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VC1309    Henry Eric Harden

Name   Henry Eric Harden    No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1309   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Royal Army Medical Corps attached to 45 Royal Marine Commando



Rank VC Won   Lance-Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Lance-Corporal

Place Of Birth   Northfleet, Kent, England

Place Of Death   Montforterbeek River, Brachterbeek, Holland

Buried/Location Ashes    Nederweert War Cemetery, Holland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone    Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   Plot IV, Row E, Grave 13

Gazetted    8 March 1945

VC Presented   19 December 1945, Viceroy Lord Wavell, Red Fort, New Delhi, India


P  Headstone, Nederweert War Cemetery, Holland

P  Named on Family Headstone, Northfleet Cemetery, Kent

P  Memorials on Bridge near Site of Action, Monforterbeek River, Brachterbeek, Holland

Memorial in fields near Site of Death, Brachterbeek, Holland

P  Memorial Plaque, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Named on Commando Memorial,   National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Named on Mediacal VC Honours Board, Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Surrey

Harden Barracks, Catterick Camp, North Yorkshire

P  Plaque, 44 Factory Road, Northfleet, Kent  Eric Harden VC Memorial Hall, 141 Hall Road, Northfleet, Kent

P  Picture, All Saints Church, Perry Street, Kent

P  Henry Hardenstraat, Nederweert, Holland

P  Harden Road, Northfleet, Kent

P  Harden Gardens, Northfleet, Kent

By The Way…

VC Held By

Royal Army Medical Corps Museum, Keogh Barracks, Mytchett Place Road, Ash Vale, Aldershot, Hampshire, England



VC 1308 VC 1310
VC 1308
VC 1310

BORN    23 February 1912

DIED   23 January 1945   AGE    32

VC Won  23 January 1945  AGE   32

Place VC Won   Montforterbeek River, Brachterbeek, Holland

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War

VC Ephemera