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Alexander Fraser Campbell GC

Alexander Fraser “Sandy” Campbell (02/05/1898 – 18/10/1940) was awarded the George Cross for his actions on 17 October 1940 in Coventry. “He was 42 years old and serving in the Corps of Royal Engineers when he and Sergeant Michael Gibson … Continue reading

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William Beesley VC

William Beesley  (05/10/1895 – 23/09/1966), was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the First World War. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 25 June 1918, Supplement: 30770, Page: 7619, reads: “No. B.203174 Pte. William Beesley, Rifle Bde. (Nuneaton). For … Continue reading

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