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GRAVE LOCATION FOR HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN THE COUNTY OF : DORSET

Name Charles George,
BAKER
Frederick,
BARTER
Aylmer Spicer,
CAMERON
Jack Thomas,
COUNTER
Rank Lieutenant Captain Colonel Private
Force Bengal Police Battalion 1st Bn The Royal Welch Fusiliers 72nd Highlanders
( Seaforth Highlanders )
1st Bn King's ( Liverpool ) Regiment
VC won Suhednee, Indian Mutiny,
27 September 1858
Festubert, France,
16 May 1915
Kotah, Indian Mutiny,
30 March 1858
Boiseux St Marc, France,
16 April 1918
London Gaz 25 February 1862 26 June 1915 11 November 1859 22 May 1918
Born Neocolly, Bengal, India,
8 December 1830
Cardiff,
17 January 1891
Hampshire,
12 August 1833
Blandford Forum,
3 November 1898
Died 19 February 1906,
Southbourne
15 May 1953,
Poole
10 June 1909,
Alverstoke, Hampshire
16 September 1970,
Blandford Forum
Grave Christchurch Cemetery Bournemouth Crematorium St Mark's Churchyard, Highcliffe Bournemouth Crematorium
( St Saviour's Churchyard, St Helier, Jersey )( Headstone )
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum, Caernarvon Highlanders Museum, Fort George Jersey Museum, St Helier
Remarks None MC None None

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TABLE-2 : DORSET

Name Sir Victor Alexander Charles,
CRUTCHLEY
Joseph John,
DAVIES
Sir Reginald Clare,
HART
Henry James,
KNIGHT
Rank Admiral Staff-Sergeant General Captain
Force Royal Navy * 10th Bn The Royal Welch Fusiliers Corps of Royal Engineers The King's ( Liverpool ) Regiment
VC won Ostend, Belgium,
22 April & 9-10 May 1918
Delville Wood, France,
20 July 1916
Bazar Valley, Afghan War,
31 January 1879
Van Wyk's Vlei, 2nd Boer War,
21 August 1900
London Gaz 28 August 1918 26 September 1916 10 June 1879 4 January 1901
Born London,
2 November 1893
Tipton, Staffordshire,
28 April 1889
Scarriff, Co Clare, Ireland,
11 June 1848
Yeovil, Somerset,
5 November 1878
Died 24 January 1986,
Nettlecombe
16 February 1976,
Bournemouth
Bournemouth,
10 October 1931
24 November 1955,
Winterborne Anderson
Grave St Mary's Churchyard, Powerstock Bournemouth Crematorium St Mary's Churchyard, Netherbury Bournemouth Crematorium
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum, Caernarvon Not publicly held King's Regiment Museum, Liverpool
Remarks * HMS Vindictive. KGB DSC None GCB KCVO None

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TABLE-3 : DORSET

Name William Job,
MAILLARD
Jack Foreman,
MANTLE
Arthur,
MAYO
Frederick,
MCNESS
Rank Staff Surgeon Acting Leading Seaman Midshipman Sergeant
Force Royal Navy Royal Navy * Indian Navy ( Naval Brigade ) 1st Bn Scots Guards
VC won Candia, Crete,
6 September 1898
Portland Harbour,
4 July 1940
Dacca, Indian Mutiny,
22 November 1857
Ginchy, France,
15 September 1916
London Gaz 2 December 1898 3 September 1940 25 February 1862 26 October 1916
Born Banwell, Somerset,
10 March 1863
Wandsworth, SE London,
12 April 1917
Oxford,
18 May 1840
Bramley, Yorkshire,
22 January 1892
Died 10 September 1903,
Bournemouth
4 July 1940,
Portland Harbour
18 May 1920,
Boscombe
4 May 1958,
Boscombe
Grave Wimborne Road Cemetery, Bournemouth Portland Naval Cemetery East Cemetery, Boscombe, Bournemouth Bournemouth Crematorum
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Not publicly held Prince of Wales' Museum of Western India, Bombay Scots Guards RHQ, Wellington Barracks, London
Remarks None * HMS Foylebank None None

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TABLE-4 : DORSET

Name Edward Noel,
MELLISH
Frederick William,
PALMER
Ernest Herbert,
PITCHER
Alfred Oliver,
POLLARD
Rank Captain The Rev T/Chaplain Second-Lieutenant Chief Petty Officer Second Lieutenant
Force Army Chaplain's Dept.
( Royal Chaplain's Dept )
22nd Bn The Royal Fusiliers Royal Navy * 1st Bn Honourable Artillery Company
VC won St Eloi, Belgium,
27 - 29 March 1916
Courcelette, France,
16 - 17 February 1917
Bay of Biscay,
8 August 1917
Gavrelle, France,
29 April 1917
London Gaz 20 April 1916 3 April 1917 2 November 1917 8 June 1917
Born Barnet, Hertfordshire,
24 December 1880
Hammersmith, W London,
11 November 1891
Mullion, Cornwall,
31 December 1888
Wallington, Surrey,
4 May 1893
Died 8 July 1962,
South Petherton, Somerset
10 September 1955,
Lymington, Hampshire
10 February 1946,
Sherborne
4 December 1960,
Bournemouth
Grave Weymouth Crematorium Bournemouth Crematorium
(All Saint's Churchyard, Hordle)(Headstone)
Northbrook Cemetery, Swanage Bournemouth Crematorium
Location
of VC
Royal Fusiliers Museum, Tower of London Not publicly held Not publicly held Honourable Artillery Company, London
Remarks MC MM * HMS Dunraven ( 'Q' ship )
DSM
MC & Bar DCM

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TABLE-5 : DORSET

Name Thomas,
PRIDE
William Bernard,
RHODES-MOOREHOUSE
James,
WELCH

Rank Captain of the Afterguard Lieutenant
(w.e.f. 24 April 1915 notified posthumously)
Sergeant
Force Royal Navy 2 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps 1st Bn The Royal Berkshire Regiment
VC won Shimonoski, Japan,
6 September 1864
Over Courtrai, France,
26 April 1915
Oppy, France,
29 April 1917

London Gaz 21 April 1865 22 May 1915 27 June 1917
Born Oldbridge,
29 March 1835
London,
26 September 1887
Stratfield Saye,
7 July 1889

Died 16 July 1893,
Parkstone
27 April 1915,
Merville Casualty Clearing Station, France
28 June 1978,
Bournemouth

Grave All Saint's Churchyard, Banksome Park Parnham House Bournemouth Crematorium
Location
of VC
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich Not publicly held Glocs, Berks & Wilts Regiment Museum, Salisbury
Remarks None None None

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