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Albert Mountain
Birth: Apr. 19, 1895
Metropolitan Borough of Leeds
West Yorkshire, England
Death: Jan. 7, 1967
Barkston Ash
Selby District
North Yorkshire, England

World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Leeds, England, he served as a Sergeant in the 17th West Yorkshire Regiment, British Army, On March 23, 1918, Sergeant Mountain was in command of a rifle squad during the Battle of the Somme, in actions at Hamelincourt, France. When the situation was critical, Sergeant Mountain with a party of 10 men attacked an advance enemy patrol of about 200 strong, killing half of them. He then rallied his men against the main body of the enemy, to cover the retirement of the rest of his company. With only four men he held at bay 600 of the enemy for half an hour. Sergeant Mountain later took command of the flank post of the battalion, holding on for 27 hours until the enemy finally surrounded. For most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Victoria Cross on June 7, 1918. He died at age 71 in Leeds, England. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Lawnswood Cemetery
Metropolitan Borough of Leeds
West Yorkshire, England
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Record added: Mar 21, 2006
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Rest in peace old chap.
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