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