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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


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


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


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

P  Blue Plaque, 13 Willes Road, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

By The Way…

Before the war, he was a chandelier maker

VC Held By

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



VC 1140 VC 1142
VC 1140
VC 1142

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