Field Marshal Sir Evelyn Wood VC, GCB, GCMG - 17th Lancers ( Duke of Cambridge's Own ) att'd 3rd Bombay Light Cavalry, Indian Army


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IN THE COUNTY OF : HAMPSHIRE

Name Tom Edwin,
ADLAM
Augustus Willington Shelton,
AGAR
Richard,
BELL-DAVIES
William Davidson,
BISSETT
Rank Lieutenant Colonel Commodore Vice Admiral Major
Force 7th Bn, Bedfordshire Regiment Royal Navy
( 3 Squadron, Royal Naval Air Service )
Royal Navy 6th Bn, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
VC won Thiepval, France,
27 September 1916
Kronstadt, Russia,
17 June 1919
Ferijik Junction, Bulgaria,
19 November 1915
Maing, France,
25 October 1918
London Gaz 25 November 1916 22 August 1919 1 January 1916 6 January 1919
Born Salisbury, Wiltshire,
21 October 1893
Kandy, Ceylon,
4 January 1890
Kensington, London,
19 May 1886
St Martins, Perthshire,
7 August 1893
Died 28 May 1975,
Hayling Island
30 December 1968,
Alton
26 February 1966,
RNH Haslar, Portsmouth,
12 May 1971,
Wrexham
Grave St Matthew's Churchyard, Blackmoor Alton Cemetery Swaythling Crematorium, Southampton Aldershot Military Cemetery
( Pentyrebychan Crematorium, Wrexham )
Location
of VC
Salisbury City, Guild Hall Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Museum, Stirling
Remarks None DSO CB DSO AFC None

HAMPSHIRE

Name Francis David Millet,
BROWN
Donald,
CAMERON
Gordon,
CAMPBELL
Hugh Stewart,
COCHRANE
Rank Lieutenant Colonel Commander Vice Admiral Colonel
Force 1st Bengal ( European ) Fusiliers,
( Royal Munster Fusiliers )
Royal Naval Reserve
( HM Midget Submarine XE.6 )
Royal Navy
HMS Q5 ( 'Mystery ship' )
86th ( Royal County Down ) Regiment
( Royal Irish Rifles )
VC won Narnoul, Indian Mutiny,
16 November 1857
Kaafiord, Norway,
22 September 1943
North Atlantic,
17 February 1917
Jhansi, Indian Mutiny,
1 April 1858
London Gaz 17 February 1860 22 February 1944 21 April 1917 24 December 1858
Born Bhagalpur, India,
7 August 1837
Carluke, Lanarkshire,
18 March 1916
Upper Norwood, London,
6 January 1888
Fort William,
4 August 1829
Died 21 November 1895,
Sandown, Isle of Wight
10 April 1961,
RNH Haslar, Portsmouth
3 July 1953,
Isleworth, Middlesex
23 April 1884,
Southsea
Grave West Hill Cemetery, Winchester Buried at sea off Portsmouth from HM Submarine 'Thule' All Saints Churchyard, Crondall Highland Road Cemetery, Portsmouth
Location
of VC
Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire Not publicly held Dulwich College, East London Not publicly held
Remarks None None DSO & 2 Bars None

HAMPSHIRE

Name Henry,
CURTIS
John,
DANAHER
Sydney James,
DAY
Norman Augustus,
FINCH
Rank Boatswain's Mate Sergeant Corporal Lieutenant
Force Royal Navy ( Naval Brigade ) 2nd Bn, Connaught Rangers 11th Bn, Suffolk Regiment Royal Marine Artillery *
VC won Sebastopol, Crimea,
18 June 1855
Elandsfontein, 1st Boer War,
16 January 1881
Hargicourt, France,
26 August 1917
Zeebrugge, Belgium,
22-23 April 1918
London Gaz 24 February 1857 14 March 1882 17 October 1917 23 July 1918
Born Romsey,
21 December 1823
Limerick, Ireland,
25 June 1860
Norwich,
3 July 1891
Birmingham,
26 December 1890
Died 23 November 1896,
Portsea
9 January 1919,
Portsmouth
17 July 1959,
Portsmouth
15 March 1966,
Portsmouth
Grave Kingston Cemetery, Portsea
( headstone erected 1997 )
Milton Cemetery, Portsmouth Milton Cemetery, Portsmouth Portchester Crematorium
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
National Army Museum, Chelsea Not publicly held Royal Marines Museum, Southsea
Remarks None None None * HMS Vindictive

