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VC888   Charles Harry Coverdale

Name   Charles Harry Coverdale  No.   4926   

VC Issue No.   888   Awards   VC   MM

Regiment   Manchester Regiment, 11th Battalion

Later   Kings Regiment

Now   Duke of Lancaster Regiment

Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Second Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   53 Clifford Street, Brooks' Bar, Manchester, Lancashire, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 37 Ingfield Avenue, Dalton, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Edgerton Cemetery, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Section 5G, Grave 105

Gazetted   11 January 1918

VC Presented   31 October 1918, King George V, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Edgerton Cemetery, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England

P  Memorial Plaque, Town Hall, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

By The Way…

After the war he became Chief Engineer for a Woollen Mill in Huddersfield

VC Held By

Not known



VC 887 VC 889
VC 887
VC 889

The First World War

BORN   21 April 1888

DIED   20 November 1955  AGE   67

VC Won   4 October 1917   AGE   29

Place VC Won   South West of Poelcapelle, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1917