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VC1083    William Herbert Waring


Name   William Herbert Waring     No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1083   Awards   VC   MM  

Regiment   Royal Welch Fusiliers, 25th (Service) Battalion


Now   1st Battalion, The Royal Welsh

Rank VC Won   Lance-Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Lance-Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Rock Terrace, Raven Square, Welshpool, Powys, Wales

Place Of Death   General Hospital, Le Harve, France

Buried/Location Ashes   Sainte Marie Cemetery, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, France


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   Division LXII, Plot V, Row I, Grave 3

Gazetted   31 January 1919

VC Presented   8 March 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England to his parents, Richard & Annie


P  Headstone, Sainte Marie Cemetery, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, France

P  Named on Family Grave, Christ Church Welsh Baptist Church Burial Ground, Welshpool, Powys, Wales

P  Named on War Memorial, St Marys Churchyard, Welshpool, Powys, Wales

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, Town Hall, Welshpool, Powys, Wales

P  Named on Ring of Remembrance, Notre Dame de Lorette, France

P  Waring Court, Barracks Field estate, Hightown, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales

By The Way…

He was a member of the Order of Druids

VC Held By

Regimental Museum of the Royal Welch Fusiliers, The Queen's Tower, Caernarfon Castle, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales



VC 1082 VC 1084
VC 1082
VC 1084

BORN   13 October 1885

DIED   8 October 1918  AGE   32

VC Won   18 September 1918   AGE   32

Place VC Won  Ronssby, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War