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VC871   Sidney James Day

Name   Sidney James Day   No.   15092   

VC Issue No.   871   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Suffolk Regiment, 11th Battalion, D Company


Now   Royal Anglian Regiment

Rank VC Won   Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Corporal

Place Of Birth   4 St Ann Lane, Conesford, Norwich, Norfolk, England

Place Of Death   Queens Alexandra's Hospital, Cosham, Hampshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Milton Cemetery, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   19 July 1959

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Section R, Row 11, Grave 6

Gazetted   17 October 1917

VC Presented   9 January 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Milton Cemetery, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

Memorial Plaque, St Mark's Church, Lakenham, Norfolk

By The Way…

After the war he opened a tea room in Portsmouth, but this was destroyed by bombing in 1941

VC Held By

Not know



VC 870 VC 872
VC 870
VC 872

The First World War

BORN   3 July 1891

DIED   17 July 1959   AGE   68

VC Won   26 August 1917   AGE   26

Place VC Won   Malakhoff Farm, east of Hargicourt, Parvillers, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1917