Corporal Kenneth Horsfield GC of the Manchester Regiment was posthumously awarded the George Cross for '...most conspicuous gallantry' shown in attempting to rescue a comrade trapped and injured by an explosion in Italy in 1945. He enlisted in 1939 and also served in North Africa. He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

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  • Corporal Kenneth Horsfield GC of the Manchester Regiment was posthumously awarded the George Cross for '...most conspicuous gallantry' shown in attempting to rescue a comrade trapped and injured by an explosion in Italy in 1945. He enlisted in 1939 and also served in North Africa. He is buried in Bari War Cemetery. (en)
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  • 1920-9-30
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  • 1944-8-18
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  • Highly decorated war hero who sacrificed his life in an attempt to save colleagues. (en)
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  • Corporal Kenneth Horsfield GC of the Manchester Regiment was posthumously awarded the George Cross for '...most conspicuous gallantry' shown in attempting to rescue a comrade trapped and injured by an explosion in Italy in 1945. He enlisted in 1939 and also served in North Africa. He is buried in Bari War Cemetery. (en)
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