Mostly these are the final resting places of people who were awarded the Victoria Cross medal for acts

of outstanding bravery. They’re not listed in any kind of order. Some graves / plaques took a few minutes

to find and others took over an hour.

 

 

 

 

Philip Baybutt

From : 22nd November 1843 to 17th April 1907

Age : 63

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : unknown probably Manchester

Grave location : Southern Cemetery, 212, Barlow Moor Road, Withington, Manchester, M21 7GL

Note : Not VC medal but the American equivalent

 

 

William Cafe

From : 26th March 1826 to 6th August 1906

Age : 80

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : 16, Wetherby Place, Kensington, London, SW7 4ND

Grave location : Brompton Cemetery, Fulham Road, Kensington, London, SW10 9UG

 

 

George Ravenhill

From : 21st February 1872 to 14th April 1921

Age : 49

Cause of death : heart attack

Death location : Long Acre, Nechells, Birmingham, West Midlands

Grave location : Witton Cemetery, Moor Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, B6 7AE

 

 

George Lambert

From : 16th December 1819 to 10th February 1860

Age : 40

Cause of death : aortic aneurysm

Death location : Hillsborough Barracks, Langsett Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 2LR

Grave location : Warsend Cemetery, 1A, Club Mill Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 2FH

 

 

Thomas Steele

From : 6th February 1891 to 11th July 1978

Age : 87

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : 1a, Walkers Lane, Springhead, Saddleworth, Oldham, OL4 4QA

Grave location : St Anne's, 51, Stockport Road, Lydgate, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL4 4JJ

 

 

 

Jack White

From : 23rd December 1896 to 27th November 1949

Age : 53

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : 5, Bentley Road, Salford, Manchester, M7 4HF

Grave location : Blackley Jewish Cemetery, 1106, Rochdale Road, Blackley, Manchester, M9 6FQ

 

 

Wilfred Wood

From : 2nd February 1897 to 3rd January 1982

Age : 84

Cause of death : unknown but had suffered strokes

Death location : Stepping Hill Hospital, Poplar Grove, Stockport, Cheshire, SK2 7JE

Cremation location : Stockport Crematorium, Buxton Road, Heavily, Stockport, SK2 6LS

 

 

Thomas Jackson

From : 11th February 1897 to 27th September 1918

Age : 21

Cause of death : gunshot

Death location : Canal du Nord, France

Grave location : Sanders Keep Military Cemetery, Graincourt-les-Havrincourt , France

 

 

Arthur Vickers

From : 2nd February 1882 to 27th July 1944

Age : 62

Cause of death : pulmonary tuberculosis

Death location : City Hospital, Rednal Road, West Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, B38 8HR

Grave location : Witton Cemetery, Moor Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, B6 7AE

 

 

James Firth

From : 15th January 1874 to 29th May 1921

Age : 47

Cause of death : tuberculosis

Death location : Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Grave location : Burngreave Cemetery, Burngreave Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 9DN

 

 

Andrew Moynihan

From : 1st January 1830 to 18th May 1867

Age : 37

Cause of death : "Malta Fever" / brucellosis

Death location : Floriana, Malta

Grave location : Ta' Braxia Cemetery, Pieta, Malta

 

 

Joel Holmes

From : 1821 to 27th July 1872

Age : 51 approx.

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : Halifax, West Yorkshire

Grave location : All Souls Churchyard,  Boothtown Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 6LL

 

 

George Chafer

From : 16th April 1894 to 1st March 1966

Age : 71

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : Rotherham Hospital, Moorgate Road,  Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S60 2UD

Cremation location : Rotherham Cemetery, Ridgeway, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S65 3NN

 

 

Cecil Knox

From : 9th May 1889 to 4th February 1943

Age : 53

Cause of death : motorcycle accident

Death location : Nuneaton General Hospital, Manor Court Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 5HX

Grave location [cremated] Gilroes Crematorium, Groby Road, Leciester, Leicestershire, LE3 9QG

 

 

Harry Weale

From : 2nd October 1897 to 13th January 1959

Age : 64

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : Rhyl, Clwyd, Wales

Grave location : Maeshyfry Cemetery, Dyserth Road, Rhyl, Clwyd, Wales, LL18 4DT

 

 

Thomas Maufe

From : 6th May 1898 to 28th March 1942

Age : 43

Cause of death : military accident

Death location : Manor Farm, Blubberhouses Moor, West Yorkshire

Grave location : Ilkley Cemetery, Ashlands Road, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 8JT

 

 

Thomas Turrall

From : 5th July 1885 to 21st February 1964

Age : 78

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham, West Midlands (closed in 2011)

Grave location : Solihull Cemetery (known as Robin Hood Cemetery), Streetsbrook Road, Shirley,

                                 Solihull, Birmingham, West Midlands, B90 3NL

 

 

Fred Greaves

From : 16th May 1890 to 11th June 1973

Age : 83

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : Whitelands, Ringwood Road, Brimington, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 1DG

Grave location : Chesterfield Crematorium, Chesterfield Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 1AU

 

 

 

George Onions

From : 2nd March 1883 to 2nd April 1944

Age : 61

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : Edgbaston Hospital, 22, Somerset Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2QQ

Grave location : Quinton Cemetery, Halesowen Road, Birmingham, B62 9AF

 

 

Arthur Fleming-Sands

From : 24th June 1894 to 24th May 1961

Age : 66

Cause of death : heart attack

Death location : The White Horse Hotel, Market Place, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 8ZJ

