T / Second Lieutenant Donald Simpson Bell VC - 9th Bn, The Yorkshire Regiment


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN: FRANCE

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( A TO B )

Name Wallace Lloyd,
ALGIE
William Herbert,
ANDERSON
Albert,
BALL
Sidney,
BATES
Rank Lieutenant Lieutenant Colonel Captain Corporal
Force 20th Bn, Central Ontario Regiment, CEF Comd 12th Bn, Highland Light Infantry 7th Bn, Sherwood Foresters
& Royal Flying Corps
1st Bn, Royal Norfolk Regiment
VC won East of Cambrai, France,
11 October 1918
Bois Favieres, France,
25 March 1918
Missions over France,
25 April to 6 May 1917
Sourdeval, France,
6 August 1944
London Gaz 21 January 1919 3 May 1918 8 June 1917 2 November 1944
Born Alton, Ontario,
10 June 1891
Glasgow,
29 December 1881
Nottingham,
14 August 1896
Camberwell, London,
14 June 1921
Died 11 October 1918,
Near Cambrai, France
25 March 1918,
Bois Favieres, France
7 May 1917,
Seclin, France
8 August 1944,
Sourdeval, France
Grave Niagara Cemetery, Iwuy Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt Annoeullin Communal Cemetery, German Extension Bayeux War Cemetery
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Sherwood Foresters Museum, Nottingham Royal Norfolk Regiment Museum, Norwich
Remarks None None DSO & 2 Bars, MC None

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( A TO B )

Name Edward Felix,
BAXTER
Ian Willoughby,
BAZALGETTE
Robert Matthew,
BEATHAM
Donald Simpson,
BELL
Rank 2nd Lieutenant Squadron Leader Private 2nd Lieutenant
Force 8th Bn, King's ( Liverpool ) Regiment 635 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 8th Bn, ( Victoria ), AIF 9th Bn, Yorkshire Regiment
VC won Blairville, France,
17 - 18 April 1916
Trossy St Maxim, France,
4 August 1944
Rosiere, France,
9 August 1918
La Boiselle, Somme, France,
5 July 1916
London Gaz 26 September 1916 17 August 1945 14 December 1918 9 September 1916
Born Stourbridge, Worcestershire,
18 September 1885
Calgary, Alberta,
19 October 1918
Glassonby, Cumberland,
16 June 1894
Harrogate, Yorkshire,
3 December 1890
Died 18 April 1916,
Blairville, France
4 August 1944,
Trossy St Maxim, France
11 August 1918,
Rosiere, France
10 July 1916,
Contalmaison, Somme, France
Grave Fillievres British Cemetery Senantes Churchyard Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-la-Boiselle
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon Queensland Museum, Brisbane National Football Museum, Manchester
Remarks None DFC None None

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( A TO B )

Name Edward Kinder,
BRADBURY
Roland Boys,
BRADFORD
Jean,
BRILLANT
Walter Lