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GvR Military Cross & 1914/15 Trio to Captain, Westminster Dragoons & Major in the Indian Cavalry

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CAPT L.GALL 25-CAVALRY (on star)

MAJOR L.GALL (on pair)

Laurence Gall, born 10/09/84 in Germany, the son of a naturalised German.

Commissioned 1903

To Egypt 3/5/15

Promoted Brigade Major LG 17/6/16

Served in Gallipoli 17/8/15 until 20/11/15, attached to the 2nd County of London Yeomanry (Westminster Dragoons)

Awarded the Military Cross for Gallipoli (MC LG 3/6/16)

First Mention in Dispatches by General Sir Charles Munro for Gallipoli (MID LG 13/7/16: 'for distinguished and gallant services during the period of General Sir Charles Munro's Command of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force' )

Next served with the Egyptian Expeditionary Force from 19/3/16 to 15/10/16

Then served with 25th Cavalry (Frontier Force) in British, German & Portuguese East Africa, Nyasaland & North Rhodesia from 29/8/17 to 4/2/18

Second Mention in Dispatches by General Sir Charles Munro for his service in East Africa with the Indian Cavalry (MID LG 28/7/19: 'for the part taken by India... in the prosecution of the war' when General Sir Charles Munro was Commander-in-Chief of India.

Retired 20/3/21

Medals sent to 90 Seymour Street, Hyde Park, London W2.

Married Florence Emma Mary Gall (4/6/69 - 8/6/51)

In the 1939 Register, Laurence Gall was a property agent living with Florence at 6 Biddulph Road, London W9 (later they move to 12 Biddulph Road.)

In WW2 he was an ARP Warden for Paddington.

When his wife died in 1951 he was living at 48 Circus Road Mansions.

Died at Hastings in 1973.

With supporting documentation.

Condition: Mounted as worn with original MID OAKLEAF. Small edge knock on Victory; GVF

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