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A Great War Gallantry group of medals, to include Distinguished Conduct Medal, naming 242501 SJT: G.W. HOBBS. M.M. 1/5 GLOUC. R., Military Medal, 242501 CPL G.W. HOBBS. 1/5 GLOUC: R. T.F., 1914-15 Star, 8934 PTE. G.W. HOBBS. GLOUC: R., British War Medal and Victory, 8934 SJT. G.W. HOBBS. GLOUC. R., together with a competition medal engraved "1/5 Batt Gloucestershire Reg No. 4 Platoon Winners of Musketry Competition", naming 242501 SERG G.H. HOBBS, a framed certificate for the D.C.M. dated 6th March 1919, an Army Orders certificate naimg Sgt Hobbs, a Gloucestershire Regiment cap badge and two Kings crown badges.
M.M. London Gazette No. 30064 11/05/1917 page 4599.
D.C.M. 242501 G.W. Hobbs, MM - Sjt. - 10 Jan 1920 - 1/5th Bn. - "Near Landrecies, on 4th November 1918, when his company commander was wounded, he showed great courage and determined leadership in dealing with two hostile machine guns which were holding up the company. Upon reaching the Sambre Canal he led his company under heavy fire being the first man across the canal."
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