Henry Tandey VC, DCM, MM

The most decorated  private soldier in World War One and Police Sargeant at Standard Triumph.

“I knew him over several years in the 60’s. He was a works police sergeant at The Standard-Triumph Motor Company. Lovely old gent, quiet, modest and courteous.  I also knew Sergeant Frost, Corps of Commissionaires at Standard. He was an army colleague of Tandey and knew all about his exploits, including the annual post cenotaph service drinks at the Royal Warwickshire Regiment club in the town. Frost said it was the only time Tandey let his hair down and talk. I still feel privileged to have known him.”
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