The Tank Museum | Recipient

Tom Westbrook

Major Tom Westbrook, MC
4th (D) Battalion, Tank Corps : Award of MC
4th Tank Carrier Company
5th Tank Carrier Company : Promoted to Major T. Westbrook takes Command, 4th September 1918
Died in 1923 in Africa

Tales of valour

Military Cross

Military Cross

WESTBROOK Tom, (Lieutenant)

ā€œDā€ Battalion Tank Corps

Bullecourt, May 3rd 1917.
During the action his tank was riddled with armour-piercing bullets, which wounded himself and four of his crew and knocked out five Lewis guns. Unable to work his tank any longer, he withdrew his crew to shell-holes under heavy fire and himself covered the retirement of these men to the rallying point.

MILITARY CROSS

BRITISH WAR MEDAL 1914-18 (SILVER)

QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL, CAPE COLONY BAR

VICTORY MEDAL

MEDAL RIBBON GROUP

MINIATURE MEDAL GROUP