Compiled and Edited by: RICHARD BOOT OBE DL

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Available through the website: http://www.birminghamvc.co.uk

An account of the ten servicemen from Birmingham who were awarded the Victoria Cross in the First World War and an insight into aspects of life around Birmingham at that time.

  • Corporal WILLIAM AMEY VC - 1 / 8th Bn, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
  • Lieutenant NORMAN FINCH VC - Royal Marines Artillery
  • Sergeant ALBERT GILL VC - 1st Bn, King's Royal Rifle Corps
  • Major HERBERT JAMES VC - 4th Bn, Worcestershire Regiment
  • 2nd Lieutenant ALFRED KNIGHT VC OBE - 2 / 8th ( City of London ) Bn, London Regiment
  • Lieutenant Colonel JAMES MARSHALL VC MC & Bar - Irish Guards ( Commd 10th Bn, Lancashire Fusiliers )
  • Corporal JOSEPH TOMBS VC - 1st Bn, King's ( Liverpool ) Regiment
  • Private THOMAS TURRALL VC - 10th Bn, Worcestershire Regiment
  • Sergeant ARTHUR VICKERS VC - 2nd Bn, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
  • Lance Corporal ALFRED WILCOX VC - 2 / 4th Bn, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry


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Iain Stewart, 20 October 2018