Issy Smith was awarded the V.C.
Next day July 24th. Issy Smith received the news that he had been awarded the V.C. and there was great rejoicing in Mountjoy Square. A large number of his co-religionists came to see him and bring him presents and the newspapers shrieked Jewish V.C. in Dublin. Of course he had to address meetings here, there and everywhere, and at his request I, with Sisters Procter and Coade went with him to the Theatre Royal where he made two speeches. I may say he was also awarded the Russian order of St. George. We all went to the