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

Name Sir Redvers Henry,
BULLER
George Nicholas,
CHANNER
The Hon Sir Henry Hugh,
CLIFFORD
Francis Edward Henry,
FARQUHARSON
Rank General General Major-General Major
Force 60th Rifles
( King's Royal Rifle Corps )
Bengal Staff Corps
and 1st Gurkha Rifles, Indian Army
1st Bn Rifle Brigade 42nd Regiment
( Black Watch )
VC won Inhlobana, Zululand,
28 March 1879
Perak, Malaya,
20 December 1875
Inkermann, Crimea,
5 November 1854
Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
9 March 1858
London Gaz 17 June 1879 12 April 1876 24 February 1857 16 June 1859
Born Crediton,
7 December 1839
Allahabad, India,
7 January 1843
Irnham Hall, Lincolnshire,
12 September 1826
Glasgow,
25 March 1837
Died 2 June 1908,
Crediton
13 December 1905,
Westward Ho!
12 April 1883,
Ugbrooke House, Chudleigh
12 September 1875,
Haberton
Grave Holy Cross Churchyard, Crediton East-the-Water Cemetery, Bideford St Cyprian's Chapel, Ugbrooke House St Peter's Churchyard, Harberton
Location
of VC
Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester Not publicly held Replica on display in Ugbrooke House.
House open to the public.
Black Watch Museum, Perth
Remarks GCB GCMG CB CB KCMG None

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TABLE-2 : DEVONSHIRE

Name Arthur James Terance,
FLEMING-SANDES
Sir Gerald,
GRAHAM
Charles James William,
GRANT
Andrew,
HENRY
Rank Major Lieutenant-General Brevet Colonel Captain
Force 2nd Bn The East Surrey Regiment Corps of Royal Engineers 8th Gurkha Rifles, Indian Army Royal Regiment of Artillery
VC won Hohenzollern Redoubt, France,
29 September 1915
Sebastopol, Crimea,
18 June 1855
Manipur, Burma,
21 March to 9 April 1891
Inkermann, Crimea,
5 November 1854
London Gaz 18 November 1915 24 February 1857 26 May 1891 24 February 1857
Born Tulse Hill Park, London,
24 June 1894
Acton, West London,
27 June 1831
Bourtie, Aberdeenshire,
14 October 1861
Woolwich, SE London,
1 November 1823
Died 24 May 1961, ( visting Romsey, Hants )
Home: Teignmouth
17 December 1899,
Bideford
23 November 1932,
Sidmouth
14 October 1870,
Plymouth
Grave Torquay Crematorium East-the-Water Cemetery, Bideford Sidmouth Cemetery Ford Park Cemetery, Plymouth
Location
of VC
Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment Museum, Guildford Royal Engineers Museum, Chatham National Army Museum, Chelsea Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich
Remarks None GCB GCMG None None

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TABLE-3 : DEVONSHIRE

Name George,
HINCKLEY
George,
HOLLIS
Charles Edward,
HUDSON
James,
HUTCHINSON
Rank Quartermaster Farrier Major-General Corporal
Force Royal Navy ( Naval Brigade ) 8th Hussars
( King's Royal Irish )
Comd. 11th Bn The Sherwood Foresters 2/5th Bn The Lancashire Fusiliers
VC won Fung Wha, China,
9 October 1862
Gwalior, Indian Mutiny,
17 June 1858 *
Asiago, Italy,
15 June 1918
Ficheux, France,
28 June 1916
London Gaz 6 February 1863 26 January 1859 11 July 1918 9 September 1916
Born Liverpool,
22 June 1819
Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire,
October 1833
Derby,
29 May 1892
Bank Top, Lancashire,
9 July 1895
Died 31 December 1904,
Plymouth
16 May 1879,
Exeter
4 April 1959,
St Mary's, Scilly Isles
21 January 1972,
Torquay
Grave Ford Park Cemetery, Plymouth Exwick Cemetery, Exeter St Mary's Churchyard, Denbury Torquay Crematorium
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Not publicly held Sherwood Foresters Museum, Nottingham Not publicly held
Remarks None * Elected by the regiment CB DSO & Bar MC None

