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VC968   Albert Mountain

Name   Albert Mountain   No.   19/11  

VC Issue No.   968   Awards   VC    

Regiment   West Yorkshire Regiment, 15th/17th Battalion

Later   Prince of Wales Own Regiment of Yorkshire  

Now   1st Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment

Rank VC Won    Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Leeds, West Yorkshire, England

Place Of Death   At his home, Aberford Road, Garforth, Leeds, Yorkshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Lawnswood Crematorium, Otley Road, Adel, Leeds, Yorkshire, England

Cremated   Lawnswood Crematorium, Otley Road, Adel, Leeds, Yorkshire, England

Date Buried/Cremated   12 January 1967

Headstone   Ashes   Plot/Grave no.   New Adel Lane Avenue, Path K2, Plate No. 380

Gazetted   7 June 1918

VC Presented   10 June 1918 (ribbon) by Major T G Gibson in France & 29 June 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Cetenary Square, Leeds, West Yorkshire

P  Blue Plaque, Miners Arms, Aberford Road, Garforth, West Yorkshire

Memorial Plaque, on table, St Mary the Virgin Church, Church Lane, Garforth, West Yorkshire

By The Way…

For 25 years, he was the Landlord of the Miners Arms in Garforth, West Yorkshire

VC Held By

Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire Museum, 3 Tower Street, York, Yorkshire, England



VC 967 VC 969
VC 967
VC 969

BORN   19 April 1895

DIED   7 January 1967  AGE   71

VC Won   26 March 1918   AGE   22

Place VC Won   Hamelincourt, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War