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VC899   John Molyneux   

Name   John Molyneux   No.   1817   

VC Issue No.   899   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion, W Company


Now   Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   3 Marshall's Cross Road, Peasley Cross, St Helens, Lancashire, England

Place Of Death   Ashtons Green Hostel, Parr, St Helens, Lancashire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St Helens Crematorium, Rainford Road, Lancashire, England

Cremated   St Helens Crematorium, Rainford Road, Lancashire, England

Date Buried/Cremated   30 March 1972

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   Section 3, Garden of Remembrance

Gazetted   26 November 1917

VC Presented   12 December 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


By The Way…

Always known as Jack, he left school at 12 to work in the mines

VC Held By

Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (City of London) Museum, H M Tower of London, London, England



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The First World War

BORN   22 November 1890

DIED   25 March 1972    AGE   81

VC Won   9 October 1917   AGE   26

Place VC Won   Conde House, Langemarck, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1917