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Jack Harrison

EDM number 249 in 2003-04, proposed by Lindsay Hoyle on 09/12/2003.

That this House welcomes the decision to award Jack Harrison with the Victoria Cross for his bravery during the First World War where he single-handedly attacked a German machine-gun post during the battle of Oppy Wood on 3rd May 1917; notes that before joining the army he played rugby league for Hull FC, gaining legendary status at the club, scoring 52 tries during the 1914-15 season which remains a club record; and pays tribute to his efforts on the rugby pitch and his ultimate sacrifice during World War One.

This motion has been signed by a total of 29 MPs.

Lindsay Hoyle09/12/2003ChorleyLabourProposed
Geraldine Smith09/12/2003Morecambe & LunesdaleLabourSigned
David Hinchliffe09/12/2003WakefieldLabourSigned
Kevin McNamara09/12/2003Kingston upon Hull NorthLabourSigned
David Crausby09/12/2003Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Harold Best10/12/2003Leeds North WestLabourSigned
Keith Vaz10/12/2003Leicester EastLabourSigned
Paul Flynn10/12/2003Newport WestLabourSigned
Nigel Dodds10/12/2003Belfast NorthDUPSigned
Andrew Dismore10/12/2003HendonLabourSigned
Gregory Campbell10/12/2003East LondonderryDUPSigned
Edward O'Hara10/12/2003Knowsley SouthLabourSigned
Lynne Jones10/12/2003Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Bob Spink10/12/2003Castle PointConservativeSigned
Syd Rapson10/12/2003Portsmouth NorthLabourSigned
Martin Caton10/12/2003GowerLabourSigned
Rudi Vis11/12/2003Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
Robert Wareing11/12/2003Liverpool, West DerbyLabourSigned
Huw Edwards11/12/2003MonmouthLabourSigned
Eric Illsley11/12/2003Barnsley CentralLabourSigned
Colin Pickthall11/12/2003West LancashireLabourSigned
Frank Cook15/12/2003Stockton NorthLabourSigned
Tony Banks15/12/2003West HamLabourSigned
Betty Williams15/12/2003ConwyLabourSigned
Tom Brake12/01/2004Carshalton & WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Nigel Jones14/01/2004CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Bill Etherington19/01/2004Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Mike Gapes22/01/2004Ilford SouthLabour Co-operativeSigned
Stephen Hepburn28/01/2004JarrowLabourSigned

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