Colonel Alexander Dunn VC - 11th Hussars ( Prince Albert's Own )


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : AFRICA

ERITRIA - ETHIOPIA - TANZANIA

Name Alexander Roberts,
DUNN
RICHHPAL RAM Nigel Gray,
LEAKEY
John Fitzhardinge Paul,
BUTLER
Rank Colonel Subadar ( Captain ) Sergeant Captain
Force 11th Hussars ( Prince Albert's Own ) 4th Bn, 6th Rajputana Rifles, Indian Army 1st / 6th Bn, King's African Rifles King's Royal Rifle Corps
( att'd Gold Coast Regiment )
VC won Balaclava, Crimea,
25 October 1854
Keren,
7 February 1941
Colito, Abbyssinia,
19 May 1941
The Cameroons, West Africa,
17 November 1914
London Gaz 24 February 1857 4 July 1941 15 February 1945 23 August 1915
Born Dunstable, Ontario, Canada,
15 September 1833
Barda, Patiala State, India,
20 August 1899
Kiganjo, Kenya,
1 January 1913
Berkeley, Gloucestershire,
20 December 1888
Died 25 January 1868,
Senafe
12 February 1941,
Karen
19 May 1941,
Colito, Abbysinia ( Ethiopia )
5 September 1916,
Matombo, German East Africa
Grave Military Cemetery, Senafe, Eritria Cremated Keren, Eritria * No known grave, Ethiopia
Name on East Africa Memorial, Nairobi
Morogoro Cemetery, Tanzania
Location
of VC
Canadian War Museum, Ottawa Not publicly held Not publicly held Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester
Remarks First Canadian awarded the VC * Name on the Karen Memorial None DSO

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