Service held to honour only soldier from Hitchin to be awarded the Victoria Cross

A service has been held in Hitchin to honour the only soldier from the town to ever be awarded the Victoria Cross.

Second Lieutenant Frank Young died in 1918 after rescuing a group of his men.

New memorials, remembering recipients of the Victoria Cross in World War One, are being put on display across the country.

  • Watch our tributes to the Victoria Cross heroes of the First World War