Updated Research

GvR Military Cross & 1914/15 Trio to Captain, Westminster Dragoons & Major in the Indian Cavalry, later Metropolitan Policeman (Killed 1941 Blitz)

GBP £ 1,595.00 GBP £ 1,695.00 You Save 6%
Availability: IN STOCK
Product code: 52456
Weight: 1695 g

CAPT L.GALL 25-CAVALRY (on star)

MAJOR L.GALL (on pair)

Lawrence Alan Gall, born circa 1884 in Chresmingse, 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.

In WW2 he was serving as a Metropolitan Police Constable & living at 31 Waverley Road.

KILLED HOME FRONT 19/4/41 during the London Blitz - ironically by a German bomb - outside the Wireless Station, Ha Ha Road, Woolwich.

For WW2 CWGC details Click Here.

With supporting documentation & copy of a grainy image of Gall in PC Uniform with his ribbon bar showing.

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

>>> Price reduced from £1695 to £1595 <<<