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

Name Thomas,
ARTHUR (real name MCARTHUR)
Andrew Frederick Weatherby,
BEAUCHAMP-PROCTOR
William,
GOSLING
Clement Walker,
HENEAGE
Rank Gunner & Driver A/Captain Major Captain
Force Royal Regiment of Artillery 84 Squadron Royal Air Force 3rd Wessex Brigade
Royal Field Artillery
8th Hussars
( King's Royal Irish )
VC won Sebastopol, Crimea,
7 June 1855
Over France,
8 August - 8 October 1918
Arras, France,
5 Arpil 1917
Gwalior, Indian Mutiny,
17 June 1858 *
London Gaz 24 February 1857 30 November 1918 14 June 1917 26 January 1859
Born Abbotsham, Devon,
1835
Mossel Bay, Cape Province, South Africa,
4 September 1894
Wanborough,
15 August 1892
Compton Bassett,
6 March 1831
Died 2 March 1902,
Savernake
21 June 1921,
RAF display, Upavon
12 February 1945,
Wroughton
9 December 1901,
Compton Bassett
Grave Cadley Churchyard
( Church now a private residence )
Upavon Cemetery
( August 1921, re-interred Mafeking Cemetery, South Africa )
St John & St Helen's Churchyard Cemetery Extension, Wroughton St Swithun's Church, Compton Bassett
( vault beneath the aisle )
Location
of VC
Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich Not publicly held Not publicly held Not publicly held
Remarks None DSO MC & Bar DFC None * Elected by the regiment

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TABLE-2 : WILTSHIRE

Name George,
STRONG



Rank Private


Force Coldstream Guards


VC won Sebastopol, Crimea,
September 1855



London Gaz 24 February 1857


Born Odcombe, Somerset,
7 April 1833



Died 25 August 1888,
Sherston Magna



Grave Church of the Holy Cross, Sherston
( new headstone erected 1986 )



Location
of VC
Coldstream Guards RHQ, Wellington Barracks, London


Remarks None


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