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Lance Sergeant J D Baskeyfield VC by Terence Cuneo.


Lance Sergeant J D Baskeyfield VC by Terence Cuneo.

During the Battle at Arnhem, Lance Sgt. Baskeyfield (2nd Bt. South Staffordshire Reg.) with all his crew dead or wounded, he continued to man the the 6-pounder alone, until it was put out of action, he then crawled (with a shattered leg) to another undamaged 6-pounder and fired two shots knocking out an advancing self-propelled gun, seconds later he was killed. He was awarded, posthumously, the Victoria Cross.
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