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A Marine Holds Aloft The Union Jack Of The Pegasus Which Had Been Shot From Its Staff.


A Marine Holds Aloft The Union Jack Of The Pegasus Which Had Been Shot From Its Staff.

During the action the flag of the Pegasus was shot away from its staff. A Marine at once ran forward, picked it up, and waved it aloft. He was struck down while standing on the deck exposed to the enemys fire, but another came forward to take his place. Until the end the flag was kept flying. Most of the casualties occurred on deck, and with the utmost bravery Staff-surgeon Alfred J. Hewitt rendered every assistance to the wounded.
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PRINT First World War antique black and white book plate published c.1916-18 of glorious acts of heroism during the Great War. This plate may also have text on the reverse side which does not affect the framed side. Title and text describing the event beneath image as shown.

Paper size 10.5 inches x 8.5 inches (27cm x 22cm)none£13.00

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