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VC756   Thomas Alfred Jones

Name   Thomas Alfred Jones   No.   11000   

VC Issue No.   756   Awards   VC   DCM

Regiment   Cheshire Regiment, 1st Battalion


Now   1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   39 Princess Street, Runcorn, Cheshire, England

Place Of Death   Victoria Memorial Hospital, Runcorn, Cheshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Runcorn Cemetery, Greenway Road, Cheshire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   3 February 1956

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section 11, family plot

Gazetted   26 October 1916

VC Presented   18 November 1916 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Runcorn Cemetery, Greenway Road, Cheshire, England

P  Memorial Stone In Floor,  Chester Cathedral, Cheshire

Memorial Plaque, Cheshire Military Museum, Chester Castle, Cheshire

P  Named On Victoria Cross Memorial, Victoria Park, Halton, Runcorn, Cheshire

P  Named On Victoria Cross Memorial, Halton British Legion, Runcorn, Cheshire

Statue, Memorial Gardens, Runcorn, Cheshire

Road, Thomas Jones Way, Runcorn, Cheshire

By The Way…

His headstone was renovated in 1986

VC Held By

Cheshire Regiment Museum, The Castle, Chester, Cheshire, England



VC 755 VC 757
VC 755
VC 757

The First World War

BORN   25 December 1880

DIED   30 January 1956   AGE   75

VC Won   25 September 1916   AGE   35

Place VC Won   Morval, Somme, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1916

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