British Line Regiments DCM and MM Awards
THE latest volume in Chris Bate and Howard Williamson’s Magnum Opus is Volume V: British Line Regiments DCM and MM Awards 1914 to 1920 which looks at the numbers of medals and bars of the DCM and MM that were awarded to each line regiment battalion of the British Army during World War I. It includes: the numbers of DCMs and MMs awarded to each battalion of each regiment and for which campaign; the number of DCM/MM combinations for each unit and battalion; the number of First and second MM award bars, shown by country/theatre of war; the number of awards of the MM given for escaping or attempting to escape and for services whilst a Prisoner of War; a breakdown of awards of the MM by the year of Gazette and the ratio of awards between Line regiments and Corps as well as much, much more. The Military Medal in particular is often seen as something that “came down with the rations” this new book will show you just how rare the one in your collection actually is! Available from MEDAL NEWS now priced £38 (plus p&p), but hurry it’s limited to just 300 copies overall and we only have very small numbers available!