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


EAST YORKSHIRE NORTH YORKSHIRE SOUTH YORKSHIRE WEST YORKSHIRE

TABLE-1 : EAST YORKSHIRE

Name John,
CUNNINGHAM
George,
SYMONS


Rank Private Captain

Force 12th (S) Bn The East Yorkshire Regiment Royal Regiment of Artillery

VC won France,
13 November 1916
Crimea,
18 October 1854


London Gaz 13 January 1917 1 December 1857

Born Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire,
28 June 1897
South Hill, Cornwall,
18 March 1826


Died 21 February 1941,
Kingston-upon-Hull
18 November 1871,
Bridlington


Grave Western Cemetery, Hull Burlington Priory Churchyard
(No headstone - ground cleared)


Location
of VC
Prince of Wales's Regiment Museum, York RHQ RCT / RASC Officers' Mess, Camberley

Remarks None None

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TABLE-2 : NORTH YORKSHIRE

Name Frederick William,
HEDGES
Alan Richard,
HILL-WALKER
Thomas,
WILKINSON

Rank T/Lieutenant Major Bombardier
Force The Bedfordshire Regiment
attd 6th Bn The Northamptonshire Regiment
The Northamptonshire Regiment Royal Marine Artillery
VC won France,
24 October 1918
First Boer War,
28 January 1881
Crimea,
7 June 1855

London Gaz 31 January 1919 14 March 1882 24 February 1857
Born Umballa, India,
6 June 1886
Northallerton,
12 July 1859
York,
1831

Died 29 May 1954,
Harrogate
21 April 1944,
Thirsk
22 September 1887,
York

Grave Stonefall Crematorium, Harrogate Maunby Churchyard York Cemetery
Location
of VC
Bedfordshire Regiment Museum, Luton Not publicly held Royal Marine Museum, Southsea
Remarks None None None

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TABLE-3 : SOUTH YORKSHIRE

Name Thomas,
BRYAN
Geoge William,
CHAFER
James,
FIRTH
Gilbert Stuart Martin,
INSALL
Rank Lance-Corporal Private Sergeant Group-Captain
Force 25th (S) Bn The Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Bn The East Yorkshire Regiment The Duke of Wellington's Regiment 11 Squadron Royal Flying Corps
VC won France,
9 April 1917
France,
3-4 June 1916
Boer War,
24 February 1900
Over France,
7 November 1915
London Gaz 8 June 1917 4 August 1916 11 June 1901 22 December 1915
Born Stourbridge, Worcestershire,
21 January 1882
Bradford,
16 April 1894
Sheffield,
15 January 1874
Paris, France,
14 May 1894
Died 13 October 1945,
Doncaster
1 March 1966,
Bramley
29 May 1921,
Sheffield
17 February 1972,
Scrooby
Grave Arksey Cemetery, Doncaster Rotherham Crematorium Burngreave Cemetery, Sheffield Rose Hill Crematorium, Doncaster
(Nocton Churchyard, Lincolnshire (headstone)
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Prince of Wales's Regiment Museum, York Not publicly held Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon
Remarks None None None MC

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TABLE-4 : SOUTH YORKSHIRE

Name George,
LAMBERT
Arnold,
LOOSEMORE
Arthur Herbert,
PROCTER
Albert Edward
SHEPHERD
Rank Lieutenant Sergeant Private Corporal
Force 84th Regiment
(later The York & Lancaster Regiment)
8th Bn The Duke of Wellington's
(West Riding) Regiment
1/5th Bn The King's (Liverpool) Regiment 12 (S) Bn The King's Royal Rifle Corps
VC won Indian Mutiny,
- 29 July at Onao
- 16 August at Bithoor
- 25 September at Lucknow Residency 1857
Belgium,
11 August 1917
France,
4 June 1916
France,
20 November 1917
London Gaz 18 June 1858 14 September 1917 5 August 1916 13 February 1918
Born Market Hill, Co Armagh,
16 December 1819
Sheffield,
7 June 1896
Bootle, Lancashire,
11 August 1890
Royston,
11 January 1897
Died 10 February 1860,
Hillesborough Barracks, Sheffield
10 April 1924,
Stannington
26 January 1973,
Sheffield
23 October 1966,
Royston
Grave Wardsend Cemetery, Sheffield Ecclesall Cemetery, Sheffield City Road Crematorium, Sheffield
(ashes buried All Saints Chapel, Sheffield Cathedral)
Royston Cemetery
Location
of VC
York & Lancaster Regiment Museum, Rotherham Not publicly held King's Regiment Museum, Liverpool Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester
Remarks DCM DCM Later the Reverend Proctor None

