A Great War 1918 ‘Bourlon Wood’ D.C.M. group of four awarded to Private K. J. Karl, 2nd Canadian Infantry

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A Great War 1918 ‘Bourlon Wood’ D.C.M. group of four awarded to Private K. J. Karl, 2nd Canadian Infantry

Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (246768 Pte. K. J. Carl. 2/Can: Inf.); British War and Victory Medals (246768 Pte. K. J. Carl. 2-Can. Inf.); Denmark, Kingdom, Christian X Liberty Medal 1940-45, silver.

Footnote

D.C.M. London Gazette 11 March 1920:

‘For marked gallantry and devotion to duty during the successful attack north of Bourlon Wood, 27th September, 1918, when he carried messages through intense fire. Later, when a platoon had lost its officers and non-commissioned officers, he on his own initiative reorganised and led them forward with great skill and dash.’

The Christian X Liberty Medal 1940-45 was awarded to foreigners and Danish nationals residing outside of the Kingdom of Denmark.

Mounted court-style for display, generally good very fine.

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