Joseph Tombs blue plaque in Grantham

Lance Corporal Joseph Tombs VC 1888 - 1966
Attended this school in the early 1900s
He was awarded the Victoria Cross for conspicuous gallantry on 16 May 1915 on his own initiative he crawled 100 yards under heavy shell and machine-gun fire to rescue four wounded men.

Joseph Harcourt Tombs VC (1884 – 28 June 1966) 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.

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