Monday, 26 June 2017
Tour Scotland Video Tillman War Grave Sleepyhillock Cemetery Montrose
Tour Scotland video of Pilot Officer, Frank Henry Tillman, gravestone in Sleepyhillock Cemetery on ancestry visit to Montrose, Scotland. Frank served with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve and died aged 36, on the 13th of January 1944. He was awarded the Cross of Valour Poland. He was the son of Henry and Edith Mary Tillman; husband of Hilda Majorie Tillman, of Upper Holloway, London, England. The Cross of Valor, Polish: Krzyż Walecznych, is a Polish military decoration. It was first introduced by the Council of National Defense on 11 August 1920. It is awarded to an individual who " has demonstrated deeds of valor and courage on the field of battle. " It may be awarded to the same person up to four times. The medal is given only in wartime or shortly after.
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