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British War Medal; Victory Medal 1914-19 (2. Lieut.) : (LESLIE DUNCAN YOUNG - Born 16 April 1893 at Manchester, attended The Loretto School from 1907 to 1910 where he gained a great reputation as a long distance runner : On leaving school he obtained employment as a Clerk in a Shipping House in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil : With the outbreak of war he returned to England where he resided with his widowed mother at Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester and on 8 August 1916 he attested for the 28th.(County of London) Regiment (Artists Rifles), but on 17 December 1916 he was discharged having been granted a Commission as a Second Lieutenant in the 2/8th.Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers, he entered the War in France on 10 April 1917 : In June 1917 he was transferred to 2/7th.Bn. Manchester Regiment and on 8 October 1917 whilst in the line he was killed instantly when an enemy shell burst close to him : He has no known grave and is commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial : He was just 24 years of age at the date of his death.) : Sold with verification, copy Service Papers, copy extract taken from Battalion War Diary, copy CWGC. information, copy extract taken from 'Loretto Roll of Honour' which includes a photograph of the recipient : copy newspaper obituary : Medals mounted on long lengths of original silk ribbon EF - £220