Sunday, 10 May 2015

This Week's Obits of Interest

Col Stuart Archer (d. 2 May 2015)
Bomb disposal officer awarded the George Cross

Lt Tony 'Lofty' Eldridge (d, 13 Apr 2015)
Human torpedo

Oscar Holderer (d, 5 May 2015)
Rocket scientist - one of NASA's Germans
Daily Telegraph 10 May 2015


  1. Thank you Edwin. I quite like the rather British mordant humour in this part of the BD chap's citation: “The fact that Lieutenant Archer has enjoyed such remarkable immunity from death in no way detracts from his record of deliberate and sustained courage coupled to devotion to duty of the highest order.”


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