Cherry, Percy Herbert, VC MC (Captain, b.1895 - d.1917)

Accession Number PR00110
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 5 items
Object type Papers
Maker Cherry, Percy Herbert
Date made 1917-1920
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 92/0309
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Original letter from King George V offering condolences on the death of Captain Cherry V.C., M.C., and regret at being unable to present the VC to Cherry before his death. The collection also contains a letter from General Birdwood to Mrs Cherry (mother) offering condolences and giving details of the action Captain Cherry was involved in on the day of his death. A newspaper article on Cherry and copies of extracts from the London Gazette for his V.C. and M.C. citations also form part of the collection.