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

Name Angus,
BUCHANAN
John Vaughan,
CAMPBELL
James Power,
CARNE
Alfred Francis Blakeney,
CARPENTER
Rank T / Captain Brigadier-General Colonel Vice-Admiral
Force 4th Bn The South Wales Borderers Comd 3rd Bn Coldstream Guards 1st Bn The Gloucestershire Regiment Royal Navy
VC won Falauiyah Lines, Mesopotamia,
5 April 1916
Ginchy, Somme, France,
15 September 1916
Imjin River, Korea,
22-23 April 1951
Zeebrugge, Belgium,
22-23 April 1918
London Gaz 26 September 1916 26 October 1916 27 October 1953 23 July 1918
Born Coleford,
11 August 1894
London,
31 October 1876
Falmouth, Cornwall,
11 April 1906
Barnes, SW London,
17 September 1881
Died 1 March 1944,
Gloucester
21 May 1944,
Woodchester
19 April 1986,
Cheltenham
27 December 1955,
Nr. Lydney
Grave Coleford Cemetery Churchyard Cheltenham Crematorium Cheltenham Crematorium
( Cranham Churchyard - Headstone )
Gloucester Crematorium
Location
of VC
South Wales Borderers Museum, Brecon Coldstream Guards RHQ, Wellington Barracks, London Gloucestershire Regiment Museum, Gloucester Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks MC CMG DSO DSO Elected by ballot

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TABLE-2 : GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Name Frederic Brooks,
DUGDALE
James,
FORBES-ROBERTSON
Thomas de Courcy,
HAMILTON
William Henry,
HEWITT
Rank Lieutenant Brigadier-General Major-General Major
Force 5th Lancers ( Royal Irish ) Comd 1st Bn The Border Regiment 68th Regiment
( Durham Light Infantry )
2nd South African Light Infantry
VC won Derby, 2nd Boer War,
3 March 1901
Vieux Bertuin, France,
11-12 April 1918
Sebastopol, Crimea,
11 May 1855
Ypres, Belgium,
20 September 1917
London Gaz 17 September 1901 22 May 1918 24 February 1857 26 November 1917
Born Burnley, Lancashire,
21 October 1877
Strathpeffer, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland,
7 July 1884
Stranraer, Scotland,
20 July 1825
Copdock, Suffolk,
19 June 1884
Died 13 November 1902,
Riding with North Cotswold Hounds
5 August 1955,
Bourton-on-the-Water
3 March 1908,
Cheltenham
7 December 1966,
Cheltenham
Grave Longborough Churchyard Cheltenham Cemetery Cheltenham Cemetery Cheltenham Crematorium
Location
of VC
Queen's Royal Lancers Museum, Belvoir Castle Not publicly held Not publicly held Framlingham College, Suffolk
Remarks Died as a result of a hunting accident DSO & Bar MC None None

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TABLE-3 : GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Name Alfred Henry,
HOOK
The Hon Alexander Gore,
HORE-RUTHVEN
John Simpson,
KNOX
Henry,
LYSONS
Rank Sergeant Brigadier-General Brevet Major Colonel
Force 24th Regiment
( South Wales Borderers )
The Highland Light Infantry Scots Fusilier Guards
and The Rifle Brigade
The Cameronians ( Scottish Rifles )
VC won Rorke's Drift, Natal,
22-23 January 1879
Gedarif, Sudanese War,
22 September 1898
Alma & Sebastopol, Crimea,
20 September 1854
Zlobane Mountain, Zululand,
28 March 1879
London Gaz 2 May 1879 26 February 1899 24 February 1857 5 April 1882
Born Alney,
6 August 1850
Windsor, Berkshire,
6 July 1872
Glasgow,
30 September 1828
Morden, Surrey,
13 July 1858
Died 12 March 1905,
Gloucester
2 May 1955,
Shipton Moyne
8 January 1897,
Cheltenham
24 July 1907,
Marylebone, Central London
Grave St Andrew's Churchyard, Churcham St John the Baptist Churchyard, Shipton Moyne Cheltenham Cemetery St Peter's Churchyard, Rodmarton
Location
of VC
South Wales Borderers Museum, Brecon Not publicly held Not publicly held Cameronians Museum, Hamilton
Remarks None Later The Earl of Gowrie None CB

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TABLE-4 : GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Name William George Nicholas,
MANLEY
Sir Percival Scrope,
MARLING
William Fraser,
MCDONELL
Francis George,
MILES
Rank Surgeon General Colonel Mr. Private
Force Royal Regiment of Artillery The King's Royal Rifle Corps
att'd Mounted Infantry
Bengal Civil Service 1/5th Bn The Gloucestershire Regiment
VC won Tauranga, New Zealand,
29 April 1864
Mahdi Rebellion, Sudan,
13 March 1884
Arrah, Indian Mutiny,
30 July 1857
Bois de l'Evique, France,
23 October 1918
London Gaz 22 September 1864 21 May 1884 17 February 1860 6 January 1919
Born Dublin,
17 December 1831
Stroud,
6 March 1861
Cheltenham,
17 December 1829
Clearwell Village,
9 July 1896
Died 16 November 1901,
Cheltenham
29 May 1936,
Stroud
31 July 1894,
Cheltenham
8 November 1961,
Clearwell
Grave Cheltenham Cemetery All Saints Church ( Vault ), Selsley St Peter's Churchyard, Leckhampton St Peter's Churchyard, Clearwell
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Not publicly held Not publicly held Not publicly held
Remarks CB CB None None

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TABLE-5 : GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Name Richard Raymond,
WILLIS



Rank Major


Force 1st Bn The Lancashire Fusiliers


VC won Gallipoli,Turkey,
25 April 1915 *



London Gaz 24 August 1915


Born Woking, Surrey,
13 October 1876



Died 9 February 1966,
Cheltenham



Grave Cheltenham Crematorium


Location
of VC
Imperial War Museum - North, Manchester


Remarks * Elected by the regiment
Last of the "Six VCs Before Breakfast"



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