Neely, Corp. Thomas b. March 28, 1897 d. October 1, 1918 World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the 8th Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, British Army. On September 27, 1918, in operations at Flesquieres, France, Corporal Neely's battalion was held up during the advance by heavy German machine gun fire. Realizing the seriousness of the situation, Corporal Neely with two men rushed the position, disposing of the garrisons and capturing three machine guns. He then, rushed concrete strong points, killing or capturing the...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Masnieres British Cemetery, Masnieres, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Plot: II.B.21.