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Victoria Cross of Lt F.H. McNamara, RFC

 
 
Lieutenant Frank H. McNamara of 67 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps. McNamara was awarded the Victoria Cross for rescuing a pilot from the ground, despite being on return from a bombing raid where he had just been wounded. The whole British Empire was called to arms when Britain declared war. Large number of Australian, New Zealand, Canadian and Indian troops were sent to fight in Europe.
 
 

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