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VC676   Harry Christian

BORN   17 January 1892

DIED   2 September 1974   AGE   82

VC Won   18 October 1915   AGE   23

Place VC Won   Cuinchy, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Harry Christian   No.   10210   

VC Issue No.   676   Awards   VC   

Regiment   King's Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment, 2nd Battalion

Later   Kings Own Royal Border Regiment

Now   The Duke of Lancasters Regiment

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Walthwaite Farm, Pennington, near Ulverston, Lancashire, England

Place Of Death   West Cumberland Hostpital, Cumbria, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Egremont Cemetery, near Whitehaven, Cumbria, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   South west corner

Gazetted   3 March 1916

VC Presented   18 September 1917 by King George V at Ibrox Park, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland


P  Headstone, Egremont Cemetery, near Whitehaven, Cumbria

P  Memorial Plaque, Ulverston Hall, Ulverston, Cumbria

By The Way…

After the war he was the landlord of the Parkhead Inn, Egremont, for 40 years

VC Held By

King's Own Regiment Museum, City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster, Lancashire, England



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