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December 14 2013 at 8:47 PM
Jo Garnier 

Response to CSM William David Davidson, MM, PPCLI

The "hired help" awarding the medal is Sir Oliver Leese,was to succeed Montgomery as Eighth Army commander as Montgomery was to return to the UK in January 1944 to prepare for the Allied invasion of Normandy. Leese commanded the Eighth Army at the fourth and final Battle of Monte Cassino in May 1944.
If I'mm mistaken,the type of pants he's wearing were called "plus-four" and were very popular in the early 30s....


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