Sergeant Thomas Steele VC - 1st Bn, Seaforth Highlanders


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Name James,
CLARKE
John Thomas,
DAVIES
Arthur Walter,
EVANS
William Henry,
GRIMBALDESTON
Rank Sergeant Corporal Sergeant A / Company Quartermaster-Sergeant
Force 15th Bn, Lancashire Fusiliers 11th Bn, South Lancashire Regiment 6th Bn, Lincolnshire Regiment 1st Bn, King's Own Scottish Borderers
VC won Happegarbes, France,
2 November 1918
Eppeville, France,
24 March 1918
Etaing, France,
2 September 1918
Wijdendrift, Belgium,
16 August 1917
London Gaz 6 January 1919 22 May 1918 31 March 1919 14 September 1917
Born Winsford, Cheshire,
6 April 1894
Birkenhead,
29 September 1895
Liverpool,
8 April 1891
Blackburn,
19 September 1889
Died 16 June 1947,
Rochdale
28 October 1955,
St Helens
1 November 1936,
Sydney, Australia
13 August 1959,
Blackburn
Grave Rochdale Cemetery
( headstone erected 1994 )
St Helens Borough Cemetery Park Cemetery, Lytham-St-Annes
( North Stubbs Crematorium, Sydney )
Pleasington Crematorium, Blackburn
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Not publicly held King's Own Scottish Borderers Museum, Berwick-upon-Tweed
Remarks None None DCM None

LANCASHIRE

Name Joel,
HALLIWELL
Albert,
HALTON
William Edward,
HEATON
John,
HOGAN
Rank Lance Corporal Private Sergeant Sergeant
Force 11th Bn, Lancashire Fusiliers 1st Bn, King's Own ( Royal Lancaster ) Regiment 1st Bn, King's ( Liverpool ) Regiment 2nd Bn, Manchester Regiment
VC won Muscourt, France,
27 May 1918
Poelcapelle, Belgium,
12 October 1917
Geluk, 2nd Boer War,
23 August 1900
Festubert, France,
29 October 1914
London Gaz 25 July 1918 26 November 1917 18 January 1901 22 December 1914
Born Middleton,
29 December 1881
Carnforth,
1 May 1893
Ormskirk,
1875
Royton,
8 April 1884
Died 14 June 1958,
Oldham
24 July 1971,
Lancaster
5 June 1941,
Southport
6 October 1943,
Oldlham
Grave Boarshaw New Cemetery, Middleton Lancaster & Morecambe Crematorium
( Image courtesy Iain MacFarlaine )
Ormskirk Parish Churchyard Chadderton Cemetery, Oldham
Location
of VC
Not publicly held King's Own ( Royal Lancaster ) Regiment Museum, Lancaster King's Regiment Museum, Liverpool Oldham Civic Centre
Remarks None None None None

LANCASHIRE

Name Francis Arthur,
JEFFERSON
Joseph,
LISTER
Richard George,
MASTERS
John,
MOLYNEUX
Rank Lance Corporal Sergeant Private Sergeant
Force 2nd Bn, Lancashire Fusiliers 1st Bn, Lancashire Fusiliers Royal Army Service Corps ( MT ) 2nd Bn, Royal Fusiliers
VC won Monte Cassino, Italy,
16 May 1944
Olga House, Ypres, Belgium,
9 October 1917
Bethune, France,
9 April 1918
Langemarck, Belgium,
9 October 1917
London Gaz 13 July 1944 26 November 1917 8 May 1918 26 November 1917
Born Ulverston, Cumbria,
18 August 1921
Salford,
19 October 1886
Southport,
23 March 1877
St Helens,
22 November 1890
Died 4 September 1982,
Bolton
19 January 1963
Stockport
4 April 1963,
Southport
25 March 1972,
St Helens
Grave Overdale Crematorium, Bolton Willow Grove Cemetery, Reddish St Cuthbert's Churchyard, Southport St Helen's Crematorium
Location
of VC
VC stolen from his mother's house in 1982 Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
HQ RLC Officers' Mess, Camberley Royal Fusiliers Museum, Tower of London
Remarks None None None None

LANCASHIRE

Name Anthony,
PALMER
James,
PITTS
Thomas,
STEELE
James,
TOWERS
Rank Private Corporal Sergeant Private
Force 3rd Bn, Grenadier Guards 1st Bn, Manchester Regiment 1st Bn, Seaforth Highlanders 2nd Bn, Cameronians ( Scottish Rifles )
VC won Inkermann, Crimea,
5 November 1854
Caesar's Camp, Natal, 2nd Boer War,
6 January 1900
Sanna-y-Yat, Mesopotamia,
22 February 1917
Mericourt, France,
6 October 1918
London Gaz 24 February 1857 26 July 1901 8 June 1917 6 January 1919
Born Brereton Green, Cheshire,
10 March 1819
Blackburn,
26 February 1877
Springhead, Saddleworth, West Riding, Yorkshire,
6 February 1891
Broughton,
8 September 1897
Died 12 December 1892,
Crumpsall Hospital, Manchester
18 February 1955,
Blackburn
11 July 1978,
Springhead, Saddleworth, Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council
24 January 1977,
Preston
Grave Heywood Cemetery Whalley New Road Cemetery, Blackburn
( headstone erected 1970 )
St Anne's Churchyard, Lydgate, Oldham
( Hollinwood Crematorium, Oldham )
Preston Crematorium
Location
of VC
Grenadier Guards RHQ, Wellington Barracks, London Manchester Regiment Museum, Ashton-under-Lyne Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Sold at auction
Remarks None None None None

LANCASHIRE

Name Thomas,
WHITHAM
William,
YOUNG


Rank Private Private

Force 1st Bn, Coldstream Guards 8th Bn, East Lancashire Regiment

VC won Pilckem, Belgium,
31 July 1917
Fonquevillers, France,
22 December 1915


London Gaz 6 September 1917 30 March 1916

Born Worsthorne,
11 May 1888
Glasgow,
15 Janaury 1876


Died 22 October 1924,
Oldham
27 August 1916,
Aldershot, Hampshire


Grave Inghamite Burial Ground, Nelson New Hall Cemetery, Preston

Location
of VC
Townley Hall Museum, Burnley Museum of Lancashire, Preston

Remarks None None

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