SO9596 : Bilston's VC

taken 12 days ago, near to Bilston, Wolverhampton, Great Britain

Bilston's VC
Bilston's VC
The view at the Cenotaph in Oxford Street, Bilston.

Lance Corporal George Onions
Devonshire Regiment
22nd August 1918

The Bilston lad and one private found themselves outnumbered and outgunned in northern France. A 250 troop of Germans approached their trench, but instead of retreating the two stood their ground and opened fire. The Germans surrendered and they marched them into captivity.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 9 October, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 11 October, 2018
Geographical Context
People, Events 
Place (from Tags)
Wolverhampton  Bilston 
Primary Subject of Photo
War Memorial 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9518 9643 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.9406N 2:4.3524W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9517 9643
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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