HAMPSHIRE

Name Charles Calveley,
FOSS
William,
GOATE
Sir Lewis Stratford,
HALLIDAY
Israel,
HARDING
Rank Brigadier Corporal General Chief Gunner
Force 2nd Bn, Bedfordshire Regiment 9th ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers Royal Marine Light Infantry Royal Navy *
VC won Neuve Chapelle, France,
12 March 1915
Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
6 March 1858
Boxer Rebellion, Peking,
24 June 1900
Arabi Pasha Rebellion, Egypt,
11 July 1882
London Gaz 23 August 1915 24 December 1858 1 January 1901 15 September 1882
Born Osaka, Japan,
8 March 1885
Fritton, Norfolk,
12 January 1836
Medstead,
14 May 1870
Portsmouth,
21 October 1833
Died 9 April 1953,
a London hospital
26 October 1901,
Southsea
9 March 1966,
Dorking Hospital, Surrey
22 May 1917,
Billingshurst, Sussex
Grave West Hill Cemetery, Winchester Highland Road Cemetery, Portsmouth
( headstone erected October 2003 )
Medstead Village Cemetery,
( Randell's Park Crematorium, Leatherhead )
Highland Road Cemetery, Portsmouth
Location
of VC
Bedforshire Regiment Museum, Luton 9th / 12th Royal Lancers Museum, Derby Royal Marines Museum, Southsea Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks CB DSO None KCB * HMS Alexandra

HAMPSHIRE

Name Sir William Nathan Wrighte,
HEWETT
Dudley Graham,
JOHNSON
John Aiden,
LIDDELL
Conwyn,
MANSEL-JONES
Rank Vice Admiral Major General Captain Captain
Force Royal Navy ( Naval Brigade ) South Wales Borderers
attd 2nd Bn, Royal Sussex Regiment
3rd Bn, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
and 7 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps
West Yorkshire Regiment
VC won Sebastopol, Crimea,
26 October 1854
Sambre Canal, France,
4 November 1918
La Panne, Belgium,
31 July 1915
Tugela, 2nd Boer War,
27 February 1900
London Gaz 24 February 1857 6 January 1919 23 August 1915 27 July 1900
Born Brighton, East Sussex
12 August 1834
Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire,
13 February 1884
Newcastle-upon-Tyne,
3 August 1888
Beddrington, Surrey,
14 June 1871
Died 13 May 1888,
RNH Haslar, Portsmouth
21 Decemfber 1975,
Fleet
31 August 1915,
La Panne, Belgium
29 May 1942,
Brockenhurst
Grave Highland Road Cemetery, Portsmouth Christ Church Churchyard, Church Crookham Southview Cemetery, Basingstoke St Nicholas Churchyard, Brockenhurst
Location
of VC
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich South Wales Borderers Museum, Brecon Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Not publicly held
Remarks KCB KCSI CB DSO & Bar MC MC CMG DSO

HAMPSHIRE

Name James Edward Ignatius,
MASTERSON
Ian John,
MCKAY
James,
OCKENDON
Frederick William,
PALMER
Rank Major Sergeant Acting Company Sergeant Major Second Lieutenant
Force Devonshire Regiment 3rd Bn, Parachute Regiment 1st Bn, Royal Dublin Fusiliers 22nd Bn, Royal Fusiliers
VC won Wagon Hill, 2nd Boer War,
6 January 1900
Mt Longdon, East Falklands,
12 June 1982
Langemarck, Belgium,
4 October 1917
Courcelette, France,
16-17 February 1917
London Gaz 4 June 1901 11 October 1982 8 November 1917 3 April 1917
Born Birr, Co Offaly, Ireland,
20 June 1862
Wortley, Yorkshire,
7 May 1953
Portsmouth,
10 December 1890
Hammersmith, W London,
11 November 1891
Died 24 December 1935,
Waterlooville
12 June 1982,
Mt Longdon, East Falklands
29 August 1966,
Southsea
10 September 1955,
Lymington Hospital
Grave Hulbert Road Cemetery, Waterlooville Aldershot Military Cemetery Portchester Crematorium All Saints Churchyard, Hordle
( Bournemouth Crematorium )
Location
of VC
Devonshire Regiment Museum, Dorchester Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Not publicly held Royal Fusiliers Museum, Tower of London
Remarks None None MM MM

