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VC1011   John Scott Youll

Name   John Scott Youll   No.      

VC Issue No.   1011   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Northumberland Fusiliers, 1st Battalion attached to 11th (Service) Battalion


Now   Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Rank VC Won    Temporary Second Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Temporary Second Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   'Thorncroft', Thornley, Co. Durham, England

Place Of Death   River Piave, Italy

Buried/Location Ashes   Giavera British Cemetery, near Treviso, Italy


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)   Plot/Grave no.   Plot I, Row H, Grave 2

Gazetted   25 July 1918

VC Presented   4 September 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Headstone, Giavera British Cemetery, near Treviso, Italy

P  Named on War Memorial, Thornley, Co Durham

P  Memorial Stone, by War Memorial, Thornley, Co Durham

By The Way…

He won his Victoria Cross at the battle of Asiago, on the Italian front against Austrian forces.

VC Held By

Lord Ashcroft Collection / I.W.M.



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BORN   6 June 1897

DIED   27 October 1918  AGE   21

VC Won   15 June 1918   AGE   21

Place VC Won   Near Asiago, Italy

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War