Mitchell, Roderick Sutherland Forbes (Oral history)

Catalogue number
  • 989
Department
Sound
Production date
1977-03
Subject period
Dimensions
  • whole: Duration 3, Number Of Items 1
Alternative names
  • object name: Oral history
  • object category: recording
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Category
sound

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British officer served with 13th Bn Durham Light Infantry on Western Front; recollections of 2nd Lieutenant Frederick Youens' Victoria Cross

Content description

REEL 1 Recollections of operations with 13th Bn Durham Light Infantry at Hill 60, Ypres, Belgium, 7/7/1917: opinion of Second Lieutenant Frederick Youens; description of Youens being wounded and medical treatment; story of Youens throwing German bombs out of trench and sustaining fatal injuries; attitude to award of posthumous Victoria Cross to Youens.

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