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

Name Frederick William,
BELL
Daniel,
BURGES
John,
BYTHESEA
John Charles Campbell,
DAUNT
Rank Lieutenant Colonel T / Lieutenant-Colonel Rear Admiral Colonel
Force West Australian Mounted Infantry The Gloucestershire Regiment
comd 7th Bn South Wales Borderes
Royal Navy 11th Bengal Native Infantry
VC won Boer War, South Africa
16 May 1901
France,
18 September 1918
Crimea,
9 August 1854
Indian Mutiny,
2 October 1857
London Gaz 4 October 1901 14 December 1918 24 February 1857 25 February 1862
Born Perth, Western Australia
3 April 1875
Central London,
1 July 1873
Freshford, Somerset,
15 June 1827
8 November 1832,
Autranches, Normandy, France
Died 28 April 1954
Bristol
28 October 1946,
Bristol
18 May 1906,
West London
15 April 1886,
Bristol
Grave Canford Cemetery, Bristol
(restored January 1997)
Arnos Vale Crematorium, Bristol Bath Abbey Cemetery, Bath Redland Parish Church Graveyard, Bristol
Location
of VC
Western Australia Museum, Perth Not publicly held Royal Naval Museum, Portsmouth Not publicly held
Remarks None None CB CIE None

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AVON

Name Gronow,
DAVIS
George Fiott,
DAY
George Vincent,
FOSBERY
Manley Angell,
JAMES
Rank Major-General Captain Colonel Brigadier
Force Royal Regiment of Artillery Royal Navy 4th Bengal European Regiment, Indian Army 8th Bn The Gloucestershire Regiment
VC won Crimea,
8 September 1855
Crimea,
17 September 1855
Umbeyla, North West India,
30 October 1863
France,
21 March 1918
London Gaz 23 June 1857 24 February 1857 7 July 1865 28 June 1918
Born Clifton, Bristol,
16 May 1828
Southampton,
20 June 1820
Stert, Wiltshire,
11 April 1832
Odiham, Hampshire,
12 July 1896
Died 18 October 1891,
Clifton, Bristol
18 December 1876,
Weston-super-Mare
8 May 1907,
Bath
23 September 1975,
Westbury on Trym
Grave Arno's Vale Cemetery, Bristol Weston-super-Mare Cemetery
(headstone erected May 2002)
St Mary's Cemetery, Bath Canford Crematorium, Bristol
Location
of VC
Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich Sheesh Mahal Museum, Patiala, India Not publicly held Not publicly held
Remarks None None None DSO MC MBE

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AVON

Name Henry Edward,
JEROME
Herbert Wallace,
LE PATOUREL
Ferdinand Simeon,
LE QUESNE
Herbert Taylor,
READE
Rank Major-General Brigadier Lieutenant-Colonel Surgeon General
Force 86th Regiment
(later The Royal Irish Rifles)
2nd Bn The Hampshire Regiment Medical Staff
(later RAMC)
61st Regiment
(later The Gloucestershire Regiment)
VC won Indian Mutiny,
3 April 1858
Tunisia,
3 December 1942
Tartan Village, Burma,
4 May 1889
Indian Mutiny,
14 September 1857
London Gaz 11 November 1859 9 March 1943 29 October 1889 5 February 1861
Born Antigua, West Indies,
28 February 1830
Guernsey, Channel Islands,
20 June 1916
Jersey, Channel Islands,
25 December 1863
Perth, Ontario, Canada,
2 September 1828
Died 25 February 1901,
Bath
4 September 1979,
Chewton Mendip, Somerset
14 April 1950,
Bristol
23 June 1897,
Bath
Grave Lansdown Cemetery, Bath South Bristol Crematorium Canford Cemetery, Bristol
(restored Spring 1999)
Locksbrook Cemetery, Bath
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum Jersey Museum, St Helier Gloucestershire Regiment Museum, Gloucester
Remarks None None None CB

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AVON

Name George Alexander,
RENNY
Frederick George,
ROOM
William Francis Frederick,
WALLER
Harry Blanshard,
WOOD
Rank Major-General Acting Lance-Corporal Colonel Lance-Sergeant
Force Bengal Horse Artillery,
(later Royal Regiment of Artillery)
2nd Bn The Royal Irish Regiment 25th Bombay Infantry 2nd Bn Scots Guards
VC won Indian Mutiny,
16 September 1857
Belgium,
16 August 1917
Indian Mutiny,
20 June 1858
France,
13 October 1918
London Gaz 12 April 1859 17 October 1917 25 February 1862 14 December 1918
Born Riga, Latvia,
12 May 1825
Bristol,
31 May 1895
Dagoolie, India,
20 August 1839
Pocklington, Yorkshire,
21 June 1882
Died 5 January 1887,
Bath
19 January 1932,
Bristol
29 January 1885,
Bath
15 August 1924,
Bristol
Grave Locksbrook Cemetery, Bath Greenbank Cemetery, Bristol Locksbrook Cemetery, Bath Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bristol
Location
of VC
Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich National Army Museum, Chelsea Not publicly held York Castle Museum
Remarks None None None MM

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