Private Arthur Gurney VC - 2 / 48th Bn, Australian Imperial Force


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN: EGYPT

Name BADLU SINGH John Charles,
CAMPBELL
Percival, Eric,
GRATWICK
Arthur, Stanley,
GURNEY
Rank Ressaidar Major-General Private Private
Force 14th Murray's Jat Lancers
( att'd 29th Lancers ( Deccan Horse ))
Royal Horse Artillery
att'd command 7th Armoured Division
2 / 48th Bn, AIF 2 / 48th Bn, AIF
VC won Khes Samariveh, Palestine,
23 September 1918
Sidi Rezegh, Libya,
21 November 1941
Miteiriya Ridge, Egypt,
25 - 26 October 1942
Tel-el-Eisa, Egypt,
22 July 1942
London Gaz 27 November 1918 3 February 1942 28 January 1943 14 September 1942
Born Dhakla Village, Punjab, India,
November 1876
Thurso, Caithness,
10 January 1894
Katanning, Western Australia,
19 October 1902
Dayawn, Western Australia,
15 December 1908
Died 23 September 1918,
Palestine (Israel) *
26 February 1942,
Libya *
26 October 1942,
Egypt *
22 July 1942,
Egypt *
Grave No known grave
Name on Heliopolis Memorial, Egypt
Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich Army Museum of Western Australia, Perth Australian War Memorial, Canberra
Remarks * Killed during his VC action DSO & Bar, MC
* Died in a car accident
* Killed during his VC action * Killed during his VC action

EGYPT

Name Ernest, George,
HORLOCK
William, Henry,
KIBBY
Graham, Thomson,
LYALL
Samuel,
NEEDHAM
Rank Battery Sergeant-Major Sergeant Colonel Private
Force 113th Bty, Royal Field Artillery 2 / 48th Bn, AIF 102nd Canadian Infantry Bn, CEF
& Royal Army Ordnance Corps
5th Bn, Bedfordshire Regiment
VC won Vendresse, France,
15 September 1914
Miteiriya Ridge, Egypt,
23 - 31 October 1942
Bourlon Wood, France,
27 September 1918
Kefr Kasim, Palestine,
10 - 11 September 1918
London Gaz 25 November 1914 28 January 1943 14 December 1918 30 October 1918
Born Alton, Hampshire,
24 October 1885
Winlaton, Co Durham,
15 April 1903
Manchester,
8 March 1892
Great Limber, Lincolnshire,
16 August 1885
Died 30 December 1917,
Off Alexandria, Egypt *
31 October 1942,
Egypt *
28 November 1941,
Egypt
4 November 1918,
Palestine
Grave Alexandria ( Hadra ) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Location
of VC
10 ( Assaye ) Bty, Royal Artillery Australian War Memorial, Canberra Not publicly held Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment Museum, Luton
Remarks * Died when RMS "Aragon" was torpedeod off Alexandria * Killed during his VC action None None

EGYPT

Name Adam, Herbert,
WAKENSHAW



Rank Private


Force 9th Bn, Durham Light Infantry


VC won Mersa Matruh, Egypt,
27 June 1942



London Gaz 11 September 1942


Born Newcastle-upon-Tyne,
9 June 1914



Died 27 June 1942,
Egypt *



Grave El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt


Location
of VC
Durham Light Infantry Museum, Durham


Remarks * Killed during his VC action


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