Memorial flowerbed to A/Corporal William Cotter, the Leas, Folkestone
William Richard Cotter of 6th (Service) Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross (VC) for an act of gallantry on 6-7 March 1916 near the Hohenzollern Redoubt at Loos. He was commemorated in his hometown of Sandgate in Kent on a memorial tablet in the entrance lobby of the Chichester Hall and by this flower bed on the front at Folkestone.
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