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Wylie, George Cameron

Date of birth:
December 25th, 1908 (Kilmarnock, Scotland)
Date of death:
February 1st, 1987 (London, Great Britain)
Service number:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)


Later promoted to the rank of Corporal.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Sapper (Combat Engineer)
Bomb Disposal Royal Engineers, Home Forces, British Army
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1940
"Sapper Wyllie was a member of the Bomb Disposal Section engaged upon the recovery of the bomb which fell in the neighbourhood of St. Paul's Cathedral. The actual discovery and removal of the bomb fell to him. Sapper Wylie's untiring energy, courage and disregard for danger were an outstanding example to his comrades."

For this action, his commanding officer, Lt. Robert Davies was also awarded the George Cross.
George Cross