Sunday, 22 November 2009

Victoria Cross sells for £335,000 at auction

A Victoria Cross presented to Flight Lieutenant Bill Reid in 1944 by King George VI has reached £335,000 at auction. Reid previously resided at Crieff in Perthshire, where he died in 2001, though was born in Glasgow's Baillieston, and was awarded the medal for a bombing raid he participated in during 1943, during which he was severely wounded.

For more see http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/tayside_and_central/8370493.stm.

Chris

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