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MM and Bar, pair and WW2 (Africa) medals to RE

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Military Medal, Geo. V., with second award bar, British War Medal, Victory Medal, 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Defence Medal, War Medal.

Bar mounted for wear.

to – 448744 Spr. D. Townson, R.E. (on MM); Pnr. on Pair; others unnamed.

Medal Index Card confirms pair only. Territorial RE.

Military Medal – London Gazette 11th Feb. 1919 – stating 12th Divisional Signal Company (Gorleston)

Bar to MM – London Gazette 14th May 1919 – same but from Colne.

With copied newspaper portrait of Dean Townson from local paper, stating from Colne and with professional research stating that MM was awarded for battle of Amiens Aug/Sept. 1918 and Bar for Epehy/St. Quentin Canal.

WW2 service not known.

Died at Blackpool in 1961 aged 74.

MM and Pair with light contacting and some minor edge dints; WW2 awards GVF and better.