Group Captain Lionel Rees VC, OBE, MC, AFC - Royal Regiment of Artillery & 32 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN: CARIBBEAN

BAHAMAS BELIZE BERMUDA JAMAICA

BAHAMAS / BELIZE / BERMUDA

Name Lionel Wilmot Brabazon,
REES
Samuel,
HODGE
George McKenzie,
SAMSON

Rank Group Captain Lance-Corporal Petty Officer

Force Royal Regiment of Artillery
& 32 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps
4th Bn, West India Regiment Royal Naval Reserve
VC won Over France,
1 July 1916
Gambia River, West Africa,
30 June 1866
Seddul Bahr, Gallipoli, Turkey,
25 April 1915 *

London Gaz 5 August 1916 4 January 1867 16 August 1915
Born Caernarfon, Gwynedd,
31 July 1884
Tortola, Virgin Islands,
c.1840
Carnoustie, Angus,
7 January 1889

Died 28 September 1955,
Nassau, Bahamas
14 January 1868,
Belize City, Honduras ( now Belize )
23 February 1923,
Died on SS Stromlus, Gulf of Mexico, from pneumonia*

Grave Nassau War Cemetery, Bahamas Belize City Military Cemetery
( grave not marked )
St George's Methodist Cemetery ( Military Section ), Bermuda
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Not publicly held Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London

Remarks OBE, MC, AFC None * Gallipoli landings from SS River Clyde

JAMAICA

Name William James,
GORDON
Ambrose,
MADDEN


Rank Sergeant Lieutenant

Force 1st Bn, West India Regiment 41st Regiment
( The Welch Regiment )


VC won Toniataba, West Africa,
13 March 1892
Inkermann, Crimea,
26 October 1854


London Gaz 9 December 1892
24 February 1857

Born Jamaica, West Indies,
19 May 1864
Cork, Ireland,
1820


Died 15 August 1922,
Jamaica
1 January 1863,
Jamaica


Grave Up Park Military Camp Cemetery Burial location not known within Jamaica

Location
of VC
Jamaica Defence Force Museum, Kingston The Welch Regiment Museum, Cardiff

Remarks None None

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