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VC1050    Henry Weale

Name   Henry Weale   No.   915 & 5046   

VC Issue No.   1050   Awards   VC     

Regiment   Royal Welch Fusiliers, 14th Battalion

Later   

Now   1st Battalion, The Royal Welsh

Rank VC Won   Lance-Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Nine Houses, Shotton, Clywd, Wales

Place Of Death   At his son's home, Rhyl, Clwyd, Wales

Buried/Location Ashes   Maeshyfryd Cemetery, Dyserth Road, Rhyl, Clywd, Wales

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Section 10, (front row), Grave 4829

Gazetted   15 November 1918

VC Presented   1 March 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England

Memorials

P  Headstone, Maeshyfryd Cemetery, Dyserth Road, Rhyl, Clwyd, Wales

P  Harry Weale Memorial Gardens, Shotten, Clywd, Wales

P  Weale Court, Barracks Field estate,  Hightown, Wrexham,  Wales


By The Way…

The mascot of The Royal Welsh, is Fusilier Llywelyn, formerly of the Royal Herd of Great Orme


VC Held By

Regimental Museum of the Royal Welch Fusiliers, The Queen's Tower, Caernarfon Castle, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales

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BORN   2 October 1897

DIED   13 January 1959  AGE   61

VC Won   26 August 1918   AGE   20

Place VC Won  Banzentin-le-Grand, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War