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VC1141    William Amey

Name   William Amey   No.      

VC Issue No.   1141   Awards   VC   MM

Regiment   Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 1/8th Battalion

Later   

Now   Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Rank VC Won    Lance-Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Corporal

Place Of Birth   Duddeston, Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Place Of Death   Warneford Hospital, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Leamington Spa Cemetery, Brunswick Street, Warwickshire, England

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   1 June 1940

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Section 68, Grave 11

Gazetted    31 January 1919

VC Presented   22 February 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England

Memorials

P  Headstone, Leamington Spa Cemetery, Brunswick Street, Warwickshire, England

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, Walk of Heroes, Hall of Memory, Centenary Square, Birmingham, West Midlands

Accommodation Block, Infantry Training Centre Headquarters, Vimy Barracks, Catterick, Yorkshire

Blue Plaque, 13 Willes Road, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire


By The Way…



VC Held By

Royal Warwickshire Regimental Museum, St John's House, Jury Street, Warwick, Warwickshire, England

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BORN   5 March 1881

DIED   28 May 1940   AGE   59

VC Won   4 November 1918    AGE    37

Place VC Won   Landrecies, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War