SP0198 : The Statue of John Henry Carless

taken 9 years ago, near to Walsall, Great Britain

The Statue of John Henry Carless
The Statue of John Henry Carless
John Henry Carless was a young Walsall man who posthumously won the Victoria Cross. Serving in the Royal Navy he was killed in action in Hegoland Bight on the 17th November, 1917. Despite being mortally wounded he continued serving the gun at which he was acting rammer and inspired others. Sadly, his injuries were so bad he died at his post. His VC is now kept in the Walsall Museum and is displayed on special occasions.
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Sunday, 2 March, 2008   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 2 March, 2008
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 015 986 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:35.1501N 1:58.7576W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 015 986
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