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VC1133    Norman Harvey

Name   Norman Harvey   No.      

VC Issue No.   1133   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 1st Battalion


Now   Royal Irish Regiment

Rank VC Won    Private

Rank End Of Career   Company Quartermaster - Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside, England

Place Of Death   Near Haifa, Palestine (now Israel)

Buried/Location Ashes   Khayat Beach War Cemetery, Haifa (now Sharon), 2 miles south-west of town centre, Israel


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Plot A, Row A, Grave 4

Gazetted    6 January 1919

VC Presented  15 May 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Khayat Beach War Cemetery, Haifa (now Sharon), 2 miles south-west of town centre, Israel

P  Named on War Memorial, Newton-Le-Willows, Gtr Manchester

P  Named on Regimental Memorial at St Anne's Cathedral, Belfast, Northern Ireland

P  Named on VC Memorial Stone at Ulster Tower, Thiepval, Somme, France

P  Harvey Avenue, Newton-Le-Willows, Gtr Manchester

P  Victoria Cross Paving Stone, War Memorial, Newton-Le-Willows, GTR Manchester

P  Named on Memorial Garden, Lower Newtonards Road, Belfast, Co Antrim, N Ireland

P  Irish Regiments Victoria Cross Memorial, NMA, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Statue, Mesnes Park Remembrance Meadow, Newton-Le-Willows, GTR Manchester

By The Way…

He gained the Victoria Cross in World War 1, re-enlisted in World War 2, where he was killed and buried in Haifa, Israel

VC Held By

Regimental Museum of The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, The Castle, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland



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BORN   6 April 1899

DIED   16 February 1942   AGE   42

VC Won   25 October 1918    AGE    19

Place VC Won   Ingoyghem, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War