Grave of VC hero to be restored

Arthur Cross

The grave of Norfolk Victoria Cross hero Arthur Cross will be among those benefitting from a £100,000 grant from the government.

The project, in conjunction with the Victoria Cross Trust, aims to restore all the graves of VC heroes in need of repair. Arthur Cross, won his VC in the first world war serving with the machine gun corps. He was born at Shipdham but is buried in Streatham Vale Cemetary in London.