, Landrecies p354, 'Sergt. Smart, when his platoon officer was severely wounded, at once took command and led his platoon right through the fight, capturing several prisoners'. (1)
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