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GRAVE LOCATION FOR HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN THE COUNTY OF : CLEVELAND

Name Edward,
COOPER
Tom,
DRESSER
Stanley Elton,
HOLLIS
Richard Douglas,
SANDFORD
Rank Major Private Company Sergeant-Major Lieutenant
Force 12th Bn The King's Royal Rifle Corps 7th Bn The Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn The Green Howards
( Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own )
Royal Navy *
VC won Langemarck, Belgium,
16 August 1917
Roeux, France,
12 May 1917
D-Day Landings,
6 June 1944
Zeebrugge, Belgium,
22 - 23 April 1918
London Gaz 14 September 1917 27 June 1917 17 August 1944 23 July 1918
Born Stockton-on-Tees,
4 May 1896
Huby, North Yorkshire,
21 July 1892
Middlesbrough,
21 September 1912
Exmouth, Devon,
11 May 1891
Died 19 August 1985,
Stockton-on-Tees
9 April 1982,
Middlesbrough
8 February 1972,
Liverton Mines
23 November 1918,
Grangetown
Grave Teeside Crematorium, Middlesbrough Thorntree Cemetery, Middlesbrough
( name not on family stone )
Acklam Cemetery, Middlesbrough Eston Cemetery
Location
of VC
Green Dragon Museum, Stockton Green Howards Museum, Richmond Green Howards Museum, Richmond Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth
Remarks None None None * HM Submarine C3

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TABLE-2 : CLEVELAND

Name James Alexander,
SMITH



Rank Private


Force The Border Regiment


VC won Rouges Banc, France,
21 Decemfber 1914



London Gaz 18 February 1915


Born Workington, Cumberland,
5 January 1881



Died 21 May 1968,
Middlesbrough



Grave Acklam Crematorium, Middlesbrough


Location
of VC
Border Regiment Museum, Carlisle


Remarks None


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