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Red folder containing various documents

Red folder containing various documents

Date Added: 01 February 2023 Year: 2001 Institution Name: dnhhl Cat No: | 2023_001_18 | Picture No: 15224

A red folder containing:
i. Colour photograph of WM Chris Murray
ii. 3 copies of the Programme of Investiture at Buckingham Palace
iii. Laminated letter from the Secretary for Appointments, William Chapman, 10 Downing Street informing WM Chris Murray of The Queen’s approval of the Prime Ministers Recommendation that he be awarded the The Queen’s Gallantry Medal. 4th November 2003
iv. Laminated letter from First Minister Jack McConnell, Scottish Executive congratulating WM Chris Murray on being awarded The Queen’s Gallantry Medal. 28th November 2003
v. Laminated letter from Lieutenant Colonel Robert Cartwright Central Chancery of the Order of Knighthood informing of an Investiture at Buckingham Palace 18th February 2004. 8th January 2004
vi. Laminated explanation of the incident that led to the awarding of The Queen’s Gallantry Medal. 25th November 2013
vii. Laminated letter from The Parliamentary Secretary of State, David Jamieson, Department of Transport congratulating WM Chris Murray on The Queen’s Gallantry Medal. 3rd December 2003
viii. Laminated letter from Bristow Helicopter Group Ltd congratulating WM Chris Murray on The Queen’s Gallantry Medal
ix. Photocopy of Bristow Helicopters Information for Staff informing them of the Coastguard Helicopter Crew Queen’s award.
x. Photocopy of a letter from Rev Dr Angus Morrison, Church of Scotland, Stornoway congratulating WM Chris Murray on The Queen’s Gallantry Medal
xi. Photocopy of a hand written letter from John ? , of Melrose, asking for further information on the HANSA rescue
xii. The London Gazette, Monday 24th November 2003 Supplement No. 2 list of Honours and Awards.
xiii. Photocopy of a letter from Helicopter Rescue to Maritime & Coastguard Agency re: Sinking of FV HANSA: 06/03/01
xiv. Photocopy of a letter from Neill Osborne, Bristow Helicopters, Aberdeen Airport to Cpt. A Elphinstone, Bristow Helicopters Stornoway Airport commending the Stornoway Bristow Crew for their actions 7th March 2001
xv. Copy of Internal Memorandum from N C McDonald-Gibson to Alan Elphinstone regarding ELEKTRON Rescue 29th October 2000 when 6 members of a salvage crew on a Norwegian cargo ship were winched to safety by WM Chris Murray and the helicopter crew in hurricane force winds 18th November 2000. 16 of a crew had previously been rescued. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMWkktw4RXw
xvi. Maritime and Coastguard news release 25th November 2003, embargoed until 00.01 25th November 2003 ‘Coastguard helicopter crew to receive Queen’s Award’
xvii. Bristow Helicopters ‘Information for Staff’ regarding the Eric Brown Award for 2003 presented to Cpt. Nick Norman

The individual letters can be viewed via the PDF link below

Dimensions: A4

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