September 2020 Journal Contents

September's OMRS Journal includes the following articles:

The Polish Cross of Valour (Krzyż Walecznych): Part III 

The Signallers of Samana 

Surgeons of the Royal Navy and orders of knighthood: Part 2 (1853 to January 1901)

A story of service with the armies of three countries – with a sad ending

The Arctic Medal 1818-55 to members of the Antarctic expedition of 1839-43 

Medical service fatalities in the Crimea 

A lucky escape 

Military records: the truth, maybe the whole truth, but perhaps anything but the truth 

More than 50 years in uniform – with just a Territorial Force Efficiency Medal to show for it 

The Royal Sierra Leone Military Forces Long Service and Good Conduct Medal 

Sergeant William Hall, Royal Munster Fusiliers: a faithful soldier and citizen 

The Penfold-Hyland Gold Medal for Bravery 

Case studies of two ‘Old Contemptibles’ 

A forgotten icon: Thomas Che Onga