Bravery

Since its formation there have been countless acts of bravery shown by soldiers of the 3rd Royal Tank Regiment. I count myself amongst these for refusing 'Rocket' Ron Selwood a drink in A Sqn bar in 1984. In all soldiers from 3RTR were awarded the following awards for bravery:

WW1

   
VC
1
DCM
15
BAR TO MM
7
MM
64
MSM
4
CROIX DE GUERRE
1
MADAILLE MILITAIRE
1
MEDAILLE D'HONNEUR
2
BELGECROIX DE GUERRE
3
   

WW2

 
DCM
5
MM
3
BAR TO MM
25
   
Of course, many acts of bravery go un-rewarded but the following highlight remarkable bravery. Please click on the pictures to find out why these two soldiers received these awards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CH Sewell VC
Fred Kite MM
VC
MM
Lt CH Sewell won the Regiments only Victoria Cross for action during WW 1 during action in Northern France.
Sgt Fred 'Buck' Kite won the Military Medal and 2 Bars during WW 2, the only soldier to do so and therefore a remarkable feat.