The heroics of an all-action British officer during a daring trench raid can be revealed.

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Pictured: Captain William Algie (third left)<br />
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The heroics of an all-action British officer during a daring trench raid can be revealed after his gallantry medals sold for over £13,000.<br />
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Captain William Algie led from the front shooting eight of the enemy with his revolver, then hurled bombs to keep their reinforcements at bay.<br />
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He subsequently blew up a German ammunition dump, took prisoners, tended to wounded soldiers and withdrew his men under heavy fire.