Lance Sergeant Tom Mayson VC - 4th Bn, King's Own ( Royal Lancaster ) Regiment


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IN THE COUNTY OF : CUMBRIA

Name Harry,
CHRISTIAN
James,
HEWITSON
Tom Fletcher,
MAYSON
Samuel,
WASSALL
Rank Private Corporal Lance Sergeant Private
Force 2nd Bn, King's Own ( Royal Lancaster ) Regiment 4th Bn, King's Own ( Royal Lancaster ) Regiment 4th Bn, King's Own ( Royal Lancaster ) Regiment 80th Regiment
( South Staffordshire Regiment )
VC won Cuinchy, France,
18 October 1915
Givenchy, France,
26 April 1918
Wieltje, Belgium,
31 July 1917
Isandhlwana, Zululand,
22 January 1879
London Gaz 3 March 1916 28 June 1918 14 September 1917 17 June 1879
Born Pennington, Cumbria,
17 January 1892
Coniston,
15 October 1892
Silecroft,
3 November 1893
Birmingham,
28 July 1856
Died 2 September 1974,
West Cumberland Hospital, Hensingham, Whitehaven
2 March 1963,
Ulverston
21 February 1958,
Barrow-in-Furness
31 January 1927,
Barrow-in-Furness
Grave Egremont Cemetery St Andrew's Churchyard, Coniston
( image courtesty Margaret Dickinson )
St Mary's Churchyard, Whicham Barrow-in-Furness Cemetery
( headstone erected 1985 )
Location
of VC
King's Own ( Royal Lancaster ) Regiment Museum, Lancaster Not publicly held King's Own ( Royal Lancaster ) Regiment Museum, Lancaster Staffordshire Regiment Museum, Lichfield
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