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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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DATE OF EM ACTION: 11/05/1910 Wellington Colliery, Whitehaven, Cumberland.

 

Very little is known about the life of Pitman John McAllister, other than his part in the Wellington Colliery, Whitehaven, Cumberland disaster on 11th May 1910.

 

EM CITATION:

 

In addition to the names which appeared in the London Gazette of the 22nd of July, 1910, His Majesty has been graciously pleased to award the Edward Medal of the Second Class to the workmen whose names appear below on account of their conspicuous bravery in connection with the attempt made to resctie their fellow workmen at the Wellington Pit, Whitehaven, on the 11th of May, 1910:— Fletcher Young. Edward McKenzie, Senior. Edward McKenzie, Junior. George Henry. James Scawcroft. John McAllister. William Ginbey. Thomas Birkett. Thomas Donald. Joseph Cowan. Hugh McKenzie. Allinson Mathers John Hampson. Thomas Ferryman.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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