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VC940   John Alexander Christie

Name   John Alexander Christie  No.   450685  

VC Issue No.   940   Awards   VC    

Regiment   London Regiment, 1/11th  (County of London) Battalion, (Finnsbury Rifles)

Later   Royal Green Jackets

Now   2nd and 4th battalions, The Rifles

Rank VC Won    Lance-Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Lance-Corporal

Place Of Birth   Edmonton, London, England

Place Of Death   St Thomas's Hospital, Stockport, Greater Manchester, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Stockport Cemetery & Crematorium, South Buxton Road, Manchester, Lancashire, England

Cremated   Stockport Cemetery & Crematorium, South Buxton Road, Stockport, Lancashire, England

Date Buried/Cremated   15 September 1967

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   'First' Garden of Remembrance

Gazetted   27 February 1918

VC Presented   16 November 1918, King George V, Buckingham Palace, London, England


Entry into Book of Remembrance at Stockport Cemetery & Crematorium, Buxton Road, Stockport, Gtr Manchester

P  Memorial Bench, Bramhall Park, Hall Road, Stockport, Gtr Manchester

P  Memorial Plaque, On pillar on concourse, Euston Station, Euston Road, London

By The Way…

Proud of his Scottish ancestry, he always preferred to be called Jock

VC Held By

Held by Family



VC 939 VC 941
VC 939
VC 941

The First World War

BORN   14 May 1895

DIED   10 September 1967    AGE   72

VC Won   21-22 December 1917   AGE  22

Place VC Won   Fejja, Palestine, now Israel

War/Campaign   First World War 1917