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VC962   Alfred Cecil Herring

Name   Alfred Cecil Herring   No.     

VC Issue No.   962   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Royal Army Service Corps attached to 6th (Service) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment


Now   Royal Logistics Corps

Rank VC Won    Temporary Second Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Major

Place Of Birth   Tottenham, North London, England

Place Of Death   At his home, Oatlands Park Hotel, Weybridge, Surrey, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Woking Crematorium, Hermitage Road, St John's, Woking, Surrey, England

Cremated   Woking Crematorium, Hermitage Road, St John's, Woking, Surrey, England

Date Buried/Cremated  13 August 1966

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   Vase Garden, Chaucer South, Garden of Remembrance

Gazetted   7 June 1918

VC Presented   15 February 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  The Alfred Herring Pub, Palmers Green, North London

By The Way…

Having been captured and taken as a POW following his VC action, he was later presented to the Kaiser who congratulated him on a very fine fight

VC Held By

Royal Logistic Corps Museum, Deepcut, Camberley, Surrey, England



VC 961 VC 963
VC 961
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BORN   26 October 1888

DIED   10 August 1966  AGE   77

VC Won   23-24 March 1918   AGE   29

Place VC Won   Montage Bridge, near Remigny, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War