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Stanley Henry Parry Boughey

Military Person from United Kingdom

Stanley Henry Parry Boughey Stanley Henry Parry Boughey VC (9 April 1896 – 4 December 1917) was a Scottish 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. Boughey was born in Liverpool on 9 April 1896. He was 21 years old, and a second lieutenant in the 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Scots Fusiliers, British Army during the First World War. He was awarded the VC for his actions on 1 December 1917 at El Burf, Palestine, against the Ottoman Army. He was wounded committing the act, and died three days later, on 4 December. Boughey was interred at the Gaza War Cemetery.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1896-04-09
Place of birth
Ayrshire
Nationality
United Kingdom

Death

Date of death
1917

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