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Military Cross
« on: Thursday 30 December 21 07:58 GMT (UK) »
Anyone know of a site that will explain for free how a person was awarded a posthumous MC in WW2 please

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Re: Military Cross
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 30 December 21 08:25 GMT (UK) »
The first place I would look is The London Gazette.
www.thegazette.co.uk

Military Cross was only awarded posthumously from 1979.

See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_Cross
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Re: Military Cross
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 30 December 21 09:33 GMT (UK) »
Thank you.
I need to look into the situation further then


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Re: Military Cross
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 30 December 21 10:21 GMT (UK) »
Perhaps you meant Military Medal, rather than Military Cross?

A different award to the Military Cross ;)

I would still look in the Gazette.
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Re: Military Cross
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 30 December 21 18:33 GMT (UK) »
Thanks I now have a solution