Brigadier General Francis Maxwell VC, CSI, DSO & Bar - 18th Bengal Lancers ( att'd Robert's Horse, South African Forces )


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN: BELGIUM

BURIAL LOCATIONS OF VC HOLDERS IN BELGIUM ( H TO Y )

Name Rupert Price,
HALLOWES
John William,
HARPER
Clarence Smith,
JEFFRIES
William Henry,
JOHNSTON
Rank 2nd Lieutenant Corporal Captain Major
Force 4th Bn, Middlesex Regiment 4th Bn, York & Lancaster Regiment 34th Bn, AIF 59th Field Coy, Corps of Royal Engineers
VC won Sanctuary Wood, Belgium,
25 - 30 September 1915
Antwerp, Belgium,
29 September 1944
Passchendaele, Belgium,
12 October 1917
Missy, France,
14 September 1914
London Gaz 18 November 1918 2 January 1945 18 December 1917 25 November 1914
Born Redhill, Surrey,
5 May 1881
Doncaster, Yorkshire,
6 August 1915
Wallsend, New South Wales,
26 October 1894
Leith, Edinburgh,
21 December 1879
Died 1 October 1915,
Hooge, Belgium
29 September 1944,
Antwerp, Belgium
12 October 1917,
Passchendaele, Belgium
8 June 1915,
St Eloi, Ypres, Belgium
Grave Bedford House Cemetery, Zillebeke Leopoldsburg War Cemetery Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele Perth Cemetery ( China Wall ), Zillebeke
Location
of VC
National Army Museum, London York & Lancaster Regiment Museum, Rotherham Warrior's Chapel, Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle, NSW Royal Engineers Museum, Gillingham
Remarks MC None None None

BURIAL LOCATIONS OF VC HOLDERS IN BELGIUM ( H TO Y )

Name John,
LYNN
Leslie Thomas,
MANSER
Francis Aylmer,
MAXWELL
Lewis,
MCGEE
Rank Private Flying Officer Brigadier General Company Sergeant Major
Force 2nd Bn, Lancashire Fusiliers 50 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 18th Bengal Lancers
( att'd Robert's Horse )
40th Bn, AIF
VC won Wieltje, Belgium,
2 May 1915
Raid on Cologne, Germany,
30 - 31 May 1942
Sanna's Post, 2nd Boer War,
31 March 1900
Ypres, Belgium,
4 October 1917
London Gaz 29 June 1915 23 October 1942 8 March 1901 26 November 1917
Born Forest Hill, London,
1887
New Delhi, India,
11 May 1922
Guildford, Surrey,
7 September 1871
Campbelltown, Tasmania,
13 May 1888
Died 2 May 1915,
Wieltje, Belgium
31 May 1942,
Near Bree, Belgium
21 September 1917,
Ypres, Belgium
13 October 1917,
Passchendaele, Belgium
Grave Vlamertinghe Churchyard
( grave destroyed by shelling ) *
Heverlee War Cemetery Ypres Reservoir Cemetery Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele
Location
of VC
Lancashire Fusiliers Museum, Bury Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Queen Victoria Museum, Launceston, Tasmania
Remarks DCM
* Memorial headstone in Grootebeek British Cemetery, Reninghelst
None CSI, DSO & Bar None

BURIAL LOCATIONS OF VC HOLDERS IN BELGIUM ( H TO Y )

Name David Stuart,
MCGREGOR
Louis,
MCGUFFIE
Robert,
MORROW
Clement,
ROBERTSON
Rank Lieutenant Sergeant Private Captain
Force 6th Bn, The Royal Scots 5th Bn, King's Own Scottish Borderers 1st Bn, Royal Irish Fusiliers Queen's Royal Regiment ( West Surrey )
att'd 'A' Bn, Tank Corps
VC won Hoogemolen, Belgium,
22 October 1918
Wytschaete, Belgium,
28 September 1918
Messines, Belgium,
12 April 1915
Zonnebeke, Belgium,
4 October 1917
London Gaz 14 December 1918 14 December 1918 22 May 1915 18 December 1917
Born Edinburgh,
16 October 1895
Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway,
15 March 1893
New Mills, Co Tyrone,
7 September 1891
Pietermaritzburg, Natal,
15 December 1890
Died 22 October 1918,
Hoogemolen, Belgium
4 October 1918,
Wytschaete, Belgium
26 April 1915,
St Jean-les-Ypres
4 October 1917,
Zonnebeke, Belgium
Grave Staceghem Communal Cemetery, Harlebeke Zantvoorde British Cemetery White House Cemetery, St Jean-les-Ypres Oxford Road Cemetery, Ypres
Location
of VC
The Royal Scots Museum, Edinburgh Castle King's Own Scottish Borderers Museum, Berwick Royal Irish Fusiliers Museum, Armagh Not publicly held
Remarks None None None None

BURIAL LOCATIONS OF VC HOLDERS IN BELGIUM ( H TO Y )

Name James Peter,
ROBERTSON
John Kendrick,
SKINNER
Edwin,
SWALES
George,
THOMPSON
Rank Private Company Sergeant Major Major Fight Sergeant
Force 27th Bn, ( City of Winnipeg ), CEF 1st Bn, King's Own Scottish Borderers South African Air Force
582 Squadron, Royal Air Force
9 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
VC won Passchendaele, Belgium,
6 November 1917
Wijdendrift, Belgium,
18 August 1917
Over Pforzheim, Germany,
23 February 1945
Dortmund-Ems Canal, Germany,
1 January 1945
London Gaz 11 January 1918 14 September 1917 24 April 1945 20 February 1945
Born Pictou, Nova Scotia,
26 October 1883
Glasgow,
5 February 1883
Inanda, Natal,
3 July 1915
Trinity Gask, Perthshire,
23 October 1920
Died 6 November 1917,
Passchendaele, Belgium
17 March 1918,
Vlamertinghe, Belgium
23 February 1945,
Near Valenciennes, France *
23 January 1945,
Military Hospital, Eindhoven *
Grave Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery Leopoldsburg War Cemetery Brussels Town Cemetery, Evere-les-Bruxelles
Location
of VC
Not publicly held King's Own Scottish Borderers Museum, Berwick National Museum of Military History, Johannesburg National War Musuem of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle
Remarks None DCM
Carried to his burial by 6 VC holders of the 29th Division
* Aircraft shot down * Aircraft shot down

BURIAL LOCATIONS OF VC HOLDERS IN BELGIUM ( H TO Y )

Name Frederick Harold,
TUBB
Frederick,
YOUENS


Rank Major 2nd Lieutenant

Force 7th Bn, AIF 13th Bn, Durham Light Infantry

VC won Gallipoli, Turkey,
9 August 1915
Hill 60, Ypres, Belgium,
7 July 1917


London Gaz 15 October 1915 2 August 1917

Born St Helena, Victoria,
28 November 1881
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire,
14 August 1892


Died 20 September 1917,
Polygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
7 July 1917,
Hill 60, Ypres, Belgium


Grave Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinghe Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Zillebeke

Location
of VC
Australian War Memorial, Canberra Durham Light Infantry Museum, Durham

Remarks None None

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