Alfred Merice Toye

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VC966   Alfred Maurice Toye

Name   Alfred Maurice Toye   No.     

VC Issue No.   966   Awards   VC    MC

Regiment   Middlesex Regiment, 2nd Battalion, C Company

Later   The Queens Regiment

Now   Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment    

Rank VC Won    Acting Captain

Rank End Of Career   Brigadier

Place Of Birth   'D' Terrace, Stanhope Lines, Aldershot, Hampshire, England

Place Of Death   Madame Curie Memorial Foundation, Tidcombe Hall, Tiverton, Devon, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Tiverton Cemetery, Tiverton, Devon, England

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Section XF, Grave 31

Gazetted   8 May 1918

VC Presented   8 June 1918 by King George V on Queen's Parade, Aldershot, Hampshire

Memorials

P  Headstone, Tiverton Cemetery, Tiverton, Devon, England

Maurice Toye House, Middle Hill, Aldershot, Hampshire


By The Way…

He served 38 years in the army having joined up in 1911 as a 15 year old


VC Held By

National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, England

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BORN   15 April 1897

DIED   6 September 1955  AGE   58

VC Won   25 March 1918   AGE   20

Place VC Won   Eterpigny Ridge, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War