Murton War Memorial & William McNally VC MM* Commemoration

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    100 years ago Sergeant William McNally of the 8th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment was awarded the Victoria Cross. The actions for which he won this award were on 27 and 29 October 1918. William McNally was a native of Murton in County Durham. To commemorate the award of the VC, a special stone was unveiled at the McNally Memorial beside the Cenotaph in Murton. Photos of the McNally Memorial are attached. Also shown are photos of an exhibition in the Murton Community Centre in which all of William McNally's medals were on display. You can read more about this soldier of the Yorkshire Regiment on the Yorkshire Regiment Remembrance website, http://www.ww1-yorkshires.org.uk/%e2%80%a6/sold%e2%80%a6/mcnally-william.htm" rel="noreferrer nofollow">www.ww1-yorkshires.org.uk/%e2%80%a6/sold%e2%80%a6/mcnally... William McNally's medals, shown, are;- The Victoria Cross - the Military Medal and bar - the 1915 Star - the British War Medal - the Victory Medal - the George VI Coronation Medal - the Elizabeth II Coronation Medal - the Defence Medal.
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    The Grey Panther
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    Flickr (Flickr)
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    What does this mean? Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License
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    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/12002809@N00/45564854442/
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 months ago
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    Picture Taken: 2018-10-28T12:01:13
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