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VC1008   Joel Halliwell

Name   Joel Halliwell   No.   9860   

VC Issue No.   1008   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Lancashire Fusiliers, 11th (Service) Battalion


Now   Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Rank VC Won    Lance-Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Lance-Corporal

Place Of Birth   3 Parkfield, Middleton, near Manchester, Lancashire, England

Place Of Death   Oldham General Hospital, Lancashire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Boarshaw Cemetery, Middleton, near Manchester, Lancashire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Section D, Grave 1068

Gazetted   25 July 1918

VC Presented   11 September 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Boarshaw Cemetery, Middleton, near Manchester, Lancashire, England

P  Memorial Plaque,  Wall of Boarshaw Cemetery Chapel, Middleton, Gtr Manchester

Lance Corporal Joel Halliwell Way (formrley Corperation Street), Middeleton, Gtr Manchester

By The Way…

A new Headstone was erected in 2011.

VC Held By

Lancashire Fusiliers Museum, Wellington Barracks, Bury, Lancashire, England



VC 1007 VC 1009
VC 1007
VC 1009

BORN   29 December 1881

DIED   14 June 1958  AGE   76

VC Won   27 May 1918   AGE   36

Place VC Won   Muscourt, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War