Alan Jerrard

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VC975   Alan Jerrard

Name   Alan Jerrard   No.     

VC Issue No.   975   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Royal Flying Corps, No. 66 Squadron

Later   

Now   Royal Air Force

Rank VC Won    Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Flight-Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   13 Vicars Hill, Ladywell, Lewisham, South London, England

Place Of Death   Buckfield Nursing Home, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Uxbridge & Hillingdon Cemetery, Hillingdon Hill, Hillingdon, Middlesex, England

Cremated   Exeter & Devon Crematorium, Exeter, Devon, England

Date Buried/Cremated   17 May 1968

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Section JU, Grave 5, family grave

Gazetted   1 May 1918

VC Presented   5 April 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England

Memorials

P  Headstone, Uxbridge & Hillingdon Cemetery, Hillingdon Hill, Hillingdon, Middlesex, England

P  Named on RAF Victoria Cross Memorial,  St Clement Dane's, Aldwych, London

Brass Memorial, Bishop Veseys Grammer School, Lichfield Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

P  Blue Plaque, Bishop Veseys Grammer School, Lichfield Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

P  Named on Memorial, Civic Centre, Lewisham, South London

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, By War Memorial, High Street South, Lewisham, South London

P  Jerrard Road, Tangmere, West Sussex

P  Jerrard Drive, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

Jerrard Close, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire


By The Way…

His Father was Headmaster of Bishop Vesey's Grammer School, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands


VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M

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BORN   3 December 1897

DIED   14 May 1968  AGE   70

VC Won   30 March 1918   AGE   20

Place VC Won   Near Mansue, Italy

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War