My husbands GGGrandfather, claimed that he was awarded, the VC, in 1878,..although there is no record of this!
my question is:...if he wore a VC, and claimed he won it, had a book written about winning it,........ but didnt,.........would he have been prosecuted???????
I have over the past 8 years, been researching him, on and off,(you may have seen my posts, on the Great War Forum, or Rootschat)........there was a book written by a REV in 1905, telling the story of how, Andrew Cameron, won the VC, and the Cross of God!
After ww1, he was employed by a company working, as a diver on the River Clyde, in Glasgow,......he was used in the Irish Sea Collision Inquiry, in 1917, to assess the damage of the wreck!,..he still claimed he was a VC winner!,.....i have 2 Articles from The Belfast Newsletter(attached), from the Irish Sea Inquiry, where his VC came into Question!!!
Please could you give me your opinion also, on these articles!
Does the following day, Article, claim that he gave proof, or not???
thank-you very much
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