Douglas Croskery

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Reference WMO/281536


Whitley Bay Sea Cadets



Whitley Bay

NE25 8TP


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Status: On original site
Type: Other
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Other
  • Other Other
Lettering: No lettering
  • Gulf Conflict (1990-1991)
About the memorial: Prizes. He was killed on 11 August 1990 by Iraqi soldiers while helping Kuwaitis flee their country during the Iraqi invasion. Three prizes- 1. An award plaque to the winning North East Sea Cadet to be returned at the end of the year, 2. A week's berth on the T.S. Royalist for the winning cadet, 3. A China teddy bear in sailor's uniform which the Cadet keeps. The winning cadet needs to have saved a life or surmounted some extreme difficulty. One name can be submitted per branch -the Croskery family picks the winner.
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