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"Second Lieutenant W. Andrews" by Terence Cuneo, 1943. Charcoal and Gouache on paper.

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Second Lieutenant  W. Andrews
 

"Second Lieutenant W. Andrews" by Terence Cuneo, 1943

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Second Lieutenant (2/Lt) Andrews is shown attempting to remove, what he thought was a new type of fuse. Tragically the bomb exploded during the defusing process but 2/Lt Andrews was awarded the Empire Gallantry Medal for his actions. The award was subsequently amended to a George Cross.

 

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