Washington H – 1906

BB Gazette Vol.15 No.4 – The Brigade Executive have awarded the Cross for Heroism to Private Harry Washington, aged 16, 3rd Halifax (Luddenden Foot) Company for attempting to save a Boy from drowning in the river at Luddenden Foot, on 29th September, 1906.

Newspaper articles report a second rescue by Harry Washington in October 1906.

Boys Brigade Cross for Heroism

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This account has been complied using records held in The Boys’ Brigade Archive Collection. 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.