Brigadier General Edmond Costello VC CMG CVO DSO - 22nd ( Punjab ) Regiment, Bengal Infantry


GRAVE LOCATION FOR HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN THE COUNTY OF : EAST SUSSEX

EAST SUSSEX

Name Frederick Charles,
BOOTH
Clifford,
COFFIN
Edmond William,
COSTELLO
John James,
CROWE
Rank Captain Major-General Brigadier-General Captain
Force British South African Police
att'd Rhodesia Native Regiment
Corps of Royal Engineers
comd 25th Infantry Brigade
22nd ( Punjab ) Regiment, Bengal Infantry 2nd Bn The Worcestershire Regiment
VC won Songea, German East Africa,
12 February 1917
Westhoek, Belgium,
31 July 1917
Malakand Campaign, India,
26 July 1897
Neuve Eglise, Belgium,
14 April 1918
London Gaz 8 June 1917 14 September 1917 9 November 1897 26 June 1918
Born Upper Holloway, N London,
6 March 1890
Blackheath, London,
10 February 1870
Sheikhbudin, Punjab, India,
7 August 1873
Devonport, Devon,
28 December 1876
Died 14 September 1960,
Brighton
4 February 1959,
Torquay, Devon
7 June 1949,
Eastbourne
27 February 1965,
Brighton
Grave Bear Road Cemetery, Brighton Holy Trinity Churchyard, Coleman's Hatch St Mark's Churchyard, Hadlow Down Downs Crematorium, Brighton
Location
of VC
Regimental Depot, British South Africa Police, Salisbury ( Harare ) Royal Engineers Museum, Gillingham National Army Museum, London Worcestershire Regiment Museum, Worcester
Remarks DCM CB DSO & Bar CMG CVO DSO None

EAST SUSSEX

Name James Lennox,
DAWSON
Philip John,
GARDNER
George,
GRISTOCK
Henry Mitchell,
JONES
Rank Colonel Captain Company Sergeant-Major Captain
Force 187th Field Company
Corps of Royal Engineers
4th Royal Tank Regiment The Royal Norfolk Regiment 7th Regiment
( Royal Fusiliers )
VC won Hohenzollern Redoubt, France,
10 October 1915
Tobruk, Libya,
23 November 1941
South of Tournai, France,
21 May 1940
Sebastopol, Crimea,
7 June 1855
London Gaz 7 December 1915 10 February 1942 23 August 1940 25 September 1857
Born Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire,
25 December 1891
Sydenham, London,
25 December 1914
Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa,
14 January 1905
Dublin,
11 February 1831
Died 15 February 1967,
Eastbourne
15 February 2003,
Hove
16 June 1940,
Brighton
18 December 1916,
Eastbourne
Grave Eastbourne Crematorium Woodvale Crematorium, Brighton Bear Road Cemetery, Brighton Ocklynge Old Cemetery, Eastbourne
Location
of VC
University of Glasgow Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Royal Norfolk Regiment Museum, Norwich Victoria Barracks, Sydney, Australia
Remarks None MC None None

EAST SUSSEX

Name Sir Wilbraham Oates,
LENNOX
George Burdon,
MCKEAN
George,
MONGER
William George,
WALKER
Rank General Captain Private Major-General
Force Corps of Royal Engineers 14th Bn Quebec Regiment
Canadian Expeditionary Force
23rd Regiment
( Royal Welch Fusiliers )
1st Bn, 4th Gurkha Rifles
( sec'd Bikanir Ganga Risala I.S.T. )
VC won Sebastopol, Crimea,
20 November 1854
Arras, France,
27-28 April 1918
Secundra Bagh, Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
18 November 1857
Daratoleh, Somaliland,
22 April 1903
London Gaz 24 February 1857 28 June 1918 12 April 1859 7 August 1903
Born Goodwood, West Sussex,
4 August 1830
Willington, Co Durham,
4 July 1888
Woodmancott, Hampshire,
3 March 1840
Naini Tal, India,
29 May 1863
Died 7 February 1897,
Chester Square, London
26 November 1926,
Potter's Bar, Hertfordshire
9 August 1887,
St Leonards-on-Sea
16 February 1936,
Seaford
Grave Lewes Road Cemetery, Brighton Brighton Extra-Mural Cemetery Hastings Borough Cemetery
( headstone erected by local residents )
Woodvale Crematorium, Brighton
Location
of VC
Royal Engineers Museum, Gillingham Canadian War Museum, Ottawa Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum, Caernarvon National Army Museum, London
Remarks KCB MC MM None CB

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