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VC792   Thomas Bryan

Name   Thomas Bryan   No.   22040   

VC Issue No.   792   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Northumberland Fusiliers, 25th (Service) Battalion (2nd Tyneside Irish)


Now   Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Rank VC Won   Lance Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Lance Corporal

Place Of Birth   Bott Lane, Lye, near Stourbridge, West Midlands, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 44 Askearn Road, Bentley, Doncaster, Yorkshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Arksey Cemetery, Doncaster, Yorkshire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section J, Grave 237

Gazetted   8 June 1917

VC Presented   17 June 1917 by King George V at the ground of Newcastle United Football Club, St James's Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, England


P  Headstone, Arksey Cemetery, Doncaster, Yorkshire, England

Memorial Plaque, Foyer, Castleford Civic Centre, Yorkshire

Named On Memorial, Libary, Carlton Street, Castleford, Yorkshire

P  Bryan Close, Castleford, Yorkshire

By The Way…

The headstone in Arksey Cemetery was Refurbished in 2013 by the Victoria Cross Trust

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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The First World War

BORN   21 January 1882

DIED   13 October 1945   AGE   63

VC Won   9 April 1917   AGE   35

Place VC Won   Near Arras, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1917

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