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Halton, Albert b. May 1, 1893 d. July 24, 1971 World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. He received the award for his actions as a private in the 1st Battalion, The King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster), of the British Army on October 12, 1917 at the First Battle of Passchendaele, Belgium (part of the Third Battle of Ypres) during World War I. He was born in Carnforth, Lancashire, England. His Victoria Cross citation reads: "On 12 October 1917 near Poelcapelle, Belgium, after the objective had been reached, Private Halton rushed forward about...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Lancaster and Morecambe Crematorium, Lancaster, City of Lancaster, Lancashire, England