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VC820   George Jarratt

Name   George Jarratt   No.   55925   POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   820   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Fusiliers, 8th Battalion


Now   Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Rank VC Won   Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Corporal

Place Of Birth   Kennington, London, England

Place Of Death   

Buried/Location Ashes   Location unknown, Pas de Calais, France


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Named on the Arras Memorial to the Missing (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   8 June 1917

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


P  Named on Arras Memorial to the Missing (bay 3), Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

P  Named on War Memorial, St Marks Church, Kennington, South London

By The Way…

Before the War he was a clerk at the Beefeater Gin Distillery in Kennington

VC Held By

Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (City of London) Museum, H M Tower of London, London, England



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The First World War

BORN   22 July 1891

DIED   3 May 1917   AGE   25

VC Won   3 May 1917   AGE   25

Place VC Won   Near Pelves, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1917