David Jones

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VC750   David Jones

Name   David Jones   No.   14951   POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   750   Awards   VC   

Regiment   King's (Liverpool) Regiment, 12th Battalion, C Company

Later   Kings Regiment

Now   The Duke of Lancasters Regiment

Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   3 Hutchinson Street, West Derby, Liverpool, Merseyside, England

Place Of Death   Transloy Ridges, near Guedecourt, Somme, France

Buried/Location Ashes   Bancourt British Cemetery, 3 miles east of Bapaume, Pas de Calais, France

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)   Plot/Grave no.   Plot 5, Row F, Grave 20

Gazetted   26 October 1916

VC Presented   31 March 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England to his widow, Elizabeth Dorothea

Memorials

P  Headstone, Bancourt British Cemetery, 3 miles east of Bapaume, Pas de Calais, France

Name On Victoria Cross Memorial,  Liverpool Town Hall,  Liverpool, Merseyside

Name On War Memorial, Panel 66,  Liverpool Town Hall, Liverpool, Merseyside

plaque in Everton Library, St Domingo Road, Liverpool, Merseyside

P  Name On Victoria Cross Memorial, Abercromby Square, Liverpool. Merseyside

Memorial Plaque, Guillemont Church, Somme, France

Brass Memorial,  Everton Park C P School (formerly at Heyworth Street School), Liverpool, Merseyside

Memorial Tablet, St Nathaniel's Church,  Edge Hill, Liverpool, Merseyside


By The Way…

The widow of David Jones was unhappy with the merger of the Manchester and Kings Liverpool Regiments, she donated the Victoria Cross to her husbands old employer


VC Held By

Kings Regiment Museum Collection, Museum of Liverpool, Pier Head, Liverpool, Merseyside

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BORN   10 January 1891

DIED   7 October 1916   AGE   25

VC Won   3 September 1916   AGE   25

Place VC Won   Guillemont, Somme, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1916

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