Lieutenant James Rogers VC - South African Constabulary


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : VICTORIA

Name Maurice Vincent,
BUCKLEY ( or SEXTON )
William,
DUNSTAN
Thomas,
GRADY
Robert Cuthbert,
GRIEVE
Rank Sergeant Lieutenant Sergeant Captain
Force 13th Bn, AIF 7th Bn, AIF 4th Regiment
( King's Own ( Royal Lancaster ) Regiment )
37th Bn, AIF
VC won Le Verguier, France,
18 September 1918
Lone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey,
9 August 1915
Sebastopol, Crimea,
18 October 1854
Messines, Belgium,
7 June 1917
London Gaz as Sexton, 14 December 1918
as Buckley, 8 August 1919
15 October 1915 23 June 1857 2 August 1917
Born Upper Hawthorn,
13 April 1891
Ballarat,
8 March 1895
Cheddah, Co Galway, Ireland,
18 September 1831
Melbourne,
19 June 1889
Died 27 January 1921,
Fitzroy Hospital
2 March 1957,
Caulfield
18 May 1891,
Drysdale
4 October 1957,
Melbourne
Grave Brighton Cemetery, Melbourne Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton
( image courtesy Kevin McSweeney )
Springvale Cemetery, Melbourne
Location
of VC
Australian War Memorial, Canberra Australian War Memorial, Canberra Australian War Memorial, Canberra Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne
( permanent loan from Wesley College )
Remarks DCM None DCM None

VICTORIA

Name George Mawby,
INGRAM
Albert,
JACKA
John William,
JACKSON
William Donovan,
JOYNT
Rank Captain Captain Private Lieutenant
Force 24th Bn, AIF 14th Bn, AIF 17th Bn, AIF 8th Bn, AIF
VC won Montbrehain, France,
5 October 1918
Courtney's Post, Gallipoli, Turkey,
19 - 20 May 1915
Armentieres, France,
25 - 26 June 1916
Peronne, France,
23 August 1918
London Gaz 6 January 1919 24 July 1915 9 September 1916 27 November 1918
Born Bendigo,
18 March 1889
Geelong,
10 January 1893
Gunbar, New South Wales,
13 September 1897
Melbourne,
19 March 1889
Died 30 June 1961,
Hastings
17 January 1932,
Melbourne
5 August 1959,
Melbourne
5 May 1986,
Melbourne
Grave Frankston Cemetery
( image courtesy Kevin McSweeney )
St Kilda General Cemetery, Melbourne Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne Brighton Cemetery, Melbourne
Location
of VC
Australian War Memorial, Canberra Australian War Memorial, Canberra Australian War Memorial, Canberra Not publicly held
Remarks MM MC & Bar None None

VICTORIA

Name Richard,
KELLIHER
Edward,
KENNA
Albert David,
LOWERSON
Michael,
MAGNER
Rank Private Private Sergeant Corporal
Force 2 / 25th Bn, AIF 2 / 4th Bn, AIF 21st Bn, AIF 33rd Regiment
( Duke of Wellington's Regiment )
VC won North Nadzab, Papua New Guinea,
13 September 1943
Wewak, New Guinea,
15 May 1945
Mont St Quentin, France,
1 September 1918
Magdala, Abyssinia,
13 April 1868
London Gaz 30 December 1943 6 September 1945 14 December 1918 28 July 1868
Born Tralee, Co Kerry, Ireland,
1 September 1910
Hamilton, Victoria,
6 July 1919
Bogong,
2 August 1896
Co Fermanagh, Ireland,
21 June 1840
Died 28 January 1963,
Melbourne
8 July 2009,
Geelong
15 December 1945,
Myrtleford
6 February 1897,
Melbourne
Grave Springvale Cemetery, Melbourne Hamilton Lawn Cemetery Myrtleford Cemetery
( image courtesy Robyn Kane )
Melbourne General Cemetery
Location
of VC
Australian War Memorial, Canberra Australian War Memorial, Canberra Australian War Memorial, Canberra Melbourne Museum, Victoria
Remarks None None None None

