John Pennington Harman VC

Died aged c. 30

Lance Corporal John Pennington Harman VC (20 July 1914 – 9 April 1944) was a British Army soldier and an English recipient of the Victoria Cross (VC), the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. His was one of three VC's awarded for action in India during World War II, the others being awarded to John Niel Randle (also at the Battle of Kohima) and Abdul Hafiz (VC) at the Battle of Imphal.

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John Pennington Harman VC 1914-1944 Lance Corporal 4th Battalion The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment awarded the Victoria Cross for conspicuous bravery at Kohima, Assam, India 9 April 1944 born here

9 Shrewsbury Road, Beckenham, United Kingdom where they was born (1914)