Major General Matthew Dixon VC, CB - Royal Regiment of Artillery


GRAVE LOCATION FOR HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY, WEST LONDON
AND : KENSAL GREEN RC CEMETERY, WEST LONDON

KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY

Name Frederick Robertson,
AIKMAN
Guy Hudleston,
BOISRAGON
Sir Collingwood,
DICKSON
Matthew Charles,
DIXON
Rank Colonel Brigadier General Major General
Force 3rd Sikh Irregular Cavalry,
( ex - 4th Bengal Native Infantry )
5th Gurkha ( Rifle ) Regiment Royal Regiment of Artillery Royal Regiment of Artillery
VC won Lucknow Residency, Indian Mutiny,
1 March 1858
Hunza Campaign, India,
2 December 1891
Sebastopol, Crimea,
17 October 1854
Sebastopol, Crimea,
17 April 1855
London Gaz 3 September 1858 12 July 1892 23 June 1857 24 February 1857
Born Ross, Lanarkshire,
6 February 1828
Kohat, Punjab, India,
5 November 1864
Valenciennes, France,
20 November 1817
Avranches, Brittany, France,
5 February 1821
Died 5 October 1888,
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
14 July 1931,
Biarritz, France
28 November 1904,
London
8 January 1905,
Pembury, Kent
Grave Kensal Green Cemetery Kensal Green Cemetery Kensal Green Cemetery Kensal Green Cemetery
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Not publicly held Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks None None GCB CB

KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY

Name Sir Hugh Henry,
GOUGH
Sir Neville Reginald,
HOWSE
Herbert,
JAMES
Edmund Harry,
LENON
Rank General Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel
Force Hodson's Horse
( ex - 3rd Bengal Light Cavalry )
New South Wales Medical Staff Corps, Australian Forces 4th Bn, Worcestershire Regiment 67th Regiment
( Hampshire Regiment )
VC won Alumbagh, Indian Mutiny,
12 November 1857
Vredefort, 2nd Boer War,
24 July 1900
Gallipoli, Turkey
28 June 1915
Taku Forts, China,
21 August 1860
London Gaz 24 December 1858 4 June 1901 1 September 1915 13 August 1861
Born Calcutta, India,
14 November 1833
Stogursey, Somerset,
26 October 1863
Ladywood, Birmingham,
31 October 1887
Mortlake, Surrey,
25 August 1833
Died 12 May 1909,
London
19 September 1930,
London
15 August 1958,
Kensington, W London
15 April 1893,
Lambeth, S London
Grave Kensal Green Cemetery Kensal Green Cemetery West London Crematorium, Kensal Green
( plaque erected 2010 )
Kensal Green Cemetery
( headstone erected May 2007 )
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Australian War Memorial, Canberra Maryborough Museum, Queensland, Australia Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum, Winchester
Remarks GCB KCB KCMG MC None

KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY

Name Sir Owen Edward Pennefather,
LLOYD
John Grant,
MALCOLMSON
Sir James,
MOUAT
Sir Dighton MacNaughton,
PROBYN
Rank Major General Captain Surgeon General General
Force Army Medical Service 3rd Bombay Light Cavalry 6th ( Inniskilling ) Dragoons 2nd Punjab Cavalry, Punjab Irregular Force
VC won Kachin Operations, Burma,
6 January 1893
Khoolsh-ab, Persia,
8 February 1857
Balaclava, Crimea,
26 October 1854
Throughout the Indian Mutiny,
1857 - 1858
London Gaz 2 January 1894 3 August 1860 2 June 1858 18 June 1858
Born Co Roscommon, Ireland,
1 January 1864
Inverness,
9 February 1835
Chatham, Kent,
14 April 1815
Marylebone, London,
21 January 1833
Died 5 July 1941,
St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex
14 August 1902,
London
4 January 1899,
Kensington, W London
20 June 1924,
Sandringham, Norfolk
Grave Kensal Green Cemetery Kensal Green Cemetery Kensal Green Cemetery Kensal Green Cemetery
( image courtesy David Blyth )
Location
of VC
Army Medical Services Museum, Mytchett Not publicly held Army Medical Services Museum, Mytchett Sold at auction
Remarks KCB MVO KCB GCB GCSI GCVO ISO

KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY

Name John Manners,
SMITH
William Spottiswoode,
TREVOR


Rank Lieutenant Colonel Major General

Force 5th Gurkha ( Rifle ) Regiment Corps of Bengal Sappers & Miners

VC won Hunza Campaign, India,
20 December 1891
Bhootan, India,
2 April 1865


London Gaz 12 July 1892 31 December 1867

Born Lahore, India ( now Pakistan ),
30 August 1864
India,
9 October 1831


Died 6 January 1920,
Central London
2 November 1907,
London


Grave Kensal Green Cemetery Kensal Green Cemetery

Location
of VC
Gurkha Museum, Winchester Royal Engineers Museum, Gillingham

Remarks CIE CVO None

KENSAL GREEN ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY

Name Thomas Joseph,
CREAN
Sir Luke,
O'CONNOR
James Henry,
REYNOLDS

Rank Major Major General Lieutenant Colonel
Force 1st Imperial Light Horse ( Natal ) 23rd Regiment,
( Royal Welch Fusiliers )
Army Medical Department
VC won Tygerkloof Spruit, 2nd Boer War,
18 December 1901
Alma & Sebastopol, Crimea,
20 September 1854
8 September 1855
Rorke's Drift, Natal,
22-23 January 1879

London Gaz 11 February 1902 24 February 1857 17 June 1879
Born Dublin, Ireland,
19 April 1873
Elphine, Co Roscommon, Ireland,
20 January 1831
Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin,
3 February 1844

Died 25 March 1923,
Mayfair, Central London
1 February 1915,
Picadilly, Central London
4 March 1932,
Victoria, SW London

Grave Kensal Green RC Cemetery Kensal Green RC Cemetery Kensal Green RC Cemetery
Location
of VC
Army Medical Services Museum, Mytchett Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum, Caernarvon Army Medical Services Museum, Mytchett
Remarks DSO KCB None

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