Grave location : [cremation] Torquay Crematorium, Hele Road, Torquay, Devonshire, TQ2 7QG

 

 

William Grimboldeston

From : 19th September 1899 to 13th August 1959

Age : 77

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : 49, Bold Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7ES

Grave location : [ashes] Pleasington Crematorium, Tower Road Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 5LE

 

 

Charles Sharpe

From : 2nd April 1889 to 18th February 1963

Age : 73

Cause of death : cerebral thrombosis

Death location : Workington Infirmary, Workington, Cumbria

Grave location : Newport Cemetery, Manor Road, Newport, Lincolnshire, LN2 1RJ

 

 

John Cunningham

From : 28th June 1897 to 21st February 1941

Age : 43

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : A sanatorium in Hull

Grave location : Western Cemetery, Chanterlands Avenue, Hull, HU5 3SR

 

 

James Hewitson

From : 15th October 1892 to 2nd March 1963

Age : 70

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : Stanley Hospital, Stanley Street, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7BT

Grave location : St Andrew’s, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8EN

 

 

William Norman

From : 1832 to 13th March 1896

Age : 63/4

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : 7, Fernley Building, Ferneley Street, Hulme, Salford, Manchester

Grave location : Weaste Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Salford, Manchester, M5 5NR

 

 

Frederick William Hedges

From : 6th June 1896 to 29th May 1954

Age : 57

Cause of death : suicide by hanging

Death location : Harrogate, West Yorkshire

Grave location : Stonefall Cemetery, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, West Yorkshire, HG3 1DE

 

 

Harry Christian

From : 17th January 1892 to 2nd September 1974

Age : 82

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : West Cumberland Hospital, Homewood Road, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 8JG

Grave location : Egremont Cemetery, North Road, Egremont, Cumbria, CA22 2PR

 

 

Samuel Wassall

From : July 1856 to 31st January 1927

Age : 70

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : North Lonsdale Hospital, School Street, Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 1EJ

Grave location : Barrow Cemetery, Devonshire Road, Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 5PD

 

 

Alan Hill-Walker

From : 12th July 1859 to 21st April 1944

Age : 84

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : Thirsk, Yorkshire

Grave location : St Michael & All Angels, The Row, Maunby, North Yorkshire, YO7 4HD

 

 

William Coltman

From : 17th November 1891 to 29th June 1974

Age : 82

Cause of death : Unknown

Death location : Outwoods Hospital, Belvedere Road, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0RB

Grave location : St Mark’s Churchyard, Church Close, Winshill, Staffordshire, DE15 0HP

 

 

Fred Greaves

From : 16th May 1890 to 11th June 1973

Age : 83

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : “Whitelands”, Ringwood Road, Brimington, Derbyshire, ST41 0TB

Grave location : [cremation] Chesterfield Crematorium, Chesterfield Road, Derbyshire, S43 1AU

 

 

William Young

From : 1st January 1876 to 27th August 1916

Age : 40

Cause of death : heart failure

Death location : Cambridge Military Hospital, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 2AN

Grave location : Preston Cemetery, New Hall Lane, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 4SY

 

 

Ernest Egerton

From : 10th November 1897 to 14th February 1966

Age : 68

Cause of death : unknown

Death location :350, Uttoxeter Road, Blythe Bridge, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire, ST11 9LY

Grave location : St Peter Churchyard, Cheadle Road, Blythe Bridge, Staffordshire, ST11 9PW

 

 

John Prettyjohns

From : 11th June 1823 to 20th January 1887

Age : 63

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : Hester Street, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester

Grave location : Southern Cemetery, 212, Barlow Moor Road, Manchester, M21 7GL

 

 

John Ormsby

From : 10th January 1881 to 20th July 1952

Age : 71

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : 28, Low Road, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF13 3PP

Grave location : Dewsbury Cemetery, Ravenshouse Road, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF1 2QU

 

 

John Thomas Davies

From : 29th September 1895 to 25th October 1955

Age : 60

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : 27, Leslie Road, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 3EQ

Grave location : St Helens Cemetery, Rainford Road, Windle, Merseyside, WA10 6DF

 

 

George Eardley

From : 6th May 1912 to 11th September 1991

Age : 79

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Congleton, Cheshire

Grave location : [cremated] Macclesfield Crematorium, Prestbury Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3BU

 

 

Albert Shepherd

From : 11th January 1897 to 23rd October 1969

Age : 69

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Oakwood Crescent, Royston, Barnsley, West Yorkshire, S71 4HA

Grave location : Royston Cemetery, Church Street, Royston, Barnsley, West Yorkshire, DN5 7SW

 

 

James Magennis

From : 27th October 1919 to 12th February 1986

Age : 66

Cause of death : lung cancer

Death Location : Halifax, West Yorkshire

Grave location : [cremation] Nab Wood Cemetery, Bingley Road, Shipley, West Yorkshire, WF12 7EN

 

 

John O’ Neill

From : 10th February 1897 to 16th October 1942

Age : 45

Cause of death : heart attack

Death Location : Hoylake, The Wirral

Grave location : Holy Trinity Church, Chorley Way, Hoylake, The Wirral, L49 5LW

 

 

Anthony Palmer

From : 10th March 1819 to 12th December 1892

Age : 73

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Crumpsall Hospital, Delaunays Road, Crumpall, Manchester, M8 5RB.

Grave location : Heywood Cemetery, Rochdale Road East, Heywood, Lancashire, OL10 1RL