Constable C. H. Cook, G.M. and Constable E. Wetter, O.B.E.

Photo reference number: 118

Constables Cook and Wetter were awarded for gallantry for their efforts to rescue people trapped in the Alexandra Dock Hotel after it received a direct hit from a high explosive bomb on October 9th 1940.

(Photos from "Through Seven Reigns, A History Of The Newport Police Force 1836 - 1959.")

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