Captain Frederick Peters VC, DSO, DSC & Bar - Royal Navy ( HMS 'Walney' )


HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS :
BURIED AT SEA or LOST AT SEA

Name Hugh Talbot,
BURGOYNE
John Henry,
CARLESS
George,
CHICKEN
Thomas,
CRISP
Rank Captain Ordinary Seaman Mr Skipper
Force Royal Navy Royal Navy ( Volunteer ), Naval Brigade ( Indian ) Royal Naval Reserve
VC won Sea of Azov, Crimea,
29 May 1855
Off Heligoland, North Sea,
17 November 1917
Suhednee, Indian Mutiny,
27 September 1858
Jim Howe Bank, North Sea,
15 August 1917
London Gaz 24 February 1857 17 May 1918 27 April 1860 2 November 1917
Born Dublin,
17 July 1833
Walsall, Staffordshire,
11 November 1896
Howden Pans, Northumberland,
2 March 1833
Lowestoft, Suffolk,
28 April 1876
Died 7 September 1870.
When HMS 'Captain' capsized
17 November 1917,
On board HMS 'Caledon' *
May 1860,
On board Schooner 'Emily'
15 August 1917,
On board Armed Smack 'Nelson'
Grave Bay of Biscay Buried at sea, North Sea.
Name on Portsmouth Naval Memorial
All hands lost when 'Emily' sank in a storm, Bay of Bengal Went down with 'Nelson', North Sea.
Name on Chatham Naval Memorial
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Walsall Council, West Midlands Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Waveney District Council, Lowestoft
Remarks None * During the Battle of Heligoland None DSC
Killed during his VC action

BURIED AT SEA or LOST AT SEA

Name Sir Howard Craufurd,
ELPHINSTONE
Edward, Stephen Fogarty,
FEGEN
Robert Hampton,
GRAY
Francis John William,
HARVEY
Rank Major General Captain Lieutenant Major
Force Corps of Royal Engineers Royal Navy Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve,
att'd 841 Sqdn, Fleet Air Arm
Royal Marine Light Infantry
VC won Sebastopol, Crimea,
18 June 1855
Mid Atlantic Ocean,
5 November 1940
Onagawa Wan, Japan,
9 August 1945
Battle of Jutland, North Sea,
31 May 1916
London Gaz 2 June 1858 22 November 1940 13 November 1945 15 September 1916
Born Sunzel, Lithuania,
12 December 1829
Southsea, Hampshire,
8 October 1891
Trail, British Columbia,
2 November 1917
Sydenham, Kent,
19 April 1873
Died 8 March 1890,
Accidentily fell overboard
5 November 1940,
On board HM Armed Merchant Ship "Jervis Bay'
9 August 1945,
Shot down over Onagawa Bay, Japan
31 May 1916,
On board HMS 'Lion', Battle of Jutland
Grave Bay of Biscay Went down with 'Jervis Bay', Atlantic Ocean.
Name on Chatham Naval Memorial
Onagawa Bay, Japan
Name on Halifax Naval Memorial, Nova Scotia
Buried at sea, North Sea.
Name on Chatham Naval Memorial
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Not publicly held Not publicly held Royal Marines Museum, Southsea
Remarks KCB, CMG, CB Killed during his VC action DSC Killed during his VC action

BURIED AT SEA or LOST AT SEA

Name George,
INGOUVILLE
William,
JOHNSTONE
John Wallace,
LINTON
John Dering,
NETTLETON
Rank Captain of the Mast Cook Commander Wing Commander
Force Royal Navy Royal Navy Royal Navy 44 Squadron, Royal Air Force
VC won Fort of Viborg, Gulf of Finland,
13 July 1855
Baltic Sea,
9 August 1854
Service in HM Submarine 'Turbulent',
1939 to March 1943
Over Augsberg, Germany,
17 April 1942
London Gaz 24 February 1857 24 February 1857 25 May 1943 28 April 1942
Born St Saviour, Jersey,
7 October 1826
Not known,
6 August 1823
Malpas, Gwent,
15 October 1905
Nongoma, Natal,
28 June 1917
Died 13 January 1869.
At sea, circumstances unknown
20 August 1857.
On board HMS 'Brunswick'
23 March 1943,
On board HM Submarine 'Turbulent'
13 July 1943.
Shot down over Bay of Biscay
Grave Presumably buried at sea Buried at sea, St Vincent Passage, West India Off Maddelina Harbour, Sardinia
Name on Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Bay of Biscay
Name on RAF Runnymede Memorial
Location
of VC
Maritime Museum, St Helier, Jersey Museum of Natural History, Los Angeles, USA Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Not publicly held
Remarks None None DSO, DSC
'Turbulent' believed to have hit a mine
None

