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Governor General presents the Silver Cross

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
December 3, 1968
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 20.5 cm
Item No.
480-1196
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Governor General Roland Michener presenting the Silver Cross for Gallantry to Boy Scout Randall Annett of Burnaby for his attempt to save his younger brother from a fire earlier that year. In the background is the Governor General's Aid-de-camp Brigadier General E. G. Eakins in unifor…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
December 3, 1968
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1196
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 20.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Governor General Roland Michener presenting the Silver Cross for Gallantry to Boy Scout Randall Annett of Burnaby for his attempt to save his younger brother from a fire earlier that year. In the background is the Governor General's Aid-de-camp Brigadier General E. G. Eakins in uniform.
Subjects
Ceremonies - Award Ceremonies
Officials - Governor Generals
Clothing - Uniforms
Names
Michener, Daniel Roland "Roland"
Annett, Randall
Boy Scouts of Canada
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Newspaper clipping attached to verso of photograph reads: "Governor-General Roland Michener presents the silver cross for gallantry to Boy Scout Randall Annett of Burnaby for his attempt to save his younger brother from a fire earlier this year. Randall broke down a door, dragged his brother from the house and extinguished his burning clothes. The award is made to scouts who show considerable courage. In background is the governor-general's aid-de-camp Brig.-Gen. E. G. Eakins. The presentation was made during the governor-general's visit to Burnaby on Monday afternoon."
Geographic Access
Burnaby
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