Warrant Office II Rayene Simpson VC DCM - Australian Army Training Team, Vietnam


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN: THE FAR EAST

CHINA - HONG KONG - JAPAN

Name Edward,
BAMFORD
John Robert,
OSBORN
Rayene Stewart,
SIMPSON

Rank Major Company Sergeant Major Warrant Officer II
Force Royal Marine Light Infantry 1st Bn Winnipeg Grenadiers Australian Army Training Team, Vietnam
VC won Zeebrugge, Belgium,
22 - 23 April 1918
Hong Kong,
19 December 1941
Ben Het, Vietnam,
6 May 1969

London Gaz 23 July 1918 2 April 1946 29 August 1969
Born Highgate, North London,
28 May 1887
Foulden, Norfolk,
2 January 1899
Chippenden, NSW,
26 February 1926

Died 30 September 1928,
On board HMS Cumberland *
19 December 1941,
Hong Kong *
18 October 1978,
Tokyo, Japan

Grave Bubbling Road Cemetery, Shanghai, China
( no longer exists )
No known grave
Name on Sai Wan Bay Memorial, Hong Kong
Yokohama War Cemetery, Japan
( cremation )

Location
of VC
Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Canadian War Museum, Ottawa Australian War Memorial, Canberra
Remarks * On route to Hong Kong * Killed during his VC action DCM

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