Medal found af­ter 50yrs

Daily Mirror (Northern Ireland) - - WATTS THE GOSS -

THE fam­ily of a lad who died in the First World War have been re­united with his medal lost 50 years ago.

En­nie Clarke, 19, was killed in France while serv­ing with the Duke of Welling­ton’s Reg­i­ment.

His fam­ily from Skip­ton, North Yorks, lost his medal on a day out in the 1970s.

En­nie’s great-niece Carol Ayr­ton put out an ap­peal on a com­mu­nity web­site and got a re­sponse from a man liv­ing 400 yards away who found it aged 10.

She said: “It’s a mir­a­cle.”

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