Share 'Medal Citation For Attempted Rescue in tragic Hornsey Fire'
I came across the following citation for an Order of St. John Lifesaving Medal, presented to Sgt. Arthur Patrick McNally of 7 Bttn. Midx. Rgt. 1931.
It recites a tragic incident but I thought it worth sharing, both to recomemorate the act and to remind us how much safer we all are today.
At about 9:00 p.m. on 19 March 1931 a fire occurred in the upper storey of No. 25, Nightingale Lane, Hornsey,…
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