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VC793   Harry Cator

Name   Harry Cator   No.   5190   

VC Issue No.   793   Awards   VC   MM

Regiment   East Surrey Regiment, 7th (Service) Battalion


Now   Princess of Wales Royal Regiment

Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Drayton, Norwich, Norfolk, England

Place Of Death   Norfolk & Norwich Hospital, Norwich, Norfolk, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Sprowston Cemetery, Norwich, Norfolk, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   8 June 1917

VC Presented   21 July 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Sprowston Cemetery, Norwich, Norfolk, England

P  Named On Regimental Victoria Cross Memorial, All Saints Church, Kingston-Upon-Thames, Surrey

Cator Road, Drayton, Norwich, Norfolk

By The Way…

During the Second World War he was Commandant of a prisoner of war camp at Cranwich, Norfolk

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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The First World War

BORN   24 January 1894

DIED   7 April 1966   AGE   72

VC Won   9 April 1917   AGE   23

Place VC Won   Near Arras, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1917