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VC725   Thomas George Turrall

BORN   5 July 1885

DIED   21 February 1964   AGE   78

VC Won   3 July 1916   AGE   30

Place VC Won   La Boiselle, Somme, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1916

Name   Thomas George Turrall   No.   20572   

VC Issue No.   725   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Worcestershire Regiment, 10th Battalion

Later   Worcestershire & Sherwood Foresters Regiment

Now   2nd Battalion The Mercian regiment

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   23 Oakley Road, Small Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Place Of Death   Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Robin Hood Cemetery, Olton Road, Solihull, West Midlands, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section A-4 North, Grave 193

Gazetted   9 September 1916

VC Presented   30 December 1916 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Robin Hood Cemetery, Olton Road, Solihull, West Midlands, England

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

By The Way…

On his return to Birmingham after winning his Victoria Cross, he was greeted by the Mayor, Neville Chambelain

VC Held By

Worcestershire Regiment Museum, Worcester City Museum, Foregate Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, England



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