|Birth: ||Oct. 13, 1885|
|Death: ||Oct. 8, 1918|
World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Welshpool, Wales, he served as a Sergeant in the 25th Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers, British Army. On October 8, 1918, at Ronssoy, France, Sergeant Waring led an attack against German machine gun positions. Under heavy fire from the flank and front, he rushed a strong point single handed, bayoneting four of the garrison and capturing twenty others. He then under heavy shell and machine gun fire, he re-organized his men, led and inspired them for another 400 yards, when he fell mortally wounded. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross on January 31, 1919. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith)
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Sainte Marie Cemetery
Departement de la Seine-Maritime
Plot: Div. 62., V.I.3.
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Record added: Nov 30, 2004
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Rest in peace old chap.|
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God...shall wipe away every tear from their eyes; and death shall not exist any more, nor grief, nor cry, nor distress shall exist any more, for the former things have passed away. Revelation 21|
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