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VC661   Arthur Vickers

BORN   2 February 1882

DIED   27 July 1944   AGE   62

VC Won   25 September 1915   AGE   33

Place VC Won   Hulloch Quarries, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Arthur Vickers   No.   3719   

VC Issue No.   661   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion


Now   Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   7 The Court, Woodcock Street, Gosta Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Place Of Death   City Hospital, West Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Witton Cemetery, Moor Lane, Witton, Birmingham, West Midlands, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section 161, Common Grave 47760

Gazetted   18 November 1915

VC Presented   5 March 1916 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Witton Cemetery, Moor Lane, Witton, Birmingham, West Midlands, England

P  Plaque at Junction Six Industrial Park, corner of Wyrley Road, Witton, Birmingham, West Midlands

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

By The Way…

A headstone was erected over his unmarked grave in November 2000

VC Held By

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



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