Major Edgar Towner VC MC - 2nd Bn, Machine Gun Corps, Australian Imperial Force


Unknown location of First World War Commonwealth Victoria Crosses ( 19 )
628 Victoria Crosss were awarded for the First World War 1914 - 1918
( including two second award Bars, Arthur Martin-Leake and Noel Chavasse )


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Australia
Rank First Name Last Name Regiment
Lieutenant William JOYNT No history
Private John LEAK No history
Major Edgar TOWNER VC held by a private collector

Canada
Captain Edward BELLEW VC stolen from Royal Canadian Military Institute in 1975
Lieutenant Colonel William CLARK-KENNEDY VC believed to be held by the family
Brigadier Milton GREGG VC stolen from the Royal Canadian Reg Mus in 1978
Lieutenant Robert HANNA VC believed to be held by the family
Colonel Graham LYALL VC previously on loan to the REME Museum
Private Michael O'ROURKE VC believed stolen from recipient in May 1926 in Vancouver
Private James ROBERTSON No history
Captain Charles RUTHERFORD VC believed to be held by the family

India
Havildar
CHATTA SINGH No history
Rifleman
GOBAR SING NEGI No history
Jemadar
LALA IGSM & MSM held privately
Subadar
MIR DAST No history

New Zealand
Sergeant Donald BROWN No history

South Africa
Major William BLOOMFIELD VC believed to be held by the family
Captain William FAULDS VC stolen from S.A. Military History Museum in 1994

Zimbabwe
Captain Frederick BOOTH VC last seen at Zimbabwe Independence in 1980

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5 December 2017