Frank Young, VC photoprint; Lupton, A.E.; 1915-1918; 10027/1

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Name/Title

Frank Young, VC photoprint

About this object

Gelatin photoprint of Lt. Frank E. Young, VC. Copy print by A. E. Lupton of Nightingale Road, Hitchin, of unknown original. Head and should of Young in uniform, in green card mount, size 304 x 152 mm.

Frank joined the Hitchin Company of the Hertfordshire Regiment as a boy bugler, aged 14. He was killed at the Battle of Havrincourt and earned the Victoria Cross for bravery, including rescuing two of his men and bombing an enemy machine gun position. His family presented his VC to the successors to the Hertfordshire Regiment in 1959.

Maker

Lupton, A.E.

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1915-1918

Medium and Materials

paper

Inscription and Marks

identification, trademark written, blind stamped bottom right of photo LT. F.E.YOUNG VC, Killed in action near Havincourt 18th Sept 1918. A.E.Lupton, 141 Nightingale Road, Hitchin

Measurements

201x152

Subject and Association Description

aviator Young, Frank E. VC war : World War I; Nightingale Road, 141 & Hitchin & Herts

Collection

Hitchin Museum

Object Type

Photograph

Object number

10027/1

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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