Memorial Cross as receive - Philip Seagram

Capt. Philip F. Seagram Memorial Medal with case

Capt. Philip F. Seagram – Memorial Cross with purple ribbon in original black plastic case.

Capt. Seagram (age 30) was the first officer of the 48th Highlanders to be killed in the Second World War – March 8, 1941. While on leave from the Junior Staff College during the bombing blitz of London on March 8, 1941 Philip and several others sought safety in the basement of the Café de Paris near Leicester Square, London, when it was struck by two bombs.  The blast killed Philip and several others. Captain Philip Frowde Seagram was buried with military honours in Brookwood Cemetery

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1939 – 1945 (WW 2)
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Case 53 TBD3
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