Call for tragic WPC to receive George medal
Sunday Express|February 21, 2021
MURDERED WPC Yvonne Fletcher should be awarded a posthumous George Medal for bravery, Parliament will be told this week.
David Williamson

The “exceptionally talented” officer was shot outside the Libyan embassy in London in April 1984, where she was policing a demonstration against Colonel Gaddafi.

The 25-year-old’s death led to a siege of the embassy and Britain severing diplomatic ties with Libya.

Even as she lay mortally wounded her first thoughts were for the welfare of others, the House of Commons will hear this week.

Former Colonel Bob Stewart, who wrote citations for gallantry in the Army, will make his case during a debate on Tuesday.

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