HERO OF THE MONTH: Flt Lt Beauchamp Proctor VC

Flt Lt Andrew Frederick Weatherby Beauchamp Proctor VC, DSO, MC & Bar, DFC

The medal group of Flight Lieutenant Andrew Beauchamp Proctor VC, DSO, MC & Bar, DFC will always have a special place in my heart. When I purchased it privately in 2016, this aviator’s Victoria Cross became the 200th in the Ashcroft collection - a remarkable milestone.

Headmaster’s son Andrew Frederick Weatherby Proctor – his full name at birth – was born in the small port of Mossel Bay, Cape Colony, South Africa, on September 4, 1894.

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