Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

14/12/2012

Is this our bravest soldier? Extraordinary story of medic who won TWO Victoria Crosses in two wars 12 years apart

He was a medical man who tended to the sick and injured at a local hospital in the shires.

But Arthur Martin-Leake became one of Britain’s greatest war heroes — earning the Victoria Cross for extreme bravery not once, but twice.

On the battlefields of the Second Boer War in South Africa he ignored the risk of death from heavy rifle fire to save the lives of wounded comrades. for more click here

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