Story: Upham, Charles Hazlitt

Charles Upham discussing his 1941 Victoria Cross award

Hear Charles Upham talking about his 1941 Victoria Cross award, deflecting praise to his own men and officers. He mentions by name some of his comrades taken prisoner or killed and urges the government to help the Greek people after the war. He also suggests they send more tobacco to the troops. (1 min 56 sec)

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J. A. B. Crawford. 'Upham, Charles Hazlitt', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5u2/upham-charles-hazlitt (accessed 22 November 2019)