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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. ? d. ?

 

DATE OF AM ACTION: 08/12/1900 East Greenwich, London.

 

Richard Rice is said to have attempted to save the lives of two men overcome by gas in a large tank in East Greenwich, London on 8th December 1900. He was a workman with the Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Co Ltd. The award was apparently approved by King Edward VII on 22nd February 1901 but there is no evidence that a notice ever appeared in the London Gazette and similarly, no evidence of its presentation.

 

AM CITATION:

 

Not gazetted.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

LOCATION OF MEDAL: NO EVIDENCE OF BEING AWARDED.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Richard Rice AM