Victoria Crosses That Never Were....

Discussion in 'General' started by Drew5233, Apr 17, 2010.

  1. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

    Recommended for VC, downgraded to DCM

    https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C9468072
    Reference: WO 373/55/908
    Name Dixon, Donald
    Rank: Fusilier
    Service No: 4204835
    Regiment: 7 Battalion The Royal Welsh Fusiliers
    Theatre of Combat or Operation: North West Europe 1944-45
    Award: Distinguished Conduct Medal
    Date of announcement in London Gazette: 02 August 1945

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  2. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot Patron 1940 Obsessive

    Any joy at making out what has been crossed out? I think I have:

    and said "word? word? word? word? I can't get word? and I am word? think I have lost a leg"

    EDIT: I see the Company Commander states what was said in his account.
     
  3. 4jonboy

    4jonboy Daughter of a 56 Recce Patron

    spoke to him and said "Here I am sir, I can't get contact and I am afraid that I have lost a leg"

    (the words are actually in the next sheet)

    (then on last page)..to the RAP where 'although still wounded' his first thoughts were.....
     
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