Major General Robert Montresor Rogers VC, CB - 44th Regiment ( The Essex Regiment )


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

Name Mark Sever,
BELL
Oliver,
BROOKS
William Thomas,
FORSHAW
Alfred Stowell,
JONES
Rank Colonel Sergeant Major Lieutenant-Colonel
Force Corps of Royal Engineers 3rd Bn, Coldstream Guards 1 / 9th Bn, Manchester Regiment 9th ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers
VC won Ordashu, Ashanti War,
4 February 1874
Haisnes, Loos, France,
8 October 1915
The Vinyard, Gallipoli,
7 - 9 August 1915
Delhi, Indian Mutiny,
8 June 1857
London Gaz 20 November 1874 28 October 1915 9 September 1915 18 June 1858
Born Sydney, NSW, Australia,
15 May 1843
Paulton, Somerset,
31 May 1889
Barrow-in-Furness,
20 April 1890
Liverpool,
24 January 1832
Died 26 June 1906,
Windlesham, Surrey
25 October 1940,
Windsor
26 May 1943,
Holyport
29 May 1920,
Finchampstead
Grave All Soul's Churchyard, South Ascot Windsor Borough Cemetery
( headstone erected 1987 )
Holy Trinity Church Graveyard, Touchen End
( the church is now a private residence )
St James Churchyard, Finchampstead
Location
of VC
Royal Engineers Museum, Gillingham Coldstream Guards RHQ, Wellington Barracks, London Manchester Regiment Museum, Ashton-under-Lyne Not publicly held
Remarks CB None None None

BERKSHIRE

Name Harry Hammon,
LYSTER
Francis Cornwallis,
MAUDE
Edmund John,
PHIPPS-HORNBY
Frederick William Owen,
POTTS
Rank Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Brigadier General Lance Corporal
Force Staff, Central India Field Force
( ex - 72nd Bengal Native Infantry )
Royal Regiment of Artillery 'Q' Battery, Royal Horse Artillery 1 / 1st Bn, Berkshire Yeomanry
VC won Calpee, Indian Mutiny,
23 May 1858
Char Bagh, Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
25 September 1857
Sanna's Post, 2nd Boer War,
31 March 1900 *
Hill 70, Gallipoli,
21 August 1915
London Gaz 21 October 1859 18 June 1858 26 June 1900 1 October 1915
Born Blackrock, Ireland,
24 December 1830
London,
28 October 1828
Westbourne, West Sussex,
31 December 1857
Reading,
18 December 1892
Died 1 February 1922,
London
19 October 1900,
Windsor
13 December 1947,
Sonning
2 November 1943,
Reading
Grave St James the Less Churchyard, Stubbing
Harry Lyster's unmarked grave
Windsor Borough Cemetery St Andrew's Churchyard, Sonning Reading Crematorium
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Not publicly held Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks CB CB CB CMG
* Elected by the regiment
None

BERKSHIRE

Name Llewellyn Alberic Emilius,
PRICE-DAVIES
Edward,
ROBINSON
Robert Montresor,
ROGERS
Sir Charles,
RUSSELL
Rank Major-General Able Seaman Major-General Lieutenant-Colonel
Force The King's Royal Rifle Corps Royal Navy ( Naval Brigade ) 44th Regiment
( Essex Regiment )
3rd Bn Grenadier Guards
VC won Blood River Poort, 2nd Boer War,
17 September 1901
Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
13 March 1858
Taku Forts, China,
21 August 1860
Inkermann, Crimea,
5 November 1854
London Gaz 29 November 1901 24 December 1858 13 August 1831 24 February 1857
Born Chirbury,
30 June 1878
Portsea, Hampshire,
17 June 1838
Dublin,
4 September 1834
Sothern Hill,
22 June 1826
Died 26 December 1965,
Corndon
2 October 1896,
Windsor Castle Estate
5 February 1895,
Maidenhead
13 April 1883,
Reading
Grave St Andrew's Churchyard, Sonning Old Windsor Church Road Cemetery
( headstone restored 2000 )
All Saint's Churchyard, Maidenhead All Saint's Church ( Vault ), Swallowfield
Location
of VC
Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester National Maritime Museum, Greenwich Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Grenadier Guards RHQ, Wellington Barracks, London
Remarks CB CMG DSO None CB None

BERKSHIRE

Name Sir John,
WATSON
Ferdinand Maurice Felix,
WEST


Rank General Air Commodore

Force 1st Punjab Irregular Cavalry 8 Squadron, Royal Air Force

VC won Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
14 November 1857
Over France,
10 August 1918


London Gaz 18 June 1858 8 November 1918

Born Chigwell Row, Essex,
6 September 1829
Paddington, London,
29 January 1896


Died 23 January 1919,
Finchampstead
7 July 1988,
Windsor


Grave St James Churchyard, Finchampstead Holy Trinity Churchyard, Sunningdale

Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London


Remarks GCB CBE MC

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