E. Sykes

Tales of valour

Military Medal

Military Medal

SYKES E, (Private)

ā€œGā€ Battalion Tank Corps

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. On November 20th 1917, when his tank was ditched, and after two men had been killed while endeavouring to fix the fascine in position, he got out under very heavy machine-gun fire and succeeded in fastening it properly, thereby enabling the tank to unditch and resume the fight.

MILITARY MEDAL

Country: United KingdomThe Military MedalInstituted in March 1916 for award to N.

BRITISH WAR MEDAL 1914-18 (SILVER)

Country: United KingdomBritish War Medal 1914 - 1920 This medal, issued in both silver and bronze ...

DEFENCE MEDAL

Country: United KingdomDefence MedalIssued to service personnel for three years' service at home or ...

VICTORY MEDAL

Country: United KingdomVictory Medal 1914 - 1919 Authorised in 1919 this yellow bronze medal, ...