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Capt Simmon Latutin GC

Capt Simmon Latutin GC
Capt Simmon Latutin GC
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Captain Simmon Latutin, GC (George Cross), Somerset Light Infantry/Somali Gendarnerie.
The son of Jewish immigrants, Simmon lived here from the 1920s till 1940. He was posthumously awarded this highest medal for bravery when attempting to save the lives of three men in a burning barracks in Mogadishu, December 1944.
"Be strong and of good courage." (Joshua 1:9)
Donated by the UK Branch of the Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation

Installed shortly before 24 January 2022.

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NW1, North Villas, 20

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Capt. Simmon Latutin GC

Born Euston, the son of poor Jewish immigrant tailors. He attended the North ...

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