Sergeant Thomas Mottershead VC DCM - 20th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN: FRANCE

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( L TO M )

Name Arthur Moore,
LASCELLES
Okill Massey,
LEARMONTH
Frank,
LESTER
Stewart Walker,
LOUDON-SHAND
Rank Captain Major Private Major
Force 3rd Bn, Durham Light Infantry 2nd Bn ( Eastern Ontario Regiment ), CEF 10th Bn, Lancashire Fusiliers 10th Bn, Yorkshire Regiment
VC won Masnieres, France,
3 December 1917
East of Loos, France,
18 August 1917
Neuvilly, France,
12 October 1918
Fricourt, Somme, France,
1 July 1916
London Gaz 11 January 1918 8 November 1917 14 December 1918 9 September 1916
Born Streatham, London,
12 October 1880
Quebec City,
22 February 1894
Liverpool,
18 February 1896
Ceylon ( Sri Lanka ),
8 October 1879
Died 7 November 1918,
Limont, France
19 August 1917,
In Hospital, Loos, France
12 October 1918,
Neuvilly, France
1 July 1916,
Fricourt, Somme, France
Grave Doulers Communal Cemetery Extension Noeux-les-Mines Cemetery Neuvilly Communal Cemetery Extension Norfolk Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt
Location
of VC
Durham Light Infantry Museum, Durham Governor General's Footguards Museum, Ottawa Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks MC MC None None

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( L TO M )

Name Frederick William,
LUMSDEN
John,
MACKENZIE
Donald,
MACKINTOSH
Robert,
MACTIER
Rank Brigadier General Major Leiutenant Private
Force Royal Marine Artillery Seaforth Highlanders
att'd West African Field Force
3rd Bn, Seaforth Highlanders 23rd Bn, AIF
VC won Francilly, France,
3 - 4 April 1917
Dompoassi, West Africa,
6 June 1900
Fampoux, France,
11 April 1917
Mont St Quentin, France,
1 September 1918
London Gaz 8 June 1917 15 January 1901 8 June 1917 14 December 1918
Born Fyzabad, India,
14 December 1872
Contin, Ross-shire,
22 November 1871
Glasgow,
7 February 1896
Tatura, Victoria,
17 May 1890
Died 4 June 1918,
Blairvill, France
17 May 1915,
Cuinchy, France
11 April 1917,
Fampoux, France
1 September 1918,
Mont St Quentin, France
Grave Berles New Military Cemetery, Berles-au-Bois Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy Brown's Copse Cemetery, Rouex Hem Farm Military Cemetery, Hem-Monacu
Location
of VC
Royal Marines Museum, Southsea The Highlanders Museum, Fort George, Ardersier The Highlanders Museum, Fort George, Ardersier Australian War Memorial, Canberra
Remarks CB, DSO & 3 Bars None None None

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( L TO M )

Name James Neville,
MARSHALL
James Thomas Byford,
MCCUDDEN
Hugh,
MCIVER
John,
MCNAMARA
Rank Lieutenant Colonel Major Private Corporal
Force Irish Guards ( Special Reserve )
att'd comd 16th Bn, Lancashire Fusiliers
56 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps 2nd Bn, The Royal Scots 9th Bn, East Surrey Regiment
VC won Catillon, France,
4 November 1918
Flying Services over France,
23 December 1917 - 5 March 1918
Courcelle-le-Compte, France,
23 August 1918
N.W. of Lens, France,
3 September 1918
London Gaz 13 February 1919 2 April 1918 15 November 1918 15 November 1918
Born Manchester,
12 June 1887
Brompton, Kent,
28 March 1895
Linwood, Renfrewshire,
21 June 1890
Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire,
28 October 1887
Died 4 November 1918,
Catillon, France
9 July 1918,
Aux-le-Chateau, Marquise, France *
2 September 1918,
Courcelles, France
16 October 1918,
Solesmes, France
Grave Ors Communal Cemetery Wavans British Cemetery Vraucourt Copse Cemetery, Vaulx Vraucourt Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension
Location
of VC
Irish Guards RHQ, Wellington Barracks, London Royal Engineers Museum, Gillingham The Royal Scots Museum, Edinburgh Castle Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment Museum, Guildford
Remarks MC & Bar DSO & Bar, MC & Bar, MM
* Died in a flying accident
MM & Bar None

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( L TO M )

Name James,
MCPHIE
John,
MEIKLE
James,
MILLER
Walter,
MILLS
Rank Corporal Sergeant Private Private
Force 416th Field Coy, Corps of Royal Engineers 4th Bn, Seaforth Highlanders 7th Bn, King's Own ( Royal Lancster ) Regiment 10th Bn, Manchester Regiment
VC won Aubencheul-au-Bac, France,
14 October 1918
Marfaux, France,
20 July 1918
Bazentin, Somme, France,
30 - 31 July 1916
Givenchy, France,
10 - 11 December 1917
London Gaz 31 January 1919 16 September 1918 9 september 1916 13 February 1918
Born Edinburgh,
18 December 1894
Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire,
11 September 1898
Houghton, Lancashire,
13 March 1890
Oldham, Lancashire,
20 June 1894
Died 14 October 1918,
Canal de la Sensee, France
20 July 1918,
Marfaux, France
31 July 1916,
Bazentin-le-Petit, France
11 December 1917,
Givenchy, France
Grave Naves Communal Cemetery Extension Marfaux British Cemetery Dartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt Gorre British Cemetery, Beuvry
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
The Dingwall Museum, Ross-shire King's Own ( Royal Lancaster ) Regiment Museum, Lancaster Not publicly held
Remarks None MM None None

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( L TO M )

Name Herbert Garnet Bedford,
MINER
George Raymond Dallas,
MOOR
Thomas,
MOTTERSHEAD
Andrew Charles,
MYNARKSI
Rank Corporal Lieutenant Sergeant Pilot Officer
Force 58th Bn, CEF 2nd Bn, Hampshire Regiment 20 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps 419 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force
VC won Demuin, France,
8 August 1918
South of Krithia, Gallipoli, Turkey,
5 June 1915
Ploegsteert, Belgium,
7 January 1917
Over Cambrai, France
12 June 1944
London Gaz 26 October 1918 24 July 1915 12 February 1917 11 October 1946
Born Cedar Springs, Ontario,
24 June 1891
St Kilda, Victoria,
22 October 1896
Widnes, Lancashire,
17 January 1892
Winnipeg, Manitoba,
14 October 1916
Died 8 August 1918,
Demuin, France
3 November 1918,
Mouveaux, France *
12 January 1917,
In hospital, Bailleul, France
13 June 1944,
Near Cambrai, France
Grave Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-sur-Somme 'Y' Farm Military Cemetery, Bois-Grenier Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension Meharicourt Communal Cemetery
Location
of VC
Huron County Museum, Goderich, Ontario Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum, Winchester Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Air Command HQ Heritage Museum, Westwin, Winnipeg
Remarks None MC & Bar
* Died of Spanish influenza
DCM None

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