Ellison T – 1915

BB Gazette – The Brigade Executive have awarded the Cross for Heroism to Corporal Thomas W Ellison, aged 14, and Private Frederick B Tuck, aged 14, both of the 1st Morpeth Company, for attempting to rescue a soldier from drowning in a dangerous part of the River Wansbeck at Morpeth.

Boys Brigade Cross for Heroism

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