"THE BIRMINGHAM VCs"
"TEN HEROES - ONE CITY AT WAR"
Compiled and Edited by: RICHARD BOOT OBE DL
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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.
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