Awards & Winners

Charles Richard Sharpe

Date of Birth 02-April-1889
Place of Birth Pickworth, Lincolnshire
(United Kingdom)
Nationality United Kingdom
Profession Soldier
Charles Richard Sharpe VC 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. Charles Sharpe was a farmer's boy from Pickworth, near Bourne, Lincolnshire, who ran away from home to join the army at the age of sixteen. He was an Acting Corporal in the 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, British Army and 26 years old when the following deed took place during the Battle of Aubers Ridge in First World War for which he was awarded the VC.

Awards by Charles Richard Sharpe

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Victoria Cross
(In recognition of most conspicuous bravery that took place on 9 May, 1915 as Acting Corporal of the Lincolnshire Regiment during the First World War.)