Mark of the Lion: Story of Captain Charles Upham, V.C.and Bar

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The story of New Zealander Charles Upham, the only combatant soldier to win the Victoria Cross twice this century. The first time was in Crete, where he led his platoon over 3000 heavily defended yards, destroying numerous enemy guns. The second was awarded for his bravery at Ruweisat Ridge.

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A part-time author, Kenneth Sandford was Crown Prosecutor in Hamilton for 22 years before moving to Wellington to become the first Chairman of the Accident Compensation Corporation in 1973, which established New Zealand's unique form of no-fault accident insurance. In 1981 he returned to the Law and was awarded the Companion of the Order fo St Michael and St George for public service. Kenneth died in 2005 aged 91.

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