Private Lawrence Howard, Royal Army Medical Corps

1939-45 Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals

Corporation of Glasgow Bravery Medal



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Group of Five

Private Lawrence Howard, Royal Army Medical Corps

1939-45 Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals, these unnamed;
Corporation of Glasgow Bravery Medal, 2nd type, silver, reverse inscribed, ‘Pte. Lawrence Howard’, this complete with brooch bar.

The Corporation of Glasgow Bravery Medal was awarded to Private Lawrence Howard, R.A.M.C., for rescuing a boy (aged 4) from drowning in the River Kelvin on 4th October last. (Ref. Magistrates Committee Minutes, 2 March 1943).

The Glasgow Herald, Wednesday 17th March 1943 reported: ‘BRAVERY MEDALS - The magistrates have awarded the Corporation Medal for Bravery to 11 men and one woman. The woman - Miss Millicent Johnston, 186 Archerhill Road - receives the distinction for rescuing a boy from drowning in the Forth and Clyde Canal. Private Lawrence Howard, RAMC, receives it for rescuing a four-year-old boy from the Kelvin. The other awards are in recognition of prompt and plucky actions in stopping runaway horses, and several of the recipients are constables.’

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