General George Channer VC CB - 1st Goorkha Regiment ( Bengal Staff Corps )


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 )
1st Goorkha Regiment ( Bengal Staff Corps ) 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 14 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 Andrew's Churchyard, Harberton
Location
of VC
Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Ugbrooke House, Chudleigh Black Watch Museum, Perth
Remarks GCB GCMG CB KCMG CB None

DEVONSHIRE

Name Alfred James Terence,
FLEMING-SANDES
Sir Gerald,
GRAHAM
Charles James William,
GRANT
Andrew,
HENRY
Rank Major Lieutenant-General Colonel Captain
Force 2nd Bn, East Surrey Regiment Corps of Royal Engineers 12th Regiment ( 2nd Burma Bn ) Madras Infantry Royal Regiment of Artillery
VC won Hohenzollern Redoubt, France,
29 September 1915
Sebastopol, Crimea,
18 June 1855
Manipur, Burma,
27 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, Devonshire
17 December 1899,
Bideford
23 November 1932,
Sidmouth
14 October 1870,
Plymouth
Grave Torquay Crematorium
Memorial in St George's Church garden Holcombe
East-the-Water Cemetery, Bideford Sidmouth Cemetery Ford Park Cemetery, Plymouth
Location
of VC
Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment Museum, Guildford Royal Engineers Museum, Gillingham Sold at auction Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich
Remarks None GCB GCMG None None

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, Sherwood Foresters 2 / 5th Bn, 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

DEVONSHIRE

Name James Bulmer,
JOHNSON
Edgar Kinghorn,
MYLES
William,
OXENHAM
Henry Singleton,
PENNELL
Rank Second Lieutenant Captain Corporal Captain
Force 2nd Bn, Northumberland Fusiliers 8th Bn, Welch Regiment
att'd 9th Bn, Worcestershire Regiment
32nd Regiment
( Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry )
2nd Bn, Derbyshire Regiment
VC won Wez Macquart, France,
14 October 1918
Sanna-i-Yat, Mesopotamia,
9 April 1916
Defence of Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
30 June 1857
Tirah Campaign, India,
20 October 1897
London Gaz 26 December 1918 26 September 1916 21 November 1859 20 May 1898
Born Widdrington, Northumberland,
31 December 1889
East Ham, London,
23 July 1894
Tiverton,
July 1823
Dawlish,
18 June 1874
Died 23 March 1943,
Plymouth
31 January 1977,
Bishopsteignton
29 December 1875,
Exeter
19 January 1907,
St Moritz, Switzerland
Grave Efford Crematorium, Plymouth Torquay Crematorium Higher Cemetery, Exeter
( headstone erected 1996 )
St Gregory's Churchyard, Dawlish
Location
of VC
Royal Northumberland Fusiliers Museum, Alnwick Castle Worcestershire Regiment Museum, Worcester Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Museum, Bodmin Sherwood Foresters Museum, Nottingham
Remarks None DSO None Killed on the Cresta Run, St Moritz, Switzerland

DEVONSHIRE

Name Peter Scawen Watkinson,
ROBERTS
Thomas Henry,
SAGE
Gordon Charles,
STEELE
Henry Thomas,
SYLVESTER
Rank Lieutenant Private Commander Surgeon Major
Force Royal Navy
( HM Submarine 'Thrasher' )
8th Bn, Somerset Light Infantry
( Prince Albert's )
Royal Navy
( Coastal Motorboat 88 )
23rd Regiment
( Welch Regiment )
VC won Sea of Crete,
16 February 1942
Tower Hamlets Spur, Belgium,
4 October 1917
Kronstadt, Russia,
18 August 1919
Sebastopol, Crimea,
8 September 1855
London Gaz 9 June 1942 18 December 1917 11 November 1919 20 November 1857
Born Chesham Bois, Buckinghamshire,
28 July 1917
Tiverton,
8 December 1882
Exeter,
1 November 1892
Devizes, Wiltshire,
16 April 1831
Died 8 December 1979,
Newton Ferrers
20 July 1945,
Tiverton
4 January 1981,
Winkleigh
13 March 1920,
Paignton
Grave Holy Cross Churchyard, Newton Ferrers
( Efford Crematorium, Plymouth )
Tiverton Cemetery All Saint's New Cemetery, Winkleigh Paignton Cemetery
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Not publicly held Trinity House, Tower Hill, London Army Medical Services Museum, Mytchett
Remarks None None None Worked with Florence Nightingale

DEVONSHIRE

Name Alfred Maurice,
TOYE



Rank Brigadier


Force 2nd Bn, Middlesex Regiment


VC won Eterpigny Ridge, France,
25 March 1918



London Gaz 8 May 1918


Born Aldershot, Hampshire,
15 April 1897



Died 6 September 1955,
Tiverton



Grave Tiverton Cemetery


Location
of VC
National Army Museum, London


Remarks MC


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