Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

8/5/2010

Is this the bravest VC of all? War tunneller who gave his life to stay with injured comrade will finally get fitting memorial

His determination to ‘do his bit’ for king and country made him the bravest of the brave. And yet for 94 years the remains of First World War tunneller Sapper William Hackett, who sacrificing his life to stay with a seriously injured colleague, have lain unmarked beneath a foreign field. for more click here

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