Private Sydney Godley VC - 4th Bn, Royal Fusiliers ( City of London Regiment )


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

Name Bryan James,
BUDD
Laurence,
CALVERT
Frederick,
CORBETT
( real name DAVID EMBLETON )
Job Henry Charles,
DRAIN
Rank Corporal Sergeant Private Sergeant
Force 3rd Bn, Parachute Regiment 5th Bn, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 3rd Bn, King's Royal Rifle Corps 37th Bty, Royal Field Artillery
VC won Sangin, Helmand Province, Afghanistan,
20 August 2006
Havrincourt, France,
12 September 1918
Arabi Pasha Rebellion, Egypt,
5 August 1882 *
Le Cateau, France,
26 August 1914
London Gaz 14 December 2006 15 November 1918 16 February 1883 25 November 1914
Born Belfast, Northern Ireland,
16 July 1977
Leeds,
16 February 1892
Maldon,
19 September 1853
Barking,
15 October 1895
Died 20 August 2006,
Helmand Province, Afghanistan
7 July 1964,
Dagenham
25 September 1912,
Maldon
26 July 1975,
Barking
Grave Colchester Cemetery
( Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire )
South Essex Crematorium, Upminster London Road Cemetery, Maldon
( headstone erected April 2004 )
Rippleside Cemetery, Barking
Location
of VC
Parachute Regiment & Airborne Forces Museum, Imperial War Museum, Duxford Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks Killed during his VC action MM * Forfeit of VC in 1884 for theft None

ESSEX

Name Thomas,
EDWARDS
Edmund John,
FOWLER
Sydney Frank,
GODLEY
Harold Sandford,
MUGFORD
Rank Private Colour Sergeant Private Lance Corporal
Force 1st Bn, Royal Highlanders
( Black Watch )
Cameronians ( Scottish Rifles ) 4th Bn, Royal Fusiliers 8th Squadron, Machine Gun Corps
VC won Mahdi Rebellion, Sudan,
13 March 1884
Zlobane Mountain, Zululand,
28 March 1879
Nimy Bridge, Mons, Belgium,
23 August 1914
Monchy-le-Preux, France,
11 April 1917
London Gaz 21 May 1884 5 April 1882 25 November 1914 26 November 1917
Born Brill, Buckinghamshire,
19 April 1863
Waterford, Ireland,
1861
East Grinstead, East Sussex,
14 August 1889
St James, Central London,
31 August 1894
Died 27 March 1952,
Woodford Bridge
26 March 1926,
Colchester
29 June 1957,
Epping
16 June 1958,
Chelmsford
Grave St Mary's Churchyard, Chigwell
( headstone erected March 2001 )
Colchester Cemetery Loughton Burial Ground, Loughton Southend Crematorium
Location
of VC
Black Watch Museum, Perth Cameronians Museum, Hamilton Sold at auction Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks None None None None

ESSEX

Name James,
OWENS



Rank Sergeant


Force 49th Regiment
( Royal Berkshire Regiment )



VC won Sebastopol, Crimea,
30 October 1854



London Gaz 24 February 1857


Born Killaine, Co Cavan, Ireland,
1827



Died 20 August 1901
Romford



Grave Lorne Road Cemetery, Brentwood


Location
of VC
The Rifles ( Berkshire & Wiltshire ) Museum, Salisbury


Remarks None


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