Private Abraham Acton

Border Regiment

Died: Sunday 16 May 1915 (aged 22)

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Record:
ACTON, ABRAHAM
Additional information:
Son of Robert and Elizabeth Eleanor Acton, of 4, Regent Square, Senhouse St., Whitehaven, Cumberland.
Cemetery:
LE TOURET MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Panel 19 and 20.
Country:
France

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VICTORIA CROSS WINNERS: FIRST WORLD WAR

Private Abraham Acton, 2nd Battalion, The Border Regiment, awarded the Victoria Cross, Rouges Banc, France, 21 December 1914.

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Name recorded:
Acton, Abraham
Memorial:
Whitehaven WW1 Borough Roll of Honour (WMR 72636)
Location:
Whitehaven, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Acton, Abraham
Memorial:
Abraham Acton VC Birth Place Plaque (WMR 66672)
Location:
Whitehaven, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Acton, Abraham
Memorial:
Douglas Roll of Honour (WMR 28165)
Location:
Douglas, Isle of Man
Name recorded:
Acton, Abraham
Memorial:
Hogarth Mission Roll of Honour (LOST) (WMR 69195)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Acton, Abraham
Memorial:
Crosthwaite Memorial School - Private A Acton VC (WMR 66673)
Location:
Whitehaven, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Acton, Abraham
Memorial:
Holy Trinity Roll of Honour (WMR 3934)
Location:
Whitehaven, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Acton, A
Memorial:
St Philip's Church Memorial WW1 And WW2 (WMR 15990)
Location:
Salford, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Acton, A
Memorial:
St James' Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 3935)
Location:
Whitehaven, Cumbria

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Name:
Second Lieutenant O H Acton
Context:
joined
Date:
18 May 1915
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 3 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers. (page 74)