We've tracked down the details for the awarding of the Military Medal to Bombardier Mann!
For exceptional gallantry and devotion to duty on October 22nd, 1916, when an explosion occurred in a gun pit, while the battery was firing setting fire to the ammunition and the gun pit. This N.C.O. entered the gun pit in spite of the intense heat and withdrew the dial sight and dial sight carrier from the gun carriage. In doing so, he was very severely burned, necessitating his evacuation.
He received 2nd degree burns to his head, face and both hands.
Another $1,000.00 worth of donations will put us in the position to bring his medals to our Museum for safekeeping. Will you donate? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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