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legionofhonourThe following Officers of the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment have bestowed upon them a decoration of the Legion of Honour. The Order is the highest decoration in France and is divided into five degrees:

  • Chevalier (Knight),
  • Officier (Officer),
  • Commandeur (Commander),
  • Grand Officier (Grand Officer)
  • Grand Croix (Grand Cross)



The President of the French Republic has bestowed the Decoration of the Legion of Honour on the undermentioned Officers, with the approval of His Majesty the King, for their gallantry during the Operations between the 21st and 30th August, 1914.


Captain E R Fitzpatrick. 1st Battalion

Captain E Howard-Vyse. 1st Battalion

There are no restrictions as to the occasions on which these Honours may be worn

This list will be updated when further names have been identified.

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