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Rescue Party foreman James Craig, who was awarded the George Medal for his bravery during the Clydebank Blitz.

Pictured left is Rescue Party foreman James Craig, who was awarded the George Medal for his bravery during the Clydebank Blitz.

Craig, an employee in the local Burgh Surveyor's Department, worked continuously for 72 hours to help rescue people trapped in their bomb-damaged homes.

In one incident, he spent nine hours tunnelling in the rubble of a shattered and burning building to rescue a woman trapped in the basement.