Private Robert Morrow V.C.
The Newmills War Hero
Newspapers : From the London Gazette dated 22nd May 1915
Official notice of Robert Morrow's award of the Victoria Cross.
London Gazette dated 22nd May 1915
His Majesty the King has been graciously pleased to approve of the grant of the Victoria Cross to the under mentioned for conspicuous acts of bravery and devotion to duty while serving with the Expeditionary Force:-
'For most conspicuous bravery near Messines on 12th April, 1915, when he rescued and carried successively to places of comparative safety, several men who had been buried in the debris of trenches wrecked by shell fire. Private Morrow carried out this gallant work on his own initiative and under very heavy fire from the enemy.'
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