VICTORIA

Name Lawrence Dominic,
MCCARTHY
Rupert Vance,
MOON
William,
NAPIER
James Ernest,
NEWLAND
Rank Lieutenant Captain Sergeant-Major Major
Force 16th Bn, AIF 58th Bn, AIF 13th Regiment
( Somerset Light Infantry )
12th Bn, AIF
VC won Vermandovillers, France,
23 August 1918
Bullecourt, France,
12 May 1917
Azimgurh, Indian Mutiny,
6 April 1858
Bapaume, France,
7 - 9 April 1917
London Gaz 14 December 1918 14 June 1917 24 December 1858 8 June 1917
Born York, Western Australia,
21 January 1892
Bacchus Marsh,
14 August 1892
Bingley, Yorkshire, England,
1828
Highton,
22 August 1882
Died 25 May 1975,
Melbourne
28 February 1986,
Whittington
2 June 1908,
Rochester
19 March 1949,
Caulfield
Grave Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne Mount Duneed Cemetery Bendigo General Cemetery, Bendigo
( image courtesy Kevin McSweeney )
Brighton Cemetery, Melbourne
Location
of VC
Australian War Memorial, Canberra Australian War Memorial, Canberra Somerset Light Infantry Museum, Taunton Australian War Memorial, Canberra
Remarks None None None MSM

VICTORIA

Name Walter,
PEELER
Charles,
PYE
James,
ROGERS
William,
RUTHVEN
Rank Sergeant Captain Lieutenant Major
Force 3rd Pioneer Bn, AIF 53rd Regiment
( King's Shropshire Light Infantry )
South African Constabulary 22nd Bn, AIF
VC won Levi Cottages, Ypres, Belgium,
20 September 1917
Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
17 November 1857 *
Thaba 'Nchu, OFS, 2nd Boer War,
15 June 1901
Ville-sur-Ancre, France,
19 May 1918
London Gaz 26 November 1917 24 December 1858 18 April 1902 11 July 1918
Born Barkers Creek,
9 August 1887
Forebridge, Staffordshire, England,
22 September 1820
Moama, New South Wales,
2 June 1873
Melbourne,
21 May 1893
Died 23 May 1968,
Caulfield
12 July 1876,
Kirkstall
28 October 1961,
Sydney, NSW
12 January 1970,
Melbourne
Grave Brighton Cemetery, Melbourne Tower Hill Cemetery, Koroit
( image courtesy Kevin McSweeney )
Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne Fawkner Crematorium & Memorial Park
Location
of VC
Australian War Memorial, Canberra Auckland War Memorial Museum Australian War Memorial, Canberra Australian War Memorial, Canberra
Remarks BEM * Elected by the regiment None None

VICTORIA

Name Edward John Frances,
RYAN
Issy,
SMITH
Nevill Maskelyne,
SMYTH

Rank Private Sergeant Major General
Force 55th Bn, AIF 1st Bn, Manchester Regiment Queen's Bays ( 2nd Dragoon Guards )
VC won Bellicourt, France,
30 September 1918
Wieltje, Ypres, Belgium,
26 April 1915
Khartoum, Sudanese War,
2 September 1898

London Gaz 26 December 1918 23 August 1915 15 November 1898
Born Tumut, New South Wales,
February 1890
Alexandria, Egypt,
16 September 1890
Westminster, London,
14 August 1868

Died 3 June 1941,
Melbourne
10 September 1940,
Melbourne
21 July 1941,
Kingbol Homstead, Near Balmoral

Grave Springvale Cemetery, Melbourne Fawkner Cemetery, Melbourne Balmoral Cemetery
( image courtesy Kevin McSweeney )

Location
of VC
Australian War Memorial, Canberra Not publicly held Not publicly held
Remarks None None KCB

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