Accession Number
1932.79.2
Catalogue Number
Med1995.76
Brief Description
Military Medal and riband awarded posthumously to Sgt Henry James Nicholas, VC
Primary Maker
Prod Role
Designer
Production Date
1916
Prod Place
Associated Person
Associated Notes
"Operations on Welsh and Bon Avis Ridges - 28th September to 1st October 1918. For fearless leadership and contempt of danger during the operations - particularly on 29th September when after a successful advance, his company's flank was in the air and position critical. By skilful handling and heroic example, he inspired his men and so enabled his half-platoon to break an enemy attack of superior numbers. The success of the operations was in a considerable measure, due to his great example and contempt of danger." Official citation. Medal gazetted March 1919, so received posthumously by the family.

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