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WW1 BRITISH MILITARY CROSS GALLANTRY SET OF MEDALS.
This superb set of three WW1 medal including the rare MC were awarded to, Captain D.A.Mackenzi of the Royal Field Artillery. Captain Donald Alexander Mackenzie was educated at Manchester University where he received a master of arts degree in 1907.He joined the Inns Court Officers Training Corps in 1915, in June 1916 he was posted to the Royal Field Artillery School on the 23.6.1916 and commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Artillery on the 2.10.16. Soon after he was posted to France serving with the 317th RFA Brigade and was promoted to Lieutenant on the 3rd of April 1918 and was then appointed acting Captain on the 23.8.1918.The London Gazette of the 2nd of December 1918 announced his award for Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.When the limbers and teams of the battery were heavily shelled he prevented more casualties by the prompt and courageous assistance that he rendered. Later when an enemy plane bombed an ammunition dump he extinguished the fire with the enemy plane still overhead. His home address is listed as Hawkley Hall, Worsley Mesnes, Wigan in Lancashire. All three medals are parade mounted, the MC is un-named as issued and the pair are named to Captain Mackenzie. Complete with some research. [Condition: Mint]