Page 8, 10th July 1987

10th July 1987
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Page 8, 10th July 1987 — Stonyhurst's seven Haslingden

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Stonyhurst's seven Haslingden

brave men and true

OUR Reviewer of military books, John Laffin, will be writing shortly in the Catholic Herald about "The Seven VCs of Stonyhurst College", by Henry L Kirkby and R Raymond Walsh, with a foreword by Lieut Col H M Ervine-Andrews, VC, to be published by THCL Books, Blackburn, Lancashire, price £13.95 in a limited edition of 2,000 copies.

The seven VCs of Stonyhurst College are: Lieut E W Costello, 22nd Punjabis, Indian Army, VC won during the Defence of Malakand, 1897; Capt Paul A Kenna, 21st Lancers, VC won during the memorable "Charge of the Lancers" at Omdurman, 1898; Lieut Maurice J Dease, Royal Fusiliers, who won the first VC of the Great War at Mons, 1914; Capt J Aidan Liddell, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and Royal Flying Corps who was one of the Great War's outstanding air VC winners, 1915; Lieut Gabriel G Coury, South Lancashire Regiment, whose VC was awarded during the Battle of the Somme, 1916; Capt H M Ervine-Andrews, East Lancashire Regiment, who was presented with the army's first VC of the Second World War, following Dunkirk, 1940; and

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