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VC847   Tom Fletcher Mayson

Name   Tom Fletcher Mayson   No.   200717   

VC Issue No.   847   Awards   VC   

Regiment   King's Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment, 1/4th Battalion

Later   Kings Own Royal Border Regiment

Now   Duke of Lancaster Regiment

Rank VC Won   Lance-Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Lance-Sergant

Place Of Birth   The 'John Bull Inn', Silecroft, Cumbria, England

Place Of Death   North Lonsdale Hospital, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St Mary's Churchyard, Whicham, near Silecroft, Cumbria, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   14 September 1917

VC Presented   28 November 1917, King George V, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, St Mary's Churchyard, Whicham, near Silecroft, Cumbria, England

P  Memorial, The Priory, Lancaster, Lancashire

P  Memorial, St Mary's Church, Whicham, Cumbria

By The Way…

After the war he worked for a time at Sellafield Power Station

VC Held By

King's Own Regiment Museum, City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster, Lancashire, England



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The First World War

BORN   3 November 1893

DIED   21 February 1958   AGE   68

VC Won   31 July 1917   AGE   23

Place VC Won   Wieltje, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1917