PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Newgass, Harold Reginald
Date of birth: August 3rd, 1896
Date of death:  November 17th, 1984 (West Stafford, Dorchester, Great Britain)
Nationality:  British
     
GEORGE CROSS
Rank: Temporary Lieutenant
Unit: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (Bomb Disposal)
Action: Harold Newgass gained his George Cross for his hero´c work over two days from November 28-30,1940, for defusing a German mine which had dropped on Garston Gasworks in Liverpool.
Details: Date of Gazette 4 March 1941.
Later promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Commander.
Harold Newgass'medal group is on display in the Victoria Cross & George Cross Gallery in the Imperial War Museum in London, Great Britain.
 
     
WAR MEDAL 1939-1945
 
     
DEFENCE MEDAL 1939-1945
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - George Cross Database
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