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GRAVE LOCATION FOR HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : SOUTH WEST LONDON

Name Ernest Wright,
ALEXANDER
Spencer John,
BENT
William Ewart,
BOULTER
James,
COLLIS
Rank Major-General Regimental Sergeant-Major Lieutenant Gunner
Force 119th Bty Royal Field Artillery The East Lancashire Regiment 6th Bn The Northamptonshire Regiment Royal Horse Artillery
VC won Elouges, Belgium,
24 August 1914
Le Gheer, Belgium,
1-2 November 1914
Trones Wood, Somme, France,
14 July 1916
Maiwand, Afghan War,
28 July 1880
London Gaz 18 February 1915 9 December 1914 26 October 1916 16 May 1881
Born Liverpool,
2 October 1870
Stowmarket, Suffolk,
16 March 1891
Wigston, Leicestershire,
14 October 1892
Cambridge,
19 April 1856
Died 25 August 1934,
Kingsbridge, Devon
3 May 1977,
Hackney, E London
1 June 1955,
In a London Hospital
28 June 1918,
Battersea, SW London
Grave Putney Vale Crematorium ( headstone ) West Norwood Crematorium ( small plaque ) Putney Vale Crematorium Wandsworth Cemetery
( headstone erected 1998 )
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Not publicly held Northamptonshire Regiment Museum, Northampton Not publicly held
Remarks CB CMG MM None None

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Name Harry,
GREENWOOD
Reginald Frederick Johnson,
HAYWARD
Alfred Joseph,
RICHARDS
Harry Norton,
SCHOFIELD
Rank A/Lieutenant Colonel Lieutenant-Colonel Sergeant Lieutenant-Colonel
Force Comd 9th Bn The King's Own
Yorkshire Light Infantry
1st Bn The Wiltshire Regiment 1st Bn The Lancashire Fusiliers Royal Field Artillery
VC won Ovillers, France,
23-24 October 1918
Frenicourt, France,
21-22 March 1918
W-Beach, Cape Helles, Gallipoli,
25 April 1915 *
Colenso, 2nd Boer War,
15 December 1899
London Gaz 26 December 1918 24 April 1918 24 August 1915 30 August 1901
Born Windsor, Berkshire,
25 November 1881
Swartberg, East Griqualand, South Africa,
17 June 1881
Plymouth, Devon,
21 June 1879
Manchester,
29 January 1895
Died 5 May 1948,
Wimbledon, SW London
17 January 1970,
Chelsea, SW London
21 may 1953,
Southfields, SW London
10 October 1931,
Connaught Gardens, SW London
Grave Putney Vale Cemetery Putney Vale Crematorium Putney Vale Cemetery Putney Vale Cemetery
Location
of VC
King's Own Yorkshire LI Museum, Doncaster Royal Glocs, Berks & Wilts Regiment Museum, Salisbury Not publicly held Not publicly held
Remarks DSO & Bar OBE MC MC & Bar * Elected by the regiment
One of the "6 VCs before breakfast"
None

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