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Tom Fletcher Mayson
Birth: Nov. 3, 1893
Death: Feb. 21, 1958

World War I Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Lance Sergeant, in the 1/4th Battalion, King's Own Regiment. At Wieltje, Belgium, July 31, 1917, Lance Sergeant Mayson's platoon was held up by German machine-gun fire. Without waiting for orders, he made for the gun, put it out of action, wounding four of the team and the remaining three of the team fled. He pursued them to a dug-out where he killed them and later clearing up a strongpoint, he tackled a machine-gun single-handed, killing six of the team. Finally during an enemy counterattack he took charge of an isolated post and successfully held it until ordered to withdraw. For extreme gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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St Mary Churchyard
Whicham
Copeland Borough
Cumbria, England
 
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Record added: Oct 24, 2003
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