Sapper William Hackett VC - 254th Tunnelling Company, Corps of Royal Engineers


NAMES OF VICTORIA CROSS HOLDERS ON THE:
PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, BELGIUM

Name William,
HACKETT
James,
MACKENZIE
Thomas Tannatt,
PRYCE

Rank Sapper Private Captain
Force 254th Tunnelling Company
Corps of Royal Engineers
2nd Bn Scots Guards 4th Bn Grenadier Guards
VC won Near Givenchy, Belgium,
22 - 23 June 1916
Rouges Blanc, Belgium,
19 December 1914
Vieux Berquin, Belgium,
11 April 1918

London Gaz 5 August 1916 18 February 1915 22 May 1918
Born Nottingham,
11 June 1873
New Abbey, Kircudbrightshire,
2 April 1884
The Hague,
17 January 1886

Died 27 June 1916,
Near Givenchy, France
19 December 1914,
Rouges Blanc, France
13 April 1918,
Vieux Berquin, France

Grave No known grave
Name on the Ploegsteert Memorial
No known grave
Name on the Ploegsteert Memorial
No known grave
Name on the Ploegsteert Memorial

Location
of VC
Royal Engineers Museum, Gillingham Scots Guards RHQ, Wellington Barracks, London Grenadier Guards RHQ, Wellington Barracks, London
Remarks None None MC & Bar

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