Alexander Young V.C born today in Galway 1873

#OnThisDay 1873 Alexander Young V.C. was born in Ballinamana Galway. Young was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Boer War where he charged the enemy & captured their commander, Commandant Erasmus. Young died at the Somme during #WW1 in 1916.

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Alexander Young VC

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