Hocking P – 1905

BB Gazette Vol.13 No.5 – The Brigade Executive have awarded the Cross for Heroism to Private Percival Hocking (aged 13), 2nd Plymouth Company, for having saved the life of a Boy a year older than himself, by diving off a wharf into deep water, swimming out to the drowning Boy, and keeping him afloat until they were both rescued by a boat.

Boys Brigade Cross for Heroism

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