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John Alexander Christie - Euston

Erection date: 28/3/2014

Inscription

{Beneath a Victoria Cross Medal:}
In memory of Lance Corporal John Alexander (Jock) Christie VC
1/11th (County of London) Battalion London Regiment (Finsbury Rifles)
(14th May 1895 - 10th September 1967)
A former London & North Western Railway parcels clerk based at Euston Station, who enlisted in September 1914 and served in Gallipolli, where he was wounded at Suvla Bay. Returning to action in Palestine he took part in actions to repel the enemy from retaking captured positions at Fejja, near the port of Jaffa. During the action he single-handedly attacked the enemy lines to prevent recapture of the British positions.
For his action he was awarded the Victoria Cross.

Plaque unveiled by Christie's son.

Site: John Alexander Christie - Euston (1 memorial)

NW1, Euston Road, Euston Station Concourse

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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John Alexander Christie - Euston

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John Alexander Christie, VC

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