Major Alan Hill-Walker VC - 2nd Bn, Northamptonshire Regiment


GRAVE LOCATION FOR HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN THE COUNTY OF : YORKSHIRE - EAST & NORTH

EAST YORKSHIRE NORTH YORKSHIRE

EAST YORKSHIRE

Name John,
CUNNINGHAM
George,
SYMONS


Rank Private Captain

Force 12th Bn, East Yorkshire Regiment Royal Regiment of Artillery
( later 5th Bn, Military Train )


VC won Hebuterne, Somme, France,
13 November 1916
Sebastopol, Crimea,
6 June 1855


London Gaz 13 January 1917 1 December 1857

Born Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire,
28 June 1897
South Hill, Cornwall,
18 March 1826


Died 21 February 1941,
Kingston-upon-Hull
18 November 1871,
Bridlington


Grave Western Cemetery, Hull Bridlington Priory Churchyard
Headstone erected 26 June 2013
( image courtesy Iain MacFarlaine )


Location
of VC
Prince of Wales' Own Regiment of Yorkshire Museum, York HQ RLC Officers' Mess, Camberley

Remarks None None

NORTH YORKSHIRE

Name Edward,
COOPER
Tom,
DRESSER
Frederick William,
HEDGES
Alan Richard,
HILL-WALKER
Rank Major Private T / Lieutenant Major
Force 12th Bn, King's Royal Rifle Corps 7th Bn, Yorkshire Regiment Bedfordshire Regiment
attd 6th Bn, Northamptonshire Regiment
2nd Bn, Northamptonshire Regiment
VC won Langemarck, Belgium,
16 August 1917
Roeux, France,
12 May 1917
Bousies, France,
24 October 1918
Laing's Nek, 1st Boer War,
28 January 1881
London Gaz 14 September 1917 27 June 1917 31 January 1919 14 March 1882
Born Stockton-on-Tees,
4 May 1896
Huby, near Easingwold,
6 April 1891
Umballa, India,
22 November 1896
Northallerton,
12 July 1859
Died 19 August 1985,
Stockton-on-Tees
9 April 1982,
Middlesbrough
29 May 1954,
Harrogate
21 April 1944,
Thirsk
Grave Teeside Crematorium, Acklam Road, Middlesbrough Thorntree RC Cemetery, Middlesbrough Stonefall Crematorium, Harrogate St Michael and All Angels Churchyard, Maunby
Location
of VC
Preston Hall Museum, Eaglescliffe, Stockton-on-Tees Green Howards Museum, Richmond Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment Museum, Luton Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks None None None None

NORTH YORKSHIRE

Name Stanley Elton,
HOLLIS
Richard Douglas,
SANDFORD
James Alexander,
SMITH
Thomas,
WILKINSON
Rank Company Sergeant Major Lieutenant Private Bombardier
Force 6th Bn, Green Howards Royal Navy
( HM Submarine C-3 )
3rd Bn ( att'd 2nd Bn ), Border Regiment Royal Marine Artillery
VC won Normandy, D-Day Landings,
6 June 1944
Raid on Zeebrugge, Belgium,
22-23 April 1918
Rouges Banc, France,
21 December 1914
Sebastopol, Crimea,
7 June 1855
London Gaz 17 August 1944 23 July 1918 18 February 1915 24 February 1857
Born Middlesbrough,
21 September 1921
The Close, Exeter, Devon,
11 May 1891
Workington, Cumberland,
5 January 1881
York,
1831
Died 8 February 1972,
Loftus, Yorkshire
23 November 1918,
Grangetown, Yorkshire
21 May 1968,
Middlesbrough
22 September 1887,
York
Grave Acklam Cemetery, Middlesbrough Eston Cemetery, Middlesbrough Teeside Crematorium, Acklam Road, Middlesbrough York Cemetery
Location
of VC
Green Howards Museum, Richmond Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, Devon Border Regiment Museum, Carlisle Royal Marine Museum, Southsea
Remarks None None None None

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