1936 – Scout and Leader Rescue 5 People

4 July 2015

read the full info here During the scout summer camp at Stratford-on-Avon 1936, Hopwas Rover Scout Jack Hitchener and Troop Leader W. Brookes rescued 4 men and girl form the river Avon.  They were awarded the Silver Cross in March 1937.  This award is one of the highest scouting awards for gallantry.

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Troop Leader W.H. Brooks. Hopwas Group. Silver Cross, 4 August 1936. With assistance, rescuing four men and a girl from drowning in the River Avon at Warwick on August 4th 1936. Awarded March 23rd 1937.
Rover Squire J. Hitchiner. Hopwas Group. Silver Cross, 4 August 1936. With assistance, rescuing four men and a girl from drowning in the River Avon at Warwick on August 4th 1936. Awarded March 23rd 1937.