Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

6/12/2007

After 67 years, a medal to honour Lancastria’s fallen and survivors

SCOTTISH survivors and victims of the worst maritime disaster in British history are to be honoured with a medal in a victory for war veterans backed by The Scotsman.

Some 4,000 soldiers and sailors, including 400 Scots, died when the Lancastria was sunk by the Nazis on 17 June, 1940 while evacuating service personnel from France two weeks after Dunkirk. for more click here

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