Captain Anketell Moutray Read, V.C. Northamptonshire Regiment 1884-1915
Born in this house on 27 October 1884
For conspicuous bravery during the attack near Hulluch France on 25 September 1915 when he was killed in action
Anketell Moutray Read VC (27 October 1884 – 25 September 1915) 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.