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GRAVE LOCATION FOR HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN THE CITY OF : MANCHESTER

Name John Alexander,
CHRISTIE
Harry George,
CRANDON
Robert,
HAWTHORNE
William,
JONES
Rank Lance-Corporal Corporal Bugler Private
Force 1/11th ( County of London ) Bn
London Regiment ( Finsbury Rifles )
18th Hussars, ( Queen Mary's Own ) 52nd Regiment
( Oxfordshire & Bucks Light Infantry )
24th Regiment
( South Wales Borderers )
VC won Fejja, Palestine,
21-22 December 1917
Springbok Laagte, 2nd Boer War,
4 July 1901
Kashmir Gate, Delhi, Indian Mutiny,
14 September 1857
Rorke's Drift, Natal,
22-23 January 1879
London Gaz 27 February 1918 18 October 1901 27 April 1858 2 May 1879
Born Edmonton, N London,
14 May 1895
Wells, Somerset,
12 February 1874
Maghera, N Ireland,
1822
Evesham, Worcestershire,
1839
Died 10 September 1967,
Stockport
2 January 1953,
Manchester
2 February 1879,
Manchester
15 April 1913,
Manchester
Grave Stockport Crematorium Swinton Cemetery, Manchester Ardwick Cemetery, Manchester
( grave now unmarked )
Philips Park Cemetery, Manchester
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Not publicly held Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester South Wales Borderers Museum, Brecon
Remarks None None None None

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TABLE-2 : MANCHESTER

Name Henry,
KELLY
William,
NORMAN
John,
PRETTYJOHN
John,
READITT
Rank Major Corporal Colour-Sergeant Sergeant
Force 10th Bn The Duke of Wellington's
( West Riding ) Regiment
7th Regiment
( Royal Fusiliers )
Royal Marine Light Infantry 6th Bn The South Lancashire Regiment
VC won Le Sars, Somme, France,
4 October 1916
Sebastopol, Crimea,
19 December 1854
Inkermann, Crimea,
5 November 1854
Alqayat-al-Gaharbigah Bend, Mesopotamia,
25 February 1917
London Gaz 25 October 1916 24 February 1857 24 February 1857 5 July 1917
Born Manchester,
10 July 1887
Warrington, Lancashire,
1832
Dean Prior, Devon,
11 June 1823
Manchester,
19 January 1897
Died 18 January 1960,
Prestwich
13 March 1896,
Salford
20 January 1887,
Manchester
9 June 1964,
Manchester
Grave Southern Cemetery, Manchester Weaste Cemetery, Salford
( common grave - not marked )
Southern Cemetery, Manchester Gorton Cemetery, Manchester
Location
of VC
Duke of Wellington's Regiment Museum, Halifax Royal Fusiliers Museum, Tower of London Royal Marine Museum, Southsea Not publicly held
Remarks MC & Bar None None None

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TABLE-3 : MANCHESTER

Name George,
STRINGER
John,
THOMAS
Jack,
WHITE
Alfred Robert,
WILKINSON
Rank Private Sergeant Lance-Corporal Lieutenant
Force 1st Bn The Manchester Regiment 2/5th Bn The North Staffordshire Regiment 6th Bn The King's Own ( Royal Lancaster ) Regiment 1/5th Bn The Manchester Regiment
VC won Es Sinn, Mesopotamia,
8 March 1916
Fontaine, France,
30 November 1917
Dialah River, Mesopotamia,
7-8 March 1917
Marou, France,
20 October 1918
London Gaz 5 August 1916 13 February 1918 27 June 1917 6 January 1919
Born Manchester,
24 January 1889
Manchester,
10 May 1886
Leeds,
23 December 1896
Leigh,
5 December 1896
Died 10 November 1957,
Oldham
28 February 1954,
Stockport
27 November 1949,
Manchester
18 October 1940,
Bickershaw Colliery, Leigh
(mining accident)
Grave Philips Park Cemetery, Manchester Stockport Borough Cemetery, Manchester Jewish Cemetery, Blackley, Manchester Leigh Borough Cemetery
Location
of VC
Manchester Regiment Museum, Ashton-under-Lyne Not publicly held Not publicly held Not publicly held
Remarks None None None None

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TABLE-4 : MANCHESTER

Name Wilfred,
WOOD



Rank Private


Force 10th Bn The Northumberland Fusiliers


VC won Casa Vana, Italy,
28 October 1918



London Gaz 27 November 1918


Born Stockport,
2 February 1897



Died 3 January 1982,
Stockport



Grave Stockport Crematorium


Location
of VC
Not publicly held


Remarks None


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