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Malvern Priory War Memorial

I visited Malvern Priory on 13 September 2019 and took the following images of the War Memorial inside. The memorial may be described as :“Large wall-mounted stone tablet is flanked by stone figures of Mary with Child and crown (left) … Continue reading

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George Leslie Drewry VC

George Leslie Drewry (03/11/1894 – 02/08/1918) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions  at V Beach in the Landing at Cape Helles, during the Gallipoli Campaign. on  25 April 1915. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 13 August 1915, Supplement: 29264, … Continue reading

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Alexander Young VC

Alexander Young (27/01/1873 – 19/10/1916) Was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Anglo Boer War at Ruiters Kraal in 1901. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 8 November 1901, Issue: 27373, Page: 7221, reads: “Sergeant – Major Alexander … Continue reading

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Lewis Pugh Evans VC

Lewis Pugh Evans (03/01/1881 – 30/11/1962) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions near Zonnebek in Belgium during the First World War whilst in command of the 1st Battalion, The Lincolnshire Regiment. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of … Continue reading

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Alfred Joseph Knight VC. MBE

Alfred Joseph Knight (24/08/1888 – 04/12/1960 was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at Alberta Section, Ypres, Belgium, during the First World War. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 6 November 1917, Supplement: 30372, Page: 11568, reads: “No. 370995 Sjt. Alfred … Continue reading

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Alfred Wilcox VC.

Alfred Wilcox (16/12/1884 – 30/03/1954) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the First World War. The Citation reads: “On 12 September 1918 near Laventie, France, when his company was held up by enemy machine-gun fire at short range, … Continue reading

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Arthur Vickers VC.

Arthur “Titch” Vickers (02/02/1882 – 27/07/1944) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during  the First World War in September 1915 at Hulloch, France. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 16 November 1915 Supplement: 29371 Page: 11450 reads: “3719 Private Arthur … Continue reading

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George Onions VC.

George Onions (02/03/1883 – 02/04/1944) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the First World War in 1918. The Citation reads: “On 22 August 1918 south of Achiet-le-Petit, France, Lance-Corporal Onions, having been sent out with one man to … Continue reading

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Charles George Bonner VC. DSC.

Charles George Bonner (29/12/1884 – 07/02/1951) was awarded the Victoria Cross for during the First World War. The Awarding of the VC was  recorded in the London Gazette of 30 October 1917, Supplement: 30363, Page: 11315 and the Citation reads: “On 8 August 1917 in the … Continue reading

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Reginald Warneford VC.

Reginald Warneford was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the First World War The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 11 June 1915, Issue: 29189, Page: 5635, reads: “The KING has been graciously pleased to approve of the grant … Continue reading

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