Captain Noel Chavasse VC & Bar MC - RAMC ( att'd King's ( Liverpool ) Regiment ( Liverpool Scottish )


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN: BELGIUM

BURIAL LOCATIONS OF VC HOLDERS IN BELGIUM ( A TO G )

Name Harold,
ACKROYD
Thomas,
BARRATT
Bertram,
BEST - DUNKLEY
Frederick,
BIRKS
Rank Captain Private Lieutenant Colonel 2nd Lieutenant
Force Royal Army Medical Corps
att'd Royal Berkshire Regiment
7th Bn, South Staffordshire Regiment 5th Bn, Lancashire Fusiliers 6th Bn, AIF
VC won Ypres, Belgium,
31 July - 1 August 1917
Ypres, Belgium,
27 July 1917
Wieltje, Belgium,
31 July 1917
Glencorse Wood, Belgium,
20 September 1917
London Gaz 6 September 1917 6 September 1917 6 September 1917 8 November 1917
Born Southport, Lancashire,
13 July 1877
Coseley, Worcestershire,
5 May 1895
York,
3 August 1890
Buckley, Flintshire,
16 August 1894
Died 11 August 1917,
Ypres, Belgium
27 July 1917,
Ypres, Belgium
5 August 1917,
Ypres, Belgium
21 September 1917,
Glencorse Wood, Belgium
Grave Birr Cross Roads Cemetery, Zillebeke Essex Farm Cemetery, Boesinghe Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Proven Perth Cemetery ( China Wall ), Zillebeke
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Staffordshire Regiment Museum, Lichfield Not publicly held Australian War Memorial, Canberra
Remarks MC None None MM

BURIAL LOCATIONS OF VC HOLDERS IN BELGIUM ( A TO G )

Name George Nicholson,
BRADFORD
James Anson Otho,
BROOKE
Patrick Joseph,
BUGDEN
Noel Godfrey,
CHAVASSE
Rank Lieutenant Commander Captain Private Captain
Force Royal Navy 2nd Bn, Gordon Highlanders 31st Bn, AIF Royal Army Medical Corps
att'd King's ( Liverpool ) Regiment
VC won Zeebrugge, Belgium,
22 - 23 April 1918
Gheluvelt, Belgium,
29 October 1914
Polygon Wood, Belgium,
26 - 28 September 1917
VC: Guillemont, Somme, France,
9 August 1916
Bar: Wieltje, Belgium
31 July - 2 August 1917
London Gaz 17 March 1919 18 February 1915 26 November 1917 VC: 26 October 1916
Bar: 14 September 1917
Born Darlington, Co Durham,
23 April 1887
Newhills, Aberdeen,
3 February 1884
South Gundurimba, New South Wales,
17 March 1897
St Peter-le-Bailey, Oxfordshire,
9 November 1884
Died 23 April 1918,
Zeebrugge, Belgium *
29 October 1914,
Gheluvelt, Belgium
28 September 1917,
Polygon Wood, Belgium
4 August 1917,
Ypres, Belgium
Grave Blankenberge Communal Cemetery Zantvoorde British Cemetery Hooge Crater Cemetery, Zillebeke Brandhoek New Military Cemetery, Vlamertinghe
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Gordon Highlanders Museum, Aberdeen Queensland Museum, Brisbane Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks * Raid on the Zeebrugge Mole None None VC & Bar

BURIAL LOCATIONS OF VC HOLDERS IN BELGIUM ( A TO G )

Name Thomas Riversdale,
COLYER - FERGUSSON
James Llewellyn,
DAVIES
Maurice James,
DEASE
Eric Stuart,
DOUGALL
Rank Captain Corporal Lieutenant Captain
Force 2nd Bn, Northamptonshire Regiment 13th Bn, Royal Welch Fusiliers 4th Bn, Royal Fusiliers 'A' Bty, Royal Field Artillery
VC won Bellewaarde, Belgium,
31 July 1917
Polygon Wood, Belgium,
31 July 1917
Mons, Belgium,
23 August 1914
Messines, Belgium,
10 April 1918
London Gaz 6 September 1917 6 September 1917 16 November 1914 4 June 1918
Born London,
18 February 1896
Ogmore Vale, Glamorgan,
16 March 1886
Gaulstown, Co Westmeath,
28 September 1889
Tunbridge Wells, Kent,
13 April 1886
Died 31 July 1917,
Bellewaarde, Belgium
1 August 1917,
Pilckem, Belgium
23 August 1914,
Mons, Belgium
14 April 1918,
Kemmel, Belgium
Grave Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ypres Canada Farm Cemetery, Elverdinghe St Symphorien Military Cemetery, Near Mons
( image courtesy Chris Roche )
Westoutre British Cemetery
Location
of VC
Northamptonshire Regiment Museum, Northampton Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum, Caernarfon Royal Fusiliers Museum, Tower-of-London Pembroke College, Cambridge
Remarks None None First award of the VC for WW I MC

BURIAL LOCATIONS OF VC HOLDERS IN BELGIUM ( A TO G )

Name Alfred George,
DRAKE
Donald Edward,
GARLAND
Thomas,
GRAY
Francis Octavus,
GRENFELL
Rank Corporal Flying Officer Sergeant Captain
Force 8th Bn, Rifle Brigade 12 Squadron, Royal Air Force 12 Squadron, Royal Air Force 9th ( Queen's Royal ) Lancers
VC won La Brique, Belgium,
23 November 1915
Over Albert Canal, Belgium,
12 May 1940
Over Albert Canal, Belgium,
12 May 1940
Audregnies, Belgium,
24 August 1914
London Gaz 22 January 1916 11 June 1940 11 June 1940 16 November 1914
Born Stepney, London,
10 December 1893
Ballinacor, Co Wicklow,
28 June 1918
Devizes, Wiltshire,
17 May 1914
Guildford, Surrey,
4 September 1880
Died 23 November 1915,
La Brique, Belgium
12 May 1940,
Near Maastricht, The Netherlands *
12 May 1940,
Near Maastricht, The Netherlands *
24 May 1915,
Hooge, Belgium
Grave La Brique Military Cemetery, St Jean-les-Ypres Heverlee War Cemetery, Near Louvain Heverlee War Cemetery, Near Louvain Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon Not publicly held 9th / 12th Royal Lancers RHQ, Derby
Remarks None * Aircraft shot down * Aircraft shot down None

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