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VC651   Charles Hull

BORN   24 July 1890

DIED   13 February 1953   AGE   62

VC Won   5 September 1915   AGE   25

Place VC Won   Hafiz Kor, N.W.F., India, now Pakistan

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Charles Hull   No.   1053   

VC Issue No.   651   Awards   VC   

Regiment   21st (Empress of India's) Lancers, C Squadron

Later   Queens Royal Lancers

Now   The Royal Lancers

Rank VC Won   Private (Shoeing Smith)

Rank End Of Career   Corporal

Place Of Birth   3 Albert Terrace, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 11 Chapel Place, Leeds, Yorkshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Woodhouse Lane Cemetery, Leeds, Yorkshire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   17 February 1953

Headstone   Unmarked grave   Plot/Grave no.   Section A, Grave 11804

Gazetted   3 March 1916

VC Presented   3 December 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Plaque on site of old cemetery chapel, in the grounds of University of Leeds

Plaque at St Peter's Primary School, Harrogate, Yorkshire

P  Named on Leeds VC memorial, outside Leeds City Art Gallery, Cetenary Square, Leeds, Yorkshire

P  Plaque at Harrogate war memorial, Harrogate, north Yorkshire

P  Plaque Queen Victoria Gardens, Station Parade, Harrogate, north Yorkshire

Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, Cenotaph, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

By The Way…

Cemetery levelled in 1969, now part of the University of Leeds

VC Held By

Queens Royal Lancers Museum, Thoresby Courtyard, Thoresby Park, Perlethorpe, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9EP



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