Hubert William Lewis

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VC764   Hubert William Lewis

Name   Hubert William Lewis   No.   16224   

VC Issue No.   764   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Welch Regiment, 11th Battalion

Later   Royal Regiment of Wales

Now   2nd Battalion The Royal Welsh - Disbanded 2012

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Robert Street, Milford Haven, Dyfed, Wales

Place Of Death   At his home, 26 Prioryville, Milford Haven, Dyfed, Wales

Buried/Location Ashes   Milford Haven Cemetery, Thornton Road, Thornton, Milford Haven, Dyfed, Wales

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   25 February 1977

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section H, Grave 111

Gazetted   15 December 1916

VC Presented   5 February 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England

Memorials

P  Headstone, Milford Haven Cemetery, Thornton Road, Thornton, Milford Haven, Dyfed, Wales

P  Named on framed memorial Regimental Chapel, Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales

P  Memorial Plaque and Sundial, Memorial Gardens, Milford Haven, Dyfed, Wales


By The Way…

He was always known by the name Stokey


VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M

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The First World War


BORN   1 May 1896

DIED   22 February 1977   AGE   80

VC Won   22-23 October 1916   AGE   19

Place VC Won   Macakovo, Salonika Front

War/Campaign   First World War 1916

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