West Yorkshire Regiment - Victoria Crosses

Victoria Crosses

The following members of the Regiment were awarded the Victoria Cross:

  • Captain (later Colonel) Conwyn Mansel-Jones, Second Boer War
  • Sergeant William Bernard Traynor, Second Boer War
  • Private William Boynton Butler, Great War
  • Corporal (later Major) Samuel Meekosha, Great War
  • Sergeant Albert Mountain, Great War
  • Corporal (later Captain) George Sanders, Great War
  • Acting Sergeant Hanson Victor Turner, Second World War

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