Anderson A – 1908

BB Gazette Vol.16 No.7 – The Brigade’ Executive have awarded the Cross for Heroism to Private Archibald Anderson (13), 1st Bridge-of-Allan Company, for saving a Boy from drowning in the river Allan, on 14th August, 1907.


Newspaper reports from May 1908 indicate that Archibald Anderson may have conducted another rescue shortly after being awarded the BB Cross for Heroism.

Boys Brigade Cross for Heroism

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This account has been complied using records held in The Boys’ Brigade Archive Collection, local and national newspaper archives and other sources. If there are any omissions or errors we sincerely apologise, and request that you come forward with this information, so that this can be corrected.