Vann, LTC. Bernard William b. July 9, 1887 d. October 3, 1918 World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Rushden, England, he was an ordained Reverend at the start of the war and tried to enter the army as a chaplain. He was unwilling to wait for a chaplain position to become available so he enlisted in the infantry and served as a Lieutenant Colonel in command of the 1/8 Battalion Sherwood Foresters, British Army. On September 29, 1918, Lieutenant Colonel Vann led his Battalion in an attack against the Germans at Bellenglise and Lehaucourt France. On...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Bellicourt British Cemetery, Bellicourt, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France Plot: II.O.1.