Albert Hill blue plaque in Denton

Albert Hill VC
1895-1971
Awarded the Victoria Cross for bravery during the Somme Offensive in the First World War.
Lived in Denton from 1907-1923.

Unveiled by Councillor Jill Harrison March 1996

Albert Hill VC (24 May 1895 – 17 February 1971) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.He was also a holder of the French Croix de Guerre, the Russian Cross of St. George, and three campaign medals.

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