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HALL (generally known as SCHWABISCH-HALL, tc distinguish it from the small town of Hall in Tirol and Bad-Hall, a health resort in Upper Austria)
HALL (O.E. heall, a common Teutonic word, cf.
Hall was destroyed in 1566 by an accidental See also:
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A second officer of the Indrabarah (Tyser Line) he performed two rescues when the vessel went aground on the Rangitikei coast (NZ) in 1913, and as a result was decorated by King George V at Buckingham Palace, and also received rewards from the Royal Humane Society and the Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society.
A stained glass window in St Stephen's Church Bristol and a marble memorial (with a portrait of him in raised relief) in the west wall of the north transept of Bristol Cathedral commemorate his memory.
By the time he published his memoirs in 1931, Rostron was referring to his award as the Congressional Medal of Honour (sic) and this is probably the origin of the confusion.
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