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VC1246    Arthur Louis Aaron

Name   Arthur Louis Aaron    No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1246   Awards   VC    DFM

Regiment   Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, No. 218 Squadron

Later    

Now   

Rank VC Won    Acting Flight Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Acting Flight Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Gledhow, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England

Place Of Death   Bone Airfield Hospital, Tunisia

Buried/Location Ashes   Bone War Cemetery, 150 miles west of Tunis, Tunisia

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)     Plot/Grave no.   Plot II, Row B, Grave 3

Gazetted    5 November 1943

VC Presented   25 February 1944, King George V, Buckingham Palace, London, England

Memorials

Headstone, Bone War Cemetery, 150 miles west of Tunis, Tunisia

P  Memorial Plaque, St Mary's Church, Bexwell, Norfolk

Memorial Plaque, by War Memorial, Downham Market, Norfolk

P  Statue, Eastgate Roundabout, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Memorial Plaque, Main Hall, Roundhay School, Leeds, West Yorkshire

P  Named on VC RAF Memorial at St Clement Dane's Church, Aldwych, London

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, The Headrow Leeds, West Yorkshire

P  Memorial Plaque, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Aaron Close, Wilford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

P  Aaron Close, Canford, Bournemouth, Dorset


By The Way…



VC Held By

Leeds City Museum & Art Gallery, Leeds, Yorkshire, England

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BORN    5 March 1922

DIED   13 August 1943  AGE    21

VC Won   12 August 1943   AGE   21

Place VC Won   Turin, Italy

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War