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VC802   Harold Sandford Mugford

Name   Harold Sanford Mugford   No.   51507   

VC Issue No.   802   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Machine-Gun Corps, 8th Squadron


Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Lance Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Lance Corporal

Place Of Birth   St James's, London, England

Place Of Death   At his home, Ashburton, Chignall Road, Chelmsford, Essex, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Southend Crematorium, Sutton Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England

Cremated   Southend Crematorium, Sutton Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England

Date Buried/Cremated   19 June 1958

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   June area, Garden of Remembrance

Gazetted   26 November 1917

VC Presented   3 July 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Memorial Plaque, Chelmsford Cathedral, Chelmford, Essex

Entry in Book of Remembrance at Southend Crematorium, Sutton Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex

By The Way…

He had been Paralysed and in a wheelchair for 40 years

VC Held By

Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Kennington, London, England



VC 801 VC 803
VC 801
VC 803

The First World War

BORN   31 August 1894

DIED   16 June 1958   AGE   73

VC Won   11 April 1917   AGE   22

Place VC Won   Monchy-le-Preux, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1917