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VC762   Henry Kelly

Name   Henry Kelly   No.      

VC Issue No.   762   Awards   VC   MC & Bar

Regiment   Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment, 10th Battalion

Later   Duke of Wellington's Regiment

Now   The Yorkshire Regiment

Rank VC Won   Temporary Second Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Major

Place Of Birth   Rochdale Road, Moston, Manchester, Lancashire, England

Place Of Death   Prestwich Hospital, Lancashire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Southern Cemetery, Barlow Moor Road, Manchester, Lancashire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   RC Section, Plot I, Grave 372

Gazetted   25 October 1916

VC Presented   14 February 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Southern Cemetery, Barlow Moor Road, Manchester, Lancashire, England

By The Way…

A New headstone was erected in October 1996

VC Held By

Duke of Wellington's Regiment, Bankfield Museum, Akroyd Park, Halifax, Yorkshire, England



VC 761 VC 763
VC 761
VC 763

The First World War

BORN   10 July 1887

DIED   18 January 1960   AGE   72

VC Won   4 October 1916   AGE   29

Place VC Won   Le Sars, Somme, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1916

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