Captain Arthur Batten-Pooll VC MC - 3rd Bn, Royal Munster Fusiliers


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Name Arthur Hugh Henry,
BATTEN-POOLL
John Rouse Merriott,
CHARD
John,
CRIMMIN
George Fiott,
DAY
Rank Captain Colonel Colonel Captain
Force 3rd Bn, Royal Munster Fusiliers Corps of Royal Engineers Bombay Medical Service Royal Navy
VC won Colonne, France,
25 June 1916
Rorke's Drift, Natal,
22-23 January 1879
Lwekaw, Burma,
1 January 1889
Sea of Azof, Crimea
17 September 1855
London Gaz 5 August 1916 2 May 1879 17 September 1889 24 February 1857
Born Knightsbridge, SW London,
25 October 1891
Plymouth, Devon,
21 December 1847
Dublin,
19 March 1859
Southampton, Hampshire,
20 June 1820
Died 21 January 1971,
Ivybridge, Devon
1 November 1897,
Hatch Beauchamp
20 February 1945,
Wells
18 December 1876,
Weston-super-Mare
Grave St Lawrence's Churchyard, Woolverton St John the Baptist Churchyard, Hatch Beauchamp City of Wells Cemetery Weston-super-Mare Cemetery
Location
of VC
National Army Museum, London Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Not publicly held Sheesh Mahal Museum, Patiala, Punjab, India
Remarks MC None CB CIE VD CB

SOMERSET

Name Campbell Mellis,
DOUGLAS
Frederick Cockayne,
ELTON
Wilfred Dolby,
FULLER
Herbert Wallace,
LE PATOUREL
Rank Surgeon Lieutenant-Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Corporal Brigadier
Force 2nd Bn, 24th Regiment
( South Wales Borderers )
55th Regiment
( Border Regiment )
1st Bn, Grenadier Guards 2nd Bn, Hampshire Regiment
VC won Little Andaman Island,
7 May 1867
Sebastopol, Crimea,
29 March 1855
Neuve Chapelle, France,
12 March 1915
Tebourba, Tunisia,
3 December 1942
London Gaz 17 December 1867 24 February 1857 19 April 1915 9 March 1943
Born Quebec City, Canada,
5 August 1840
Whitestaunton,
23 April 1832
Greasley, Nottinghamshire,
28 July 1893
Guernsey, Channel Islands,
20 June 1916
Died 31 December 1909,
Wells
24 March 1888,
London
22 November 1947,
Frome
4 September 1979,
Chewton Mendip
Grave City of Wells Cemetery St Andrew's Churchyard, Whitestaunton Christchurch Churchyard, Frome South Bristol Crematorium, Bedminster
Location
of VC
Canadian War Museum, Ottawa Border Regiment Museum, Carlisle Grenadier Guards RHQ, Wellington Barracks, London Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum, Winchester
Remarks None None None None

SOMERSET

Name Basil Charles Godfrey,
PLACE
Eric Charles Twelves
WILSON


Rank Rear Admiral Lieutenant Colonel

Force Royal Navy
( HM Midget Submarine XE.7 )
East Surrey Regiment
att'd Somaliland Camel Corps


VC won Kaafiord, Norway,
22 September 1943
Tug Argan Gap, Somaliland,
11 - 15 August 1940


London Gaz 22 February 1944 14 October 1940

Born Little Malvern, Worcestershire,
19 July 1921
Sandown, Isle of Wight,
2 October 1912


Died 27 December 1994,
Holborn, C London
23 December 2008,
Stowell, Somerset


Grave Corton Denham Cemetery St Mary Magdalene Churchyard, Stowell

Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London


Remarks CB CVO DSC None

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