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Charles Hazlitt Upham VC and members of his platoon, 1941

Reference Number: DA-02108

Second Lieutenant Charles Hazlitt Upham VC being congratulated by his platoon sergeant after the presentation of the award. Photographed by an unknown photographer in November 1941.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Charles Hazlitt Upham, Victoria Cross (Award), World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel and World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Greece - Crete.

Part of:
World War 1939-1945 official negatives - DA Series, Reference Number PAColl-4161-08 (1313 digitised items)
New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency, Reference Number PAColl-4161 (2071 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Film negative.

Historical Notes: Upham was awarded his first Victoria Cross for valour at Maleme, Galatos, and Sphakia, Crete between 22-30 May 1941. He recieved the actual medal on 14 October 1941.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures920. Upham, Charles Hazlitt(PFP-019469)

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