Brave cook in running for VC

By Guy Barnett
Updated November 1 2012 - 4:09am, first published July 3 2011 - 3:45am
Leading Cook Francis Bassett "Dick" Emms died on December 19, 1942, while defending Darwin from Japanese attack.

Former Tasmanian senator GUY BARNETT looks at the feats of a Launceston sailor being considered for the Victoria Cross.

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