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"Captain R.S.V. Sherbrooke" by NY, 1943. Charcoal and gouache on board.

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Captain R.S.V. Sherbrooke

"Captain R.S.V. Sherbrooke" by NY, 1943

Catalogue ref: INF 3/468Links to the Catalogue


Of all the Naval awards of the VC in the Second World War, Sherbrooke's award for valour is sometimes forgotten. Despite being seriously wounded and the ships under his command sustaining damage, Sherbrooke pressed his attack against a superior enemy force and saved his convoy.

 

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ADM 1/1412

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ADM 1/1412 (2)

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ADM 1/1412 (3)