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TABLE-5 : SOUTH YORKSHIRE

Name George Henry,
WYATT



Rank Lance-Sergeant


Force 3rd Bn Coldstream Guards


VC won France,
25-26 August 1914



London Gaz 18 November 1915


Born Worcester,
5 September 1886



Died 22 January 1964,
Sprotborough



Grave Cadeby Churchyard


Location
of VC
Not publicly held


Remarks None


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TABLE-6 : WEST YORKSHIRE

Name William Boynton,
BUTLER
Charles Harry,
COVERDALE
Harry,
DANIELS
Wilfred,
EDWARDS
Rank Private Second Lieutenant Lieutenant-Colonel Major
Force 17th Bn The West Yorkshire Regiment
attached 106th T.M. Battery
11th Bn The Manchester Regiment The Rifle Brigade 7th Bn The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
VC won France,
6 August 1917
Belgium,
4 October 1917
France,
12 March 1915
Belgium,
16 August 1917
London Gaz 17 October 1917 18 December 1917 28 April 1915 14 September 1917
Born Leeds,
20 November 1894
Manchester,
21 April 1888
Wymondham, Norfolk,
13 December 1884
Norwich,
16 February 1894
Died 25 March 1972,
Leeds
20 November 1955,
Huddersfield
13 December 1953,
Leeds
2 January 1972,
Leeds
Grave Hunslet Cemetery, Leeds Edgerton Cemetery, Huddersfield Lawnswood Crematorium, Leeds Upper & Lower Wortley Cemetery, Leeds
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Not publicly held Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester York Castle Museum (VC only)
(other medals with KOYLI, Doncaster)
Remarks None MM MC None

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TABLE-7 : WEST YORKSHIRE

Name Joel,
HOLMES
Matthew,
HUGHES
Charles,
HULL
James Joseph,
MAGENNIS
Rank Private Corporal Corporal Acting Leading Seaman
Force 84th Regiment
(later The York & Lancaster Regiment)
7th Regiment
(later The Royal Fusiliers)
21st Lancers
(Empress of India's)
Royal Navy *
VC won Indian Mutiny,
25 September 1857
Crimea,
7 June 1855
North West Frontier, India,
5 September 1915
Jahore Straights, Singapore,
31 July 1945
London Gaz 18 June 1858 24 February 1857 3 March 1916 13 November 1945
Born Halifax,
1821
Bradford,
1822
Harrogate,
24 July 1890
Belfast,
27 October 1919
Died 27 July 1872,
Halifax
9 January 1882,
Bradford
13 February 1953,
Leeds
11 February 1986,
Halifax
Grave All Souls Cemetery, Halifax
(Grave not marked)
Undercliffe Cemetery, Bradford Woodhouse Lane Cemetery, Leeds Nab Wood Crematorium, Shipley
Location
of VC
York & Lancaster Regiment Museum, Rotherham Royal Fusiliers Museum, Tower of London Queen's Royal Lancers Museum, Belvoir Castle Not publicly held
Remarks None None None * HM Midget Submarine XE.3

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TABLE-8 : WEST YORKSHIRE

Name Thomas Harold Broadbent,
MAUFE
Albert,
MOUNTAIN
John William,
ORMSBY
Arthur,
POULTER
Rank Captain Sergeant Sergeant Private
Force 124th Siege Bty, Royal Garrison Artillery 15/17th Bn The West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Bn the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 1/4th Bn The Duke of Wellington's
(West Riding) Regiment
VC won France,
4 June 1917
France,
25 March 1918
France,
14 April 1917
France,
10 April 1918
London Gaz 2 August 1917 7 June 1918 8 June 1917 28 June 1918
Born Ilkley,
6 May 1898
Leeds,
19 April 1895
Dewsbury,
11 January 1881
East Witton,
16 December 1893
Died 28 March 1942,
Ilkley
7 January 1967,
Leeds
20 July 1952,
Dewsbury
29 August 1956,
Leeds
Grave Ilkley Cemetery Lawnswood Crematorium, Leeds Dewsbury Cemetery New Wortley Cemetery, Leeds
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Prince of Wales's Regiment Museum, York King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Museum, Doncaster Duke of Wellington's Regiment Museum, Halifax
Remarks None None None None

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TABLE-9 : WEST YORKSHIRE

Name John Crawshaw,
RAYNES
Richard Kirby,
RIDGEWAY
George,
SANDERS
Ernest,
SYKES
Rank Battery Sergeant-Major Colonel Captain Private
Force 'A' Bty Royal Field Artillery Bengal Staff Corps, and
44th Gurkha Rifles
1/7th Bn The West Yorkshire Regiment 27th (S) Bn The Northumberland Fusiliers
VC won France,
11 October 1915
Konomo, Eastern Frontier, India,
22 November 1879
France,
1 July 1916
France,
19 April 1917
London Gaz 18 November 1915 11 May 1880 9 September 1916 8 June 1917
Born Sheffield,
28 April 1887
Oldcastle, Co Meath, Ireland,
18 August 1848
Leeds,
8 July 1894
Mossley,
4 April 1885
Died 12 November 1929,
Leeds
11 October 1924,
Harrogate
4 April 1950,
Leeds
3 August 1949,
Lockwood
Grave Harehills Cemetery, Leeds Lawnswood Crematorium, Leeds Cottingley Crematorium, Leeds Lockwood Cemetery, Meltham
Location
of VC
Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich Not publicly held Not publicly held Royal Northumberland Fusiliers Museum, Alnwick Castle
Remarks CB CB MC None

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