William Angus VC, aged 68, pictured on 5th July 1956.

This photograph was taken in Carluke during a civic reception for him, Sgt Caldwell VC and Cdr Cameron VC. The occasion was the 100th anniversary of the Victoria Cross.

Sgt Caldwell returned from Australia, and Cdr Cameron from Hampshire. All three attended the 100th celebrations in London, before returning to Carluke where their bravery was again acknowledged by the town.

This photograph is reproduced by kind permission of Jim Muncie, a Carluke based press photographer.