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Cromer's lifeboat men are renowned for their gallantry. Henry Blogg, coxwain of the 'Louisa Heartwell', pictured here, was the most decorated lifeboat man in Britain, earning three gold and four silver medals, the George Cross, and the British Empire medal for his bravery. Most of the Cromer rescues were carried out on the treacherous Haisboro' Sands.

Memories of Cromer, the Lifeboat 1922

My father and grandfather both served with Henry Blogg on the 'Louisa Hartwell' and my dad was one of the pallbearers when Henry Blogg died.

Added 06 April 2006

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