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Folk trio to play concert among Preston’s war graves in cemetery

William Young, who received the Victoria Cross, is buried in Preston Cemetery where the folk band will play The Preston men who gave their lives in the First World War are to be remembered during Remembrance weekend. A free event at Preston Cemetery is to see a guided […]

5 years ago
Plaque unveiled to mark bravery of Preston’s Victoria Cross hero Private William Young

The plaque to Private Young, a very large family photo after the ceremony Family members of a Preston man who received the Victoria Cross in the First World War have spoken of their pride at a plaque unveiled in his honour. The memory […]

5 years ago
Preston war hero Private William Young to be remembered

Private William Young and his family on his return to Preston in 1916 A Preston war hero is to see his bravery marked with a plaque on the Flag Market. Private William Young’s family will assemble to mark the actions of the First […]

5 years ago
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