Oral Answers to Questions — Victoria Cross

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 1st October 1942.

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The principles followed are substantially the same. When there is satisfactory evidence of the circumstances and of the act of gallantry, cases are considered at once on their merits by the Admiralty, War Office or Air Ministry, as the case may be. Otherwise, consideration is postponed.