We remember John Henry Carless

We remember John Henry Carless

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth Walsall, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:8540959 Source:6425697 11th November 1895
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:6628922 17th November 1917
1917
service Royal Navy Ordinary Seaman J43703 HMS Caledon Source:8540959 17th November 1917
1917
death Killed in Action Mortally wounded manning the guns on board H.M.S. Caledon Battle of Heligoland Bight United Kingdom Source:6628882 17th November 1917

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Henry
Initials JH
Last Name Carless
Source 8540958
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy J43703 HMS Caledon Ordinary Seaman
Awards
AwardTypeSource
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Royal Navy Seamen 1899-1919
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Trevor321
WW1 Naval Casualties Transcription Trevor321

External Evidence

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John Henry Carless, V.C. - a Walsall hero of the Great War Paul28505
John Henry Carless VC (1896-1917) Paul28505
"VC hero turned down FOUR times - because of a 'weak heart ' " Andy125921

Multimedia

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John Henry CARLESS VC Paul28505
Statue in Walsall DR117137
Statue in Walsall DR117137
Statue information plaque DR117137
Commemorative plaque DR117137

Stories

We remember John Henry Carless