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Peter McIntyre, Second Lieutenant Charles Hazlitt Upham, VC and Bar, c.1945

Ref: AAAC 898 NCWA 72

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Charles Hazlitt Upham (1908-1994), served in the Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force with the 20th Battalion. He was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Battle of Crete, between 22 and 30 May 1941. Upham was also awarded a bar to his Victoria Cross (a 'second' VC) for his actions in the Western Desert between 14-15 July 1942. He was captured by the Germans in 1942 and was a prisoner of war until 1945.

Watercolour, 242 x 325mm
Medals: Victoria Cross [VC]

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