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Alexander Young VC

Alexander Young (27/01/1873 – 19/10/1916) Was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Anglo Boer War at Ruiters Kraal in 1901. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 8 November 1901, Issue: 27373, Page: 7221, reads: “Sergeant – Major Alexander … Continue reading

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William Frederick “Billy” McFadzean VC.

William Frederick “Billy” McFadzean VC (09/10/1895 – 01/07/1916) was awarded the Victoria Cross during the Battle of the Somme near Thiepval Wood, France. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 8 September 1916, Supplement: 29740, Page: 8871, reads: “No. … Continue reading

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