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Wauchope Medal 1st type, reverse engraved '2nd Bn. The Black Watch to Pte. T. Lamb from Lt. Col, A. G. Wauchope', in Elkington London case of issue, with related lapel pin. - £1,050.00

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Wauchope Medal
Type1st type
Notesreverse engraved '2nd Bn. The Black Watch to Pte. T. Lamb from Lt. Col, A. G. Wauchope', in Elkington London case of issue, with related lapel pin

He landed in France 29.4.1915 and the Wauchope Medal awarded for Conspicuous Gallantry on Givenchy Hill on October 8th 1915 whilst serving with the 2nd battalion.
Thomas Lamb was the son of Mr and Mrs. C. Lamb of 3 Sinclair Street, Lochee, Dundee. He served during the Great War with the 2nd Battalion, Royal Highlanders, and was killed in action at Shaikh Saad, 7 January 1916.Private Lamb is buried at Amara War Cemetery, Iraq.
Approximately 70 Wauchope Medals were awarded to Non-Commissioned Officers and Men of the Royal Highlanders during the Great War; 60 for gallantry at the Battles of Loos and Mushaidie (the ‘Battle Beyond Baghdad’); and 10 to men who had specifically distinguished themselves scouting in No Man’s Land