Lieutenant Thomas Dinesen VC - 42nd Bn ( Royal Highlanders of Canada ), Canadian Expeditionary Force


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN: EUROPE

DENMARK NORWAY RUSSIA SWEDEN SWITZERLAND

DENMARK

Name Thomas,
DINESEN
Percy Howard,
HANSEN


Rank Lieutenant Brigadier

Force 42nd Bn ( Royal Highlanders of Canada ), CEF 6th Bn The Lincolnshire Regiment

VC won Parvillers, France,
12 August 1918
Yilghin Burnu, Gallipoli, Turkey,
9 August 1915


London Gaz 26 October 1918 1 October 1915

Born Copenhagen,
9 August 1892
Dresden, Germany,
26 October 1890


Died 10 March 1979,
Leerbaek, Denmark
12 February 1951,
Copenhagen, Denmark


Grave Hoersholm Cemetery Garnisons Churchyard, Copenhagen

Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London


Remarks None DSO, MC

NORWAY / RUSSIA / SWEDEN / SWITZERLAND

Name Bernard Armitage,
WARBURTON-LEE
Samuel George,
PEARSE
Loftus William,
JONES
Edward Stevenson,
BROWNE
Rank Captain Sergeant Commander Brigadier General
Force Royal Navy 45th Bn, Royal Fusiliers
att'd North Russia Relief Force
Royal Navy 24th Regiment
( South Wales Borderers )
VC won Narvik, Norway,
10 April 1940 *
Emtsa, North Russia,
29 August 1919
Battle of Jutland,
31 May 1916 *
Hlobane, Zululand,
29 March 1879
London Gaz 7 June 1940 23 October 1919 6 March 1917 17 June 1879
Born Redbrook, Nr Whitchurch, Shropshire,
13 September 1895
Penarth, Glamorgan,
16 July 1897
Petersfield, Hampshire,
13 November 1879
Cambridge,
23 December 1852
Died 10 April 1940,
Narvik, Norway
29 August 1919,
Emtsa, North Russia
31 May 1916,
During Battle of Jutland
16 July 1907,
Montreaux, Switzerland
Grave Ballangen New Cemetery, Norway Obozerskaya Burial Ground, North Russia ( no longer marked )
Name on the Archangel Allied Cemetery Memorial
Kviberg Cemetery, Gothenburg, Sweden Clarens Cemetery, Montreaux, Switzerland
( grave no longer marked )
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Australian War Memorial, Canberra Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
South Wales Borderers Museum, Brecon
Remarks * HMS 'Hardy' MM * HMS 'Shark'
Body washed ashore in Sweden
CB

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