Lieutenant Alec Horwood VC DCM - 6th Bn, Queen's Royal Regiment ( West Surrey ) ( att'd 1st Bn, Northamptonshire Regiment )


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN: BURMA

Name Michael,
ALLMAND
Frank, Gerald,
BLAKER
George, Albert,
CAIRNS
FAZAL DIN
Rank Captain Major Lieutenant Acting Naik
Force 6th Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers, Indian Armoured Corps,
att'd 6th Gurkha Rifles
Highland Light Infantry,
att'd 3rd Bn, 9th Gurkha Rifles
Somerset Light Infantry
att'd South Staffordshire Regiment
7th Bn, 10th Baluch Regiment, Indian Army
VC won Myitkyina, Burma,
11 - 23 June 1944
Taunghi, Burma,
9 July 1944
Henu Block, Burma,
18 March 1944
Meiktila, Burma,
2 March 1945
London Gaz 26 October 1944 26 September 1944 20 May 1949 24 May 1945
Born Golders Green, London,
22 August 1923
Kasauli, Punjab, India,
8 May 1920
Sidcup, Kent,
12 December 1913
Husain Pur, Punjab, India,
1 July 1921
Died 24 June 1944,
Burma *
9 July 1944,
Burma *
19 March 1944,
Burma *
2 March 1945,
Burma *
Grave Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma No known grave
Name on Rangoon Memorial
Location
of VC
Gurkha Museum, Winchester Not publicly held Staffordshire Regiment Museum, Lichfield Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks * Died following his VC action * Killed during his VC action * Died following his VC action * Killed during his VC action

BURMA

Name Charles, Ferguson,
HOEY
Alec, George,
HORWOOD
KARAMJEET SINGH JUDGE George, Arthur,
KNOWLAND
Rank Major Lieutenant Lieutenant Lieutenant
Force 1st Bn Lincolnshire Regiment 6th Bn, Queen's Royal Regiment ( West Surrey )
att'd 1st Bn, Northampshire Regiment
4th Bn, 15th Punjab Regiment, Indian Army Royal Norfolk Regiment
VC won Ngakkyedauk Pass, Burma,
16 February 1944
Kyauchaw, Arakan, Burma,
18 January 1944
Myingyan, Burma,
18 March 1945
Kangaw, Burma,
31 January 1945
London Gaz 18 May 1944 30 March 1944 3 July 1945 12 April 1945
Born Duncan, Vancouver Island, Canada,
29 March 1914
Deptford, London,
6 January 1914
Kapurthala, India,
25 May 1923
Catford, London,
16 August 1922
Died 17 February 1944,
Burma *
18 January 1944,
Burma *
18 March 1945,
Burma *
31 January 1945,
Burma *
Grave Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma No known grave
Name on Rangoon Memorial
No known grave
Name on Rangoon Memorial
Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma
Location
of VC
Lincolnshire Regiment Museum, Lincoln Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Not publicly held Not publicly held
Remarks MC
* Died following his VC action
* Killed during his VC action * Killed during his VC action * Killed during his VC action

BURMA

Name Herbert Taylor,
MACPHERSON
NETRABAHADUR THAPA PRAKASH SINGH RAM SARUP SINGH
Rank Major-General Subadar Jemadar Subadar
Force 78th Regiment
( Seaforth Highlanders )
2nd Bn, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles 14th Bn, 13th Frontier Force Rifles, Indian Army 2nd Bn, 1st Punjab Regiment, Indian Army
VC won Defence of Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
25 September 1857
Bishenpur, India,
25 - 26 June 1944
Kanlan, Ywatkit, Burma,
16 - 17 February 1945
Tiddim Area, Burma,
25 October 1944
London Gaz 18 June 1858 12 October 1944 1 May 1945 8 February 1945
Born Ardersier, Inverness-shire, Scotland,
22 January 1827
Rahu Village, Nepal,
8 January 1916
Kanachak Village, Kashmir, India,
1 April 1913
Kheri, Patiala, India,
12 April 1919
Died 20 October 1886,
died onboard SS 'Irrawady', near Prome, Burma
26 June 1944,
Bishenpur, India *
17 February 1945,
Burma *
25 October 1944,
Burma *
Grave Burial location unknown No known grave
Name on Rangoon Memorial
No known grave
Name on Rangoon Memorial
No known grave
Name on Rangoon Memorial
Location
of VC
Highlanders Museum, Fort George, Ardersier Not publicly held Not publicly held Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks GCB, KCSI * Killed during his VC action * Killed during his VC action * Killed during his VC action

BURMA

Name Claud,
RAYMOND
SHER SHAH William Basil,
WESTON

Rank Lieutenant Lance-Naik Lieutenant
Force Corps of Royal Engineers
att'd 'D' Force, Intelligence Corps ( India )
7th Bn, 16th Punjab Regiment, Indian Army Green Howards,
att'd 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment

VC won Taluka Village, Burma,
21 March 1945
Kyeyebyin, Burma,
19 - 20 January 1945
Meiktila, Burma,
3 March 1945

London Gaz 28 June 1945 8 May 1945 15 May 1945
Born Mottistone, Isle of Wight,
2 October 1923
Chakrala Village, Punjab, India,
14 February 1917
Ulverston, Cumbria,
3 January 1924

Died 22 March 1945,
Burma *
20 January 1945,
Burma *
3 March 1945,
Burma *

Grave Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma No known grave
Name on Rangoon Memorial
Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Sold at auction Green Howards Museum, Richmond, Yorkshire
Remarks * Died following his VC action * Killed during his VC action * Killed during his VC action

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