HAMPSHIRE

Name Henry James,
RABY
Thomas,
REEVES
John,
ROBARTS
Eric Gascoigne,
ROBINSON
Rank Rear Admiral Captain of the Foretop Gunner Rear Admiral
Force Royal Navy ( Naval Brigade ) Royal Navy ( Naval Brigade ) Royal Navy ( HMS 'Ardent' ) Royal Navy
VC won Sebastopol, Crimea,
18 June 1855
Inkermann, Crimea,
5 November 1854
Sea of Azov, Crimea,
29 May 1855
Dardanelles, Turkey,
26 February 1915
London Gaz 24 February 1857 24 February 1857 24 February 1857 16 August 1915
Born Boulogne, France,
26 September 1827
Portsmouth,
1828
Chacewater, Cornwall,
1818
Greenwich, SE London,
16 May 1882
Died 13 February 1907,
Southsea
4 August 1862,
Portsea
17 October 1888,
Southsea
20 August 1965,
RNH Haslar, Portsmouth
Grave Highland Road Cemetery, Portsmouth International Ferry Port, Portsea
( memorial erected 1999 )
Highland Road Cemetery, Portsmouth St John the Evangelist Churchyard, Langrish
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Not publicly held Not publicly held
Remarks CB None None None

HAMPSHIRE

Name Sir Nowell,
SALMON
Reginald William,
SARTORIUS
Hugh,
SHAW
Charles Edward,
SPACKMAN
Rank Admiral of the Fleet Major General Major General Sergeant
Force Royal Navy ( Naval Brigade ) 6th Bengal Cavalry
( att'd West African Gold Coast Regiment )
18th Regiment
( Royal Irish Regiment )
1st Bn, Border Regiment
VC won Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
16 November 1857
Ashanti War, West Africa,
17 January 1874
Nukumara, New Zealand,
24 January 1865
Marcoing, France,
20 November 1917
London Gaz 24 December 1858 26 October 1874 28 November 1865 11 January 1918
Born Swarraton,
20 February 1835
Cintra, Portugal,
4 May 1841
Madras, India,
4 February 1839
Fulham, SW London,
11 January 1891
Died 14 February 1912,
Southsea
8 August 1907,
Cowes, Isle of Wight
25 August 1904,
Southsea
6 May 1969,
Southampton
Grave St Peter's Churchyard, Curdridge St Mary's Churchyard, South Baddesley Highland Road Cemetery, Portsmouth Swaythling Crematorium, Southampton
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
National Army Museum, Chelsea National Army Museum, Chelsea Not publicly held
Remarks GCB CMG CB MM

HAMPSHIRE

Name William,
TEMPLE
George Campbell,
WHEELER
Sir Evelyn,
WOOD

Rank Surgeon General Indian Army Lieutenant Colonel Field Marshal
Force Royal Regiment of Artillery 2nd Bn, 9th Gurkha Rifles 17th Lancers
( att'd 3rd Bombay Light Cavalry )

VC won Rangiriri, New Zealand,
20 November 1863
Shaibah, Mesopotamia,
23 February 1917
Sinwaho & Sindhora, Indian Mutiny,
19 October 1858

London Gaz 22 September 1864 8 June 1917 4 September 1860
Born Monaghan, Co Monaghan, Ireland
7 November 1833
Yokohama, Japan,
7 April 1880
Cressing, Essex,
9 February 1838

Died 13 February 1919,
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
26 August 1938,
Barton-on-Sea
2 December 1919,
Harlow, Essex

Grave Highland Road Cemetery, Portsmouth St Mary Magdalene Churchyard, New Milton Aldershot Military Cemetery
Location
of VC
Not publicly held National Army Museum, Chelsea National Army Museum, Chelsea
Remarks None None GCB GCMG

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