Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

8/11/2012

Frankly, I enjoyed the war! Incredible bravery of Victoria Cross hero who lost an eye, was shot in the skull and tore off his own fingers but still went back to battle

On the battlefields of the First World War he lost an eye and a hand in fierce fighting, won a Victoria Cross for death-defying bravery, and was shot and wounded eight times.

In the Second World War, as an officer in his sixties, he came under ferocious Nazi bombardment on an ill-fated mission in Norway, survived a plane crash in the Med and escaped from a PoW camp. for more click here

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