Lance Corporal Leonard Keyworth VC - 24th ( County of London ) Bn, The London Regiment ( The Queen's ) T.F.


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN: FRANCE

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( F TO K )

Name Gordon Muriel,
FLOWERDEW
Samuel,
FORSYTH
Alfred Edward,
GABY
Albert,
GILL
Rank Lieutenant Sergeant Lieutenant Sergeant
Force Lord Strathcona's Horse, CEF New Zealand Engineers
att'd 2nd Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment
28th Bn, AIF 1st Bn, King's Royal Rifle Corps
VC won Bois de Moreuil, France,
30 March 1918
Grevillers, France,
24 August 1918
Villers-Bretonneux, France,
8 August 1918
Delville Wood, France,
27 July 1916
London Gaz 24 April 1918 22 October 1918 30 October 1918 26 October 1916
Born Scole, Norfolk,
2 January 1885
Wellington,
3 April 1891
Scottsdale, Tasmania,
25 January 1892
Birmingham,
8 September 1879
Died 31 March 1918,
Bois de Moreuil, France
24 August 1918,
Grevillers, France
11 August 1918,
Villers-Bretonneux, France
27 July 1916,
Delville Wood, France
Grave Namps-au-Val British Cemetery Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont & Pys Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Tasmanian Museum, Hobart Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks None None None None

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( F TO K )

Name John Edmund,
GOUGH
John Leslie,
GREEN
Theodore Bayley,
HARDY
Thomas James,
HARRIS
Rank Brigadier General Captain The Reverend Sergeant
Force The Rifle Brigade Royal Army Medical Corps
att'd 5th Bn, Sherwood Foresters
Chaplain to the Forces, 4th Class
att'd 9th Bn, Lincolnshire Regiment
6th Bn, Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment
VC won Daratoleh, Somaliland,
22 April 1903
Foncquevillers, France,
1 July 1916
Bucquoy, France,
5, 25 & 27 April 1918
Moriancourt, France,
9 August 1918
London Gaz 15 January 1904 5 August 1916 11 July 1918 22 October 1918
Born Muree, India ( Pakistan ),
25 October 1871
Buckden, Huntingdonshire,
4 December 1888
Exeter, Devon,
20 October 1863
Halling, Kent,
30 January 1892
Died 22 February 1915,
Estaires, France
1 July 1916,
Foncquevillers, France
18 October 1918,
In Hospital, Rouen, France
9 August 1918,
Moriancourt, France
Grave Estaires Communal Cemetery Foncquevillers Military Cemetery St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Location
of VC
Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester Army Medical Services Museum, Mytchett Museum of Army Chaplaincy, Amport, Nr Andover Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment Museum, Maidstone
Remarks KCB, CMG None DSO, MC MM

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( F TO K )

Name Arthur,
HENDERSON
William Edgar,
HOLMES
Samuel Lewis,
HONEY
Harold,
JACKSON
Rank Captain Guardsman Lieutenant Sergeant
Force 4th Bn, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 2nd Bn, Grenadier Guards 78th Bn ( Winnipeg Grenadiers ), CEF 7th Bn, East Yorkshire Regiment
VC won Fontaine-les-Croisilles, France,
23 April 1917
Cattenieres, France,
9 October 1918
Bourlon Wood, France,
27 September 1918
Hermies, France,
22 March 1918
London Gaz 5 July 1917 26 December 1918 6 January 1919 8 May 1918
Born Paisley, Renfrewshire,
6 May 1893
Wood Stanway, Gloucestershire,
26 June 1895
Conn, Ontario,
9 February 1894
Kirton, Lincolnshire,
31 May 1892
Died 24 April 1917,
Fontaine-les-Croisilles, France
9 October 1918,
Cattenieres, France
30 September 1918,
Bourlon Wood, France
24 August 1918,
Thiepval, Somme, France
Grave Cojeul British Cemetery, St Martin-sur-Cojeul Carnieres Communal Cemetery Extension Queant Communal Cemetery AIF Burial Ground, Glas Lane, Flers
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Grenadier Guards RHQ, Wellington Barracks, London Canadian War Museum, Ottawa Not publicly held
Remarks MC None DCM, MM None

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( F TO K )

Name Thomas Norman,
JACKSON
David,
JONES
Joseph,
KAEBLE
Leonard James,
KEYWORTH
Rank Lance Corporal Sergeant Corporal Corporal
Force 1st Bn, Coldstream Guards 12th Bn, King's ( Liverpool ) Regiment 22nd Bn ( Canadien Francais ), CEF 24th ( County of London ) Bn, The London Regiment
VC won Graincourt, France,
27 September 1918
Guillemont, Somme, France,
3 September 1916
Neuville-Vitasse, France,
8 - 9 June 1918
Givenchy, France,
25 - 26 May 1915
London Gaz 27 November 1918 26 October 1916 16 September 1918 3 July 1915
Born Swinton, Yorkshire,
11 February 1897
Liverpool,
10 January 1891
St Moise, Quebec,
5 May 1893
Lincoln, Lincolnshire,
12 April 1893
Died 27 September 1918,
Graincourt, France
7 October 1916,
Guedecourt, Somme, France
9 June 1918,
Neuville-Vitasse, France
19 October 1915,
In Hospital, Abbeville, France
Grave Sanders Keep Military Cemetery, Graincourt-les-Havrincourt
( image courtesy D. Stout, EFIAP )
Bancourt British Cemetery Wanquetin Communal Cemetery Extension Abbeville Communal Cemetery
Location
of VC
Coldstream Guards RHQ, Wellington Barracks, London Museum of Liverpool Royal 22e Regiment Museum, Quebec City Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment Museum, Guildford
Remarks None None MM None

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( F TO K )

Name Arthur Forbes Gordon,
KILBY
James,
KIRK
Arthur George,
KNIGHT

Rank Captain 2nd Lieutenant Sergeant
Force 2nd Bn, South Staffordshire Regiment 10th Bn ( att'd 2nd Bn ), Manchester Regiment 10th Bn ( Canadians ), CEF
VC won Cuinchy, France,
25 September 1915
Oise Canal, Ors, France,
4 November 1918
Cagnicourt, France,
2 September 1918

London Gaz 30 March 1916 6 January 1919 15 November 1918
Born Cheltenham, Gloucestershire,
3 February 1885
Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire,
27 January 1897
Haywards Heath, West Sussex,
26 June 1886

Died 25 September 1915,
La Basse Canal, France
4 November 1918,
Oise Canal, Ors, France
3 September 1918,
In Hospital, Hendescourt, France

Grave Arras Road Cemetery, Roclincourt Ors Communal Cemetery Dominion Cemetery, Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Galllery
Imperial War Museum, London
Military Medal Museum, San Jose, California Glenbow Museum, Calgary
Remarks MC None None

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