SELIGSOHN Heinrich Leon
2nd Lieutenant, London Regiment
11072 Legion of Frontiersmen, England
Gazetted 26 July 1918, p8842
2nd Lieutenant Heinrich Leon Seligsohn, London Regiment.
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Having brought up a party of men from the Transport lines, he took up a line in front of a village, where he was attacked in great force. He held out for many hours, but was finally driven back. He rallied his men on the other side of the village, and with the greatest dash and determination led a. charge through the village and recaptured the line, thereby undoubtedly saving a very serious situatio.
Bar to the Military Cross
Gazetted 5 November 1918, p13142
2nd Lieutenant Heinrich Leon Seligsohn, MC, London Regiment.
For conspicuous gallantry in action. With a small party of headquarter details he attacked the enemy in a wood, killing and making prisoners of several, and capturing many machine guns. His splendid example, until he was seriously wounded and unable to carry on, had a most inspiring effect on all ranks.
Military Cross and bar
British War Medal
Born 1887 Middlesex, England