Drum Major William Kenny VC - 2nd Bn, Gordon Highlanders


GRAVE LOCATION FOR HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : BROOKWOOD CEMETERY, WOKING, SURREY

Name William Robert Fountaine,
ADDISON
Daniel Marcus William,
BEAK
Cyril Hubert,
FRISBY
Edmund Barron,
HARTLEY
Rank The Reverend Major General Acting Captain Colonel
Force T / Chaplain to the Forces Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
( Drake Bn, Royal Naval Division )
1st Bn, Coldstream Guards Cape Mounted Rifleman
South African Forces
VC won Sanna-i-Yat, Mesopotamia,
9 April 1916
Logeast Wood, France,
21, 25 August & 4 September 1918
Canal du Nord, Graincourt, France,
27 September 1918
Moirosi's Mountain, Basuto War
5 June 1879
London Gaz 25 September 1916 15 November 1918 27 November 1918 7 October 1881
Born Cranbrook, Kent
16 September 1883
Southampton,
27 July 1891
New Barnet, Hertfordshire,
17 September 1885
Ivybridge, Devon,
6 May 1847
Died 7 January 1962,
St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex
3 May 1967,
Swindon, Wiltshire
10 September 1961,
Guildford
20 March 1919,
Ash, Hampshire
Grave Brookwood Cemetery Brookwood Cemetery
( It is believed Beak did not desire a headstone )
Brookwood Cemetery Brookwood Cemetery
( image courtesy Stewart May )
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Coldstream Guards RHQ, Wellington Barracks, London Army Medical Services Museum, Mytchett
Remarks None DSO, MC & Bar None CMG

BROOKWOOD CEMETERY, WOKING, SURREY

Name James,
HOLLOWELL
Edgar Thomas
INKSON
William,
KENNY
Ross Lowis,
MANGLES
Rank Lance Corporal Colonel Drum Major Mr
Force 78th Regiment
( Seaforth Highlanders )
Royal Army Medical Corps
att'd Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
2nd Bn, Gordon Highlanders Bengal Civil Service
VC won Defence of Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
26 September 1857
Colenso, 2nd Boer War,
24 February 1900
Ypres, Belgium,
23 October 1914
Arrah, Indian Mutiny,
30 July 1857
London Gaz 16 June 1858 15 January 1901 16 February 1915 6 July 1859
Born Lambeth, S London,
1823
Naini Tai, India,
5 April 1872
Drogheda, Co Louth, Ireland,
24 August 1880
Calcutta, India,
14 April 1833
Died 4 April 1876,
Holborn, London
19 February 1947,
Chichester Hospital, West Sussex
10 January 1936,
Hammersmith, W London
28 February 1905,
Pirbright
Grave Brookwood Cemetery
( headstone erected October 2000 )
Brookwood Cemetery
( Woking Crematorium )
Brookwood Cemetery
( headstone erected March 1999 )
Brookwood Cemetery
( image courtesy Stewart May )
Location
of VC
Highlanders Museum, Fort George, Ardersier Army Medical Services Museum, Mytchett Gordon Highlanders Museum, Aberdeen National Army Museum, London
Remarks None DSO None None

BROOKWOOD CEMETERY, WOKING, SURREY

Name Matthew Fontaine Maury,
MEIKLEJOHN
William,
REYNOLDS
John,
SHERWOOD-KELLY
Wallace Duffield,
WRIGHT
Rank Major Corporal A / Lieutenant Colonel Brigadier General
Force 2nd Bn, Gordon Highlanders Scots ( Fusilier ) Guards Norfolk Regiment
comd 1st Bn, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Queen's Royal Regiment ( West Surrey )
att'd Northern Nigerian Regiment
VC won Elandslaagte, 2nd Boer War,
21 October 1899
Alma, Crimea,
20 September 1854
France,
20 November 1917
Northern Nigeria,
26 February 1903
London Gaz 20 July 1900 24 February 1857 11 January 1918 11 September 1903
Born Clapham, SW London,
27 November 1870
Edinburgh,
1827
Queenstown, Cape Province, South Africa,
13 January 1880
Gibraltar,
20 September 1875
Died 4 July 1913,
The Middlesex Hospital *
20 October 1869,
Strand, C London
18 August 1931,
Kensington, W London
25 March 1953,
Cobham
Grave Brookwood Cemetery
( image courtesy Stewart May )
Brookwood Cemetery
( headstone erected April 2007 )
Brookwood Cemetery Brookwood Cemetery
Location
of VC
Gordon Highlanders Museum, Aberdeen Scots Guards RHQ, Wellington Barracks, London National Museum of Military History, Johannesburg Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment Museum, Guildford
Remarks * Following a riding accident in Hyde Park None CMG DSO CB CMG DSO

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