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VC690   George Stringer

BORN   24 January 1889

DIED   10 November 1957   AGE   68

VC Won   8 March 1916   AGE   27

Place VC Won   Es Sinn, Mesopotamia, now Iraq

War/Campaign   First World War 1916

Name   George Stringer   No.   15818   

VC Issue No.   690   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Manchester Regiment, 1st Battalion

Later   Kings Regiment

Now   The Duke of Lancasters Regiment

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Newton Heath, Manchester, Lancashire, England

Place Of Death   Oldham General Hospital, Lancashire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Philips Park Cemetery, Riverpark Road, Manchester, Lancashire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section M, Grave 1826

Gazetted   5 August 1916

VC Presented   21 July 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Philips Park Cemetery, Riverpark Road, Manchester, Lancashire, England

P  Plaque set in a stone, (was on wall of chapel) in Philips Park Cemetery, Manchester, Gtr Manchester

By The Way…

A headstone was erected by The Manchester Regiment Old Comrades Association

VC Held By

Manchester Regiment, The Museum of the Manchesters, Ashton Town Hall, Market Place, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England



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