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VC504   Harry George Crandon

BORN   12 February 1874

DIED   2 January 1953   AGE   71

VC Won   4 July 1901   AGE   27

Place VC Won   Springbok Laagle

War/Campaign  The Second Boer War

Name   Harry George Crandon  No.   

VC Issue No.   504   Awards   VC  

Regiment   18th (Queen Mary's Own) Hussars


Now   Light Dragoons

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Corporal

Place Of Birth   Wells, Somerset, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 39 Kingsley Road, Swinton, Manchester, Lancashire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Swinton & Worsley Cemetery, Manchester, Lancashire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   7 January 1953

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   C of E Section A, Grave 3207

Gazetted   18 October 1901

VC Presented   8 June 1902, Commander in Chief South Africa, Lord Kitchener, Pretoria, South Africa


P  Headstone, Swinton & Worsley Cemetery, Manchester, Lancashire, England

P  Crandon Court, Pendlebury, Manchester, Lancashire

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Born Henry George Crandon, always known as Harry

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