Lieutenant-Colonel Eric Wilson VC

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  1. Just read, in the Telegraph, the gentlemans obituary, (sorry, don't know how to attach a link).

    Another of our finest has passed away. May he rest in peace.
     
  2. Link
     
  3. RIP old fella
     
  4. "Wilson, an acting captain with the Somaliland Camel Corps..."

    The stuff of legend... increasingly sad to see this generation and their aura leave our midst.
     
  5. They don't make them like that any more.......RIP Colonel Wilson. Your courage & spirit set a shining example to post-WW2 generations.
     
  6. Rest in Peace Old Warrior.
    john
     
  7. Very sorry to hear that. Him being one of a very select group of people to read their own obituary in a newspaper as well. RIP
     
  8. RIP Sir
     
  9. RIP, may your deeds be never forgotten
     
  10. "So timid", eh? For once, mother didn't know best! Sleep well, old chap.
     
  11. In a day and age when we seem to declare any sportsman "a hero" - well no , but this man really WAS
     
  12. KAR, SCC and LRDG. That's some CV for a VC.