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TABLE-4 : DEVONSHIRE

Name Alan ,
JERRARD
James Bulmer,
JOHNSON
Edgar Kinghorn,
MYLES
William,
OXENHAM
Rank Flight-Lieutenant Second-Lieutenant Captain Corporal
Force 66 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps 2nd Bn The Northumberland Fusiliers 8th Bn The Welch Regiment
att'd 9th Bn The Worcestershire Regiment
32nd Regiment
( Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry )
VC won Mansue, Italy,
30 March 1918
Wez Macquart, France,
14 October 1918
Sanna-i-Yat, Mesopotamia,
9 April 1916
Defence of Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
30 June 1857
London Gaz 1 May 1918 26 December 1918 26 September 1916 21 November 1859
Born Lewisham, SE London,
3 December 1897
Widdrington, Northumberland,
31 December 1889
Wanstead, Essex,
29 July 1894
Tiverton,
July 1823
Died 14 May 1968,
Lyme Regis, Dorset
23 March 1943,
Plymouth
31 January 1977,
Bishopsteignton
29 December 1875,
Exeter
Grave Devon & Exeter Crematorium
Hillingdon Churchyard, Middlesex (Headstone)
Efford Crematorium, Plymouth Torquay Crematorium Higher Cemetery, Exeter
(Headstone erected 1996)
Location
of VC
Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon Royal Northumberland Fusiliers Museum, Alnwick Castle Worcestershire Regiment Museum, Worcester Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Museum, Bodmin
Remarks None None None None

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TABLE-5 : DEVONSHIRE

Name Henry Singleton,
PENNELL
Peter Scawen Watkinson,
ROBERTS
Thomas Henry,
SAGE
Gordon Charles,
STEELE
Rank Captain Lieutenant Private Commander
Force 2nd Bn The Derbyshire Regiment Royal Navy * 8th Bn The Somerset Light Infantry
( Prince Albert's )
Royal Navy *
VC won Tirah Campaign, India,
20 October 1897
Sea of Crete,
16 February 1942
Tower Hamlets Spur, Belgium,
4 October 1917
Kronstadt, Russia,
18 August 1919
London Gaz 20 May 1898 9 June 1942 18 December 1917 11 November 1919
Born Dawlish,
18 June 1874
Chesham Bois, Buckinghamshire,
28 July 1917
Tiverton,
8 December 1882
Exeter,
1 November 1892
Died 19 January 1907,
St Moritz, Switzerland
8 December 1979,
Newton Ferrers
20 July 1945,
Tiverton
4 January 1981,
Winkleigh
Grave St Gregory's Churchyard, Dawlish Holy Cross Churchyard, Newton Ferrers
(Efford Crematorium, Plymouth)
Tiverton Cemetery All Saint's New Cemetery, Winkleigh
Location
of VC
Sherwood Foresters Museum, Nottingham Not publicly held Not publicly held Trinity House, Tower Hill, London
Remarks Killed in a toboggan accident * HM Submarine Thrasher None * Coastal MB 88

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TABLE-6 : DEVONSHIRE

Name William Harry Thomas,
SYLVESTER
Alfred Maurice,
TOYE


Rank Surgeon Major Brigadier

Force 23rd Regiment
( Welch Regiment )
2nd Bn The Middlesex Regiment

VC won Sebastopol, Crimea,
8 September 1855
Eterpigny Ridge, France,
25 March 1918


London Gaz 20 November 1857 8 May 1918

Born Devizes, Wiltshire,
16 April 1831
Aldershot, Hampshire,
15 April 1897


Died 13 March 1920,
Paignton
6 September 1955,
Tiverton


Grave Paignton Cemetery
(refurbished by RAMC, January 2000)
Tiverton Cemetery

Location
of VC
Army Medical Services Museum, Aldershot National Army Museum, Chelsea

Remarks Worked with Florence Nightingale MC

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