Keppoch descendant to be awarded Military Cross

Further to My Nephew Saves His Unit After Bullet In Head, just heard that he is to be awarded Military Cross. First in the family for nearly 100 years. Guess he is cut from the same tartan has his Keppoch ancestors: he’s the great great great great great great great grandson of Alexander MacDonnell XVI of Keppoch killed at Culloden. His great great uncle Norman (Birtwistle) didn’t fare so well in what was probably the last cavalry charge by the British Army, and was Killed In Action. Norman probably didn’t have as much choice as far as his bravery was concerned either.

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