HC Deb 20 January 1942 vol 377 c192
35. Mr. Thorne

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he can give any information in connection with the case of Sergeant Jack Burtonshaw, who saved a regimental sergeant-major from being burnt to death on the Chester-Warrington Road, on Saturday, 20th December; and what recognition has been made of Burtonshaw's conduct?

Sir E. Grigg

Sergeant Burtonshaw's very gallant action in rescuing a regimental sergeant-major from a burning car has been recognised by an official commendation in divisional orders.