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

Name James,
CLARKE
John Thomas,
DAVIES
Arthur Walter,
EVANS
William Henry,
GRIMBALDESTON
Rank Sergeant Corporal Sergeant A/Company Quartermaster-Sergeant
Force 15th Bn The Lancashire Fusiliers 11th (S) Bn The South Lancashire Regiment 6th Bn The Lincolnshire Regiment 1st Bn The King's Own Scottish Borderers
VC won Happegarbes, France,
2 November 1918
Eppeville, France,
24 March 1918
Etaing, France,
2 September 1918
Wijdendrift, Belgium,
16 August 1917
London Gaz 6 January 1919 22 May 1918 31 March 1919 14 September 1917
Born Winsford, Cheshire,
6 April 1894
Birkenhead,
29 September 1896
Liverpool,
8 April 1891
Blackburn,
19 September 1889
Died 16 June 1947,
Rochdale
28 October 1955,
St Helens
1 November 1936,
Sydney, Australia
13 August 1959,
Blackburn
Grave Rochdale Cemetery
( headstone erected 1994 )
St Helens Borough Cemetery Park Cemetery, Lytham-St-Annes
( North Stubbs Crematorium, Sydney )
Pleasington Crematorium, Blackburn
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Imperial War Museum, London Not publicly held King's Own Scottish Borderers Museum, Berwick-upon-Tweed
Remarks None None DCM None

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TABLE-2 : LANCASHIRE

Name Joel,
HALLIWELL
Albert,
HALTON
William Edward,
HEATON
John,
HOGAN
Rank Lance-Corporal Private Sergeant Sergeant
Force 11th Bn The Lancashire Fusiliers 1st Bn The King's Own ( Royal Lancaster ) Regiment The King's ( Liverpool ) Regiment 2nd Bn The Manchester Regiment
VC won Muscourt, France,
27 May 1918
Poelcapelle, Belgium,
12 October 1917
Geluk, 2nd Boer War,
23 August 1900
Festubert, France,
29 October 1914
London Gaz 25 July 1918 26 November 1917 18 January 1901 22 December 1914
Born Middleton,
29 December 1881
Carnforth,
1 May 1893
Ormskirk,
1875
Royton,
8 April 1884
Died 14 June 1958,
Oldham
24 July 1971,
Lancaster
5 June 1941,
Southport
6 October 1943,
Oldlham
Grave Boarshaw New Cemetery, Middleton Lancaster & Morcombe Crematorium Ormskirk Parish Churchyard Chadderton Cemetery, Oldham
Location
of VC
Not publicly held King's Own Regiment Museum, Lancaster King's Regiment Museum, Liverpool Oldham Civic Centre
Remarks None None None None

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TABLE-3 : LANCASHIRE

Name Francis Arthur,
JEFFERSON
Richard George,
MASTERS
John,
MOLYNEUX
Anthony,
PALMER
Rank Lance-Corporal Private Sergeant Private
Force 2nd Bn The Lancashire Fusiliers Royal Army Service Corps 2nd Bn The Royal Fusiliers 3rd Bn Grenadier Guards
VC won Monte Cassino, Italy,
16 May 1944
Bethune, France,
9 April 1918
Langemarck, Belgium,
9 October 1917
Inkermann, Crimea,
5 November 1854
London Gaz 13 July 1944 8 May 1918 26 November 1917 24 February 1857
Born Ulverston,
18 August 1921
Birkdale,
23 March 1877
St Helens,
22 November 1890
Brereton Green, Cheshire,
10 March 1819
Died 4 September 1982,
Bolton
4 April 1963,
Southport
25 March 1972,
St Helens
12 December 1892,
Manchester
Grave Overdale Crematorium, Bolton St Cuthbert's Churchyard, Churchtown St Helen's Crematorium Heywood Cemetery, Rochdale
Location
of VC
Not publicly held RHQ RCT / RASC Officers' Mess, Camberley Royal Fusiliers Museum, Tower of London Grenadier Guards RHQ, Wellington Barracks, London
Remarks None None None None

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TABLE-4 : LANCASHIRE

Name James,
PITTS
Thomas,
STEELE
James,
TOWERS
Thomas,
WHITHAM
Rank Corporal Sergeant Private Private
Force The Manchester Regiment 1st Bn The Seaforth Highlanders 2nd Bn The Cameronians 1st Bn Coldstream Guards
VC won Caesar's Camp, Natal, 2nd Boer War,
6 January 1900
Sanna-y-Yat, Mesopotamia,
22 February 1917
Mericourt, France,
6 October 1918
Pilckem, Belgium,
31 July 1917
London Gaz 26 July 1901 8 June 1917 6 January 1919 6 September 1917
Born Blackburn,
26 February 1877
Springhead,
6 February 1891
Broughton,
8 September 1897
Worsthorne,
11 May 1888
Died 18 February 1955,
Blackburn
11 July 1978,
Springhead
24 January 1977,
Preston
22 October 1924,
Oldham
Grave Whalley New Road Cemetery, Blackburn
( headstone erected 1970 )
Hollingwood Crematorium, Oldham Preston Crematorium Inghamite Burial Ground, Nelson
Location
of VC
Manchester Regiment Museum, Ashton-under-Lyne Not publicly held Not publicly held Townley Hall Museum, Burnley
Remarks DCM None None None

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TABLE-5 : LANCASHIRE

Name William,
YOUNG



Rank Private


Force 8th (S) Bn The East Lancashire Regiment


VC won Fonquevillers, France,
22 December 1915



London Gaz 30 March 1916


Born Glasgow,
15 Janaury 1876



Died 27 August 1916,
Aldershot, Hampshire



Grave New Hall Cemetery, Preston


Location
of VC
Queen's Lancashire Regiment Museum, Preston


Remarks None


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