Roy Thomas Harris GC

Name: Roy Thomas Harris

Conflict: Second World War

Gazetted: December 17, 1940

Service: Civilian

Roy Thomas Harris GC

Medal group

Place/date of birth: Tewkesbury Place, Cardiff, Wales/August 1, 1902

Rank when awarded GC (and later highest rank): Civilian

Date of bravery: September 18, 1940

London Gazette citation:

Roy T. Harris, Staff Officer, A.R.P. Engineers Service, Croydon

For conspicuous bravery carrying out dangerous duties.

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Other decorations: N/A

Place/date of death: Wolverhampton, Staffordshire/August 11, 1973

Grave/memorials: Garden of Remembrance, Bushbury Crematorium, Wolverhampton

Origin of VC to the Lord Ashcroft collection: Purchased at auction, Dix Noonan Webb, London, 2006

Current location of VC: Displayed on rotation at The Lord Ashcroft Gallery: Extraordinary Heroes exhibition, Imperial War Museum