For Bravery In The Field

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Robert King, of the 12th Royal Irish Rifles, who joined the army from the Ulster Volunteers, was “awarded the Military Medal for gallantry in action on 1st July 1916” at the Somme. The two sides of the medal are shown in the top right, with George V on one side and “for bravery in the field”. The 12th Rifles were drawn from central Antrim and mostly from the Newington area of Larne; King, however, was from Ship Street.
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text: X03763 X03764  Wellington Grn Central Antrim Regiment newington
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