Person    | Male  Born 11/1/1891  Died 7/5/1969

Charles Spackman, VC

Categories: Armed Forces

Countries: France

War served, WW1 i

Commemorated on a memorial as having served in, and survived, WW1.

Soldier. Born Charles Edward Spackman. He was a sergeant in the 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. On the 20th Novenber 1917 at Marcoing in France, his company came under heavy gunfire. He fought his way through the attack, killing all but one of the crew and capturing the gun. For his actions, he was awarded the Victoria Cross.

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