Colley, Harold John b. May 26, 1894 d. August 25, 1918 World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Smethwick, England, he served as a Sergeant in the 10th Battalion, Lancashire Fusilliers, British Army. On August 25, 1918, at Martinpuich, France, during a German counter-attack Sergeant Colley's company was holding an advanced position. The forward platoons were ordered to hold on at all costs and Sergeant Colley without orders went to help the forward two platoons. He rallied the men, then formed a defensive flank and held it. Although out of the...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Mailly Wood Cemetery, Mailly-Maillet, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France Plot: II.Q.4.