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Harry Ross Eastwood MM

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Peter Bennett

Could anyone kindly let me know the date this man's MM was gazetted, it was awarded for actions during the Battle of Cambrai.

 

Thank you

 

Serjeant EASTWOOD, H R

Service Number 240719

Died 25/08/1918

Aged 24

5th Bn.
Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)

M M

Buried at DOUCHY-LES-AYETTE BRITISH CEMETERY

Location: Pas de Calais, France
Number of casualties: 493

Cemetery/memorial reference: IV. A. 8.

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little bob

Date of Gazette 13/3/1918.

 

Bob

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Peter Bennett

Bob

 

Thank you very much

 

Peter

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jonbem
Posted (edited)
1 hour ago, little bob said:

Date of Gazette 13/3/1918.

Here is the entry

https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30573/supplement/3232

7th down left column

Header 6 pages prior - on 3226

His Majesty the KING has been graciously pleased to approve of the award of the Military Medal for bravery in the Field to the undermentioned Non-commissioned Officers and Men :—

rgds

Jon

Edited by jonbem

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MaxD

Recorded in the battalion war diary for 20/24 Dec 1917 "for gallantry during the operations commencing 20 11 17 to 27 11 17"

 

Max

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