1914 Star to a Serjeant in the 2nd South Staffordshire Regt - MID & MM (DOW 1916)
7458 SJT W.H.LICHFIELD 2/S.STAFF.R.
William Henry Lichfield, born Birmingham circa 1888
To France 12/8/14 as Sergeant.
Mentioned in Despatches as Sergt-Major by Sir Douglas Haig - MiD LG 15/6/16
Awarded the Military Medal as Coy.Q.M.Sjt. & his MM was announced posthumously in LG 14/9/16
Severely wounded during attack on Machine Gun House in Delville Wood as CSM 9/8/16
The following day he DOW F&F 10/8/16 & is buried in La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie, Somme.
With printed research documentation & gilded replacement 'Aug-Nov 1914' Clasp .
Condition: Gilded NEF