Robert Erskine's Military Medal
Robert Henry Erskine, a Gunner with 25th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, was awarded the Military Medal for bravery during an operation near Caen on 26 June 1944. His citation, which was signed by General Montgomery, Commander-in-Chief of Allied Ground Forces during the invasion of Normandy, praised his ‘undaunted courage in the face of repeated dangers’.
Here is Robert Erskine being interviewed by his grandson, Damian ,back in 1995, when Damian was just 11 years old. Sadly Robert Erskine died in 2001.