BURIED AT SEA or LOST AT SEA

Name Frederick Thornton,
PETERS
Gerard Broadmead,
ROOPE
Matthew,
ROSAMUND

Rank Captain Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant
Force Royal Navy Royal Navy 37th Bengal Native Infantry
VC won Oran Harbour, Algeria,
8 November 1942
West Fjord, Norwegian Sea,
8 April 1940
Benares, Indian Mutiny,
4 June 1857

London Gaz 18 May 1943 10 July 1945 23 August 1858
Born Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island,
17 September 1889
Taunton, Somerset,
13 March 1905
St Neots, Huntingdonshire,
13 July 1823

Died 13 November 1942,
Killed in a plane crash off Plymouth
8 April 1940,
On board HMS 'Glowworm'
14 July 1866,
Red Sea

Grave Near Plymouth Sound breakwater
Name on Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Went down with 'Glowworm', Norwegian Sea
Name on Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Presumably buried at sea, Red Sea
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Not publicly held Not publicly held
Remarks DSO, DSC & Bar None None

BURIED AT SEA or LOST AT SEA

Name William Edward,
SANDERS
Ferdnand Christian,
SCHIESS
Mark,
SCHOLEFIELD
Alfred Edward,
SEPHTON
Rank Lieutenant Commander Corporal Petty Officer Petty Officer
Force Royal Naval Reserve Natal Native Contingent, South African Forces Royal Navy ( Naval Brigade ) Royal Navy
VC won Atlantic Ocean,
30 April 1917
Rorke's Drift, Zululand,
22 / 23 January 1879
Inkermann, Crimea,
5 November 1854
Off Crete,
18 May 1941
London Gaz 22 June 1917 29 November 1879 24 February 1857 2 December 1941
Born Auckland,
7 February 1883
Burgdorf, Bern, Switzerland,
7 April 1856
London,
16 April 1828
Warrington, Cheshire,
19 April 1911
Died 14 August 1917,
On board HMS 'Prize'
14 December 1884,
On board SS 'Serapis'
15 February 1858,
On board the sloop 'Acorn'
19 May 1941,
On board HMS 'Coventry'
Grave Went down with 'Prize', Atlantic Ocean
Name on Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Buried at sea off Angola, Atlantic Ocean Buried at sea, location unknown Buried at sea, off Alexandra
Name on Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Location
of VC
Auckland War Memorial Museum National Army Museum, London Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
VC stolen from Coventry Cathedral on 25 September 1990
Remarks HMS 'Prize' later sunk by U.48 None None Killed during his VC action

BURIED AT SEA or LOST AT SEA

Name John ( Same ),
SHAW
Robert Haydon,
SHEBBEARE
Archibald Bisset,
SMITH
Lloyd Allan,
TRIGG
Rank Corporal Captain Captain ( Lieutenant Royal Navy ) Flying Officer
Force 3rd Bn, The Rifle Brigade Corps of Guides P.I.F. ( Infantry )
( ex - 60th Bengal Native Infantry )
Mercantile Marine
( Royal Naval Reserve )
Royal New Zealand Air Force,
att'd 200 Sqdn, Royal Air Force
VC won Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
13 June 1858
Delhi, Indian Mutiny,
14 September 1857
Mid Atlantic Ocean,
10 March 1917
Off W Africa, Atlantic Ocean,
11 August 1943
London Gaz 26 October 1858 21 October 1859 24 May 1919 2 November 1943
Born Unknown,
Prestonpans, Lothian
London,
13 January 1827
Cults, Aberdeenshire,
19 December 1878
Houhora, North Auckland,
6 June 1914
Died 27 December 1859,
On board ship, en route to England
16 September 1860,
On board SS 'Emau'
10 March 1917,
On board SS 'Otaki'
11 August 1943,
Plane crash off Dakar, Senegal
Grave Buried at sea, somewhere off India Buried at sea, East China Sea Went down with 'Otaki', Atlantic Ocean
Name on Tower Hill Memorial, London
Off West Africa, Atlantic Ocean
Location
of VC
Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester Not publicly held P & O Heritage Collection, London Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks 'Same Shaw' engraved on Victoria Cross None None DFC
Killed after sinking a U-boat

BURIED AT SEA or LOST AT SEA

Name Malcolm David,
WANKLYN
Thomas,
WILKINSON


Rank Lieutenant Commander Temporary Lieutenant

Force Royal Navy Royal Naval Reserve

VC won Off Sicily,
24 May 1941
Malayan Straits, Java Sea,
14 February 1942


London Gaz 16 December 1941 17 December 1946

Born Calcutta, India,
28 June 1911
Widnes, Lancashire,
1 August 1898


Died 14 April 1942,
On board HM Submarine 'Upholder'
14 February 1942,
On board HMS 'Li Wo'


Grave Medeterranean Sea.
Name on Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Went down with 'Li Wo', Java Sea

Location
of VC
Not publicly held Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London


Remarks 'Upholder' believed lost in the Gulf of Tripoli None

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