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Lieut Frank Edward Young
Birth: Oct. 2, 1895
Death: Sep. 18, 1918

World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Cherat in the North West Province, India, he served as a 2nd Lieutenant in command of 4the Company, 1st Hertfordshire Regiment, British Army. On September 18, 1918, at Havrincourt, France, during a German counter-attack and throughout intense enemy fire, 2nd Lieutenant Young went to all his posts, warned the garrisons and encouraged the men. In the attack he rescued two of his men who had been captured, plus bombed and silenced an enemy machine-gun. Then he fought his way back to the main barricade and drove out a party of the enemy assembling there. Throughout four hours of heavy fighting he set a fine example as a leader and was last seen fighting hand-to-hand against a considerable number of the enemy before being killed. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross on December 13, 1918. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Hermies Hill British Cemetery
Hermies
Departement du Pas-de-Calais
Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Plot: III.B.5.
 
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Record added: Nov 25, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9956145
Lieut Frank Edward Young
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Lieut Frank Edward Young
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
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- laurinlaurin espie
 Added: Jan. 7, 2014
From one vet to another, Thank you for your service and your great courage. R.I.P. Lt.
- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Sep. 18, 2013
Rest in Peace, beloved soldier. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Aug. 13, 2013
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