Ouldcott, Edgar H – Lance Corporal

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ouldcott, of 89, Nelson Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Native of Horwich. Formerly employed at Horwich Loco Works. Formerly 15335, 10th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. DCM Citation: “For conspicuous gallantry during and after an attack. He rescued, under heavy artillery and machine gun fire, many wounded men, voluntarily remaining behind when his battalion was relieved, and assisting to carry in the wounded of another regiment.” (LG 20.10.16)

Personal details

  • Surname: Ouldcott
  • Forename: Edgar H
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Not known
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Survived
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Unit: Tank Corps.
  • Service number: 308253
  • Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1

Decorations

  • Service medals: S / V / B
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: D.C.M.

Memorials

  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 15/12/16

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