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'Five Warwick VCs' with Ian Binnie


Ian Binnie, local teacher and historian, explores the VCs awarded to Warwickshire men, during the First World War. Ian will be about the five Royal Warwickshire Regiment who won the V.C. during WW1. I will provide details of their early lives, their military service, the events that led to the award of the V.C. a d their subsequent career. A tal…

The Five Warwick VCs by Ian Binnie.


This talk will include biographical details of the five soldiers who were awarded the Victoria Cross whilst serving with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment during World War One. There will also be a focus on the actions in which their bravery was recognised, including background, key events and the consequences. ~ ~ ~ Ian Binnie is the recently appo…

31 May 1918 : Geoffrey Philip Ellis


Youngest son of Robert (a railway booking clerk) and Violet Eliza (née Beck) of Bury Street, Lower Edmonton. At the 1901 Census, Geoffrey was one and lived at home with his parents, two older siblings and two boarders (a railway clerk and railway porter) at 19 Hendon Road, Edmonton.   Geoffrey was educated at Latymer Secondary School.  By the…