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Philip Geddes

Person  Male  Born 22/6/1959  Died 17/12/1983

Journalist, 24. From Geddes Trust (previously The awards are named after Philip Geddes, a member of St Edmund Hall {Oxford University} and a journalist of considerable promise. After graduating he joined the staff of the London Evening Standard, then moved to the staff of the Daily Express. In December 1983 he was in Harrods, the Knightsbridge store, when orders were issued for the building to be evacuated. Realising there was a story to be had, he went to investigate. He was killed by the blast from a bomb planted by the IRA. Philip Geddes was just 24.

St Edmund Hall announces the 2013 winners of the Philip Geddes Prize.

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Harrods bombing - upper plaque

In fond memory of Philip Geddes, Kenneth Gerald Salvesen, Jasmine Cochran Pat...

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