Percy Valentine Storkey

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VC976   Percy Valentine Storkey

Name   Percy Valentine Storkey   No.     976

VC Issue No.   976   Awards   VC    

Regiment    19th (New South Wales) Battalion, AIF

Later   

Now   

Rank VC Won    Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

Place Of Death   At his home, 20 Trowlock Avenue, Teddington, Middlesex, England

Buried/Location Ashes   South West Middlesex Crematorium, Hounslow Road, Hanworth, Middlesex, England

Cremated   South West Middlesex Crematorium, Hounslow Road, Hanworth, Middlesex, England

Date Buried/Cremated   9 October 1969

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   Lawn 3 - B3 (close to magnolia bush)

Gazetted   7 June 1918

VC Presented   22 June or 25 July 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England

Memorials

P  Named in Book of Remembrance at South West Middlesex Crematorium, Hounslow Road, Hanworth, Middlesex

P  Victoria Cross Commemoration Paving Stone, National Memorial, Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  VC Commemorative Plaque, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Display, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Storkey Place, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Storkey Street, Marewa, Napier, New Zealand


By The Way…

After the war he became a District Court Judge in Australia, before retiring to England


VC Held By

Queen Elizabeth II Army Memorial Museum, Waiouru, New Zealand

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BORN   9 September 1893

DIED   3 October 1969  AGE   76

VC Won   7 April 1918   AGE   24

Place VC Won   Bois de Hangard, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War