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WW1 VC hero honoured in Middleton

Middleton's only Victoria Cross recipient will be recognised today. Corporation Street will be renamed after Lance Corporal Joel Halliwell, who rescued 10 injured soldiers from no-man's land during the First World War.

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Victoria Cross recipient honoured

Lance Corporal Joel Halliwell Credit: Halliwell family

Middleton's only Victoria Cross recipient will be recognised today, with the unveiling of a street sign in his honour. Corporation Street will be renamed after Lance Corporal Joel Halliwell, who rescued 10 injured soldiers from no-man's land during the First World War.

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