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VC1246    Arthur Louis Aaron

Name   Arthur Louis Aaron    No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1246   Awards   VC    DFM

Regiment   Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, No. 218 Squadron



Rank VC Won    Acting Flight Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Acting Flight Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Gledhow, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England

Place Of Death   Bone Airfield Hospital, Tunisia

Buried/Location Ashes   Bone War Cemetery, 150 miles west of Tunis, Tunisia


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)     Plot/Grave no.   Plot II, Row B, Grave 3

Gazetted    5 November 1943

VC Presented   25 February 1944, King George V, Buckingham Palace, London, England


Headstone, Bone War Cemetery, 150 miles west of Tunis, Tunisia

P  Memorial Plaque, St Mary's Church, Bexwell, Norfolk

P  Memorial Plaque, by War Memorial, Downham Market, Norfolk

P  Statue, Eastgate Roundabout, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Memorial Plaque, Main Hall, Roundhay School, Leeds, West Yorkshire

P  Named on VC RAF Memorial at St Clement Dane's Church, Aldwych, London

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, The Headrow Leeds, West Yorkshire

P  Memorial Plaque, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Aaron Close, Wilford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

P  Aaron Close, Canford, Bournemouth, Dorset

P  International Bomber Command Centre Memorial, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

By The Way…

VC Held By

Leeds City Museum & Art Gallery, Leeds, Yorkshire, England



VC 1245 VC 1247
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BORN    5 March 1922

DIED   13 August 1943  AGE    21

VC Won   12 August 1943   AGE   21

Place VC Won   Turin, Italy

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War