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
WESTBROOK Tom, (Lieutenant)
“D” 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.
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