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VC1053    James Palmer Huffam

Name   James Palmer Huffam   No.      

VC Issue No.   1053   Awards   VC     

Regiment   Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment, 5th Battalion attached to 2nd Battalion


Now   1st Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment

Rank VC Won   Second Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Major

Place Of Birth   Dunblane, Central Region, Scotland

Place Of Death   Edgware General Hospital, Burnt Oak, Middlesex, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Golders Green Crematorium, Hoop Lane, London, England

Cremated   Golders Green Crematorium, Hoop Lane, London, England

Date Buried/Cremated   21 February 1968

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   Crocus lawn, Section 3O

Gazetted   26 December 1918

VC Presented   12 April 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Golders Green Crematorium, Golders Green, North West London

P  Named on Masonic VC Memorial, Freemasons Hall, Great Queen Street, London

P  Victoria Cross Paving Stone, Station Road, Dunblane, Perthshire, Scotland

By The Way…

During World War 2, he was Assistant Provost Marshal in France, being evacuated at Dunkirk. He returned to France in June 6th 1944.

VC Held By

Not known



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BORN   31 March 1897

DIED   16 February 1968  AGE   70

VC Won   31 August 1918   AGE   21

Place VC Won  St Servin’s Farm, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War