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VC951 Manley Angell James
Name Manley Angell James No.
VC Issue No. 951 Awards VC DSO MC MBE
Regiment Gloucestershire Regiment, 8th (Service) Battalion, A Company
Later Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire & Wiltshire Regiment
Now 1st Battalion, The Rifles
Rank VC Won Temporary Captain
Rank End Of Career Brigadier
Place Of Birth Odiham, Hampshire, England
Place Of Death 101 Passage Road, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, Avon, England
Buried/Location Ashes Canford Crematorium, Canford Lane, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, Avon, England
Cremated Canford Crematorium, Canford Lane, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, Avon, England
Headstone Ashes Plot/Grave no. 'The Shrubbery'
Gazetted 28 June 1918
VC Presented 22 February 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England
P Blue Plaque, 140 High Street, Odiham, Hampshire
P Manley James Close, Odiham, Hampshire
By The Way…
In 1970, his Victoria Cross was stolen from his home. A reward was offered and the Medals were recovered and the thief got six years.
VC Held By
Lord Ashcroft Collection / I.W.M.
BORN 12 July 1896
DIED 23 September 1975 AGE 79
VC Won 21 March 1918 AGE 21
Place VC Won North Velu Wood, France
War/Campaign First World War 1918