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VC1296    John William Harper

Name   John William Harper    No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1296   Awards   VC   

Regiment   York & Lancaster Regiment, 4th (Hallamshire) Battalion

Later    

Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Corporal

Place Of Birth   Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England

Place Of Death   Depot de Mendicite, Antwerp, Belgium

Buried/Location Ashes    Leopoldsburg War Cemetery, 12 miles north of Hasselt, Belgium, Limburg

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone    Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   Plot V, Row B, Grave 15

Gazetted    2 January 1945

VC Presented   No Presentation

Memorials

P  Headstone, Leopoldsburg War Cemetery, 12 miles north of Hasselt, Belgium, Limburg

P  Named on War Memorial, Hatfield Woodhouse, Nr Doncaster, South Yorkshire

P  Memorial next to War Memorial, Hatfield Woodhouse, Nr Doncaster, South Yorkshire

P  Memorial Window, Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School, Hatfield Woodhouse,Nr Doncaster, South Yorkshire

P  War Memorial, Primary School, Hatfield Woodhouse, Nr Doncaster, South Yorkshire

P  Memorial Stone, Site of Action, Mendicitie, Merkplas, Turnhout, Belguim

War Memorial, Thorne, South Yorkshire

War Memorial, St Nicholas Parish Church, Stonegate, Thorne, South Yorkshire

Harper Building Sixth Form Centre, Ashill Academy, Hatfield, South Yorkshire

P  Memorial Seat in Chapel of St George, Regimental Chapel of York & Lancaster Regiment, Sheffield Cathedral, South Yorkshire


By The Way…




VC Held By

York & Lancaster Regiment Museum, Walker Place, Rotherham, Yorkshire, England

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BORN    6 August 1915

DIED   29 September 1944   AGE    28

VC Won  29 September 1944  AGE   28

Place VC Won   Depot de Mendicite, Antwerp, Belgium

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War