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The real Danger UXB: George Cross awarded to bomb disposal novice killed when his commander accidentally triggered explosion during Blitz sells for £74,000

The gallantry medal awarded to a bomb disposal novice blown up during the first weeks of the Blitz has sold at auction for £74,500. Ordinary Seaman Bennett Southwell had come to London to volunteer in a bomb disposal unit, but was tragically killed just a few weeks into the job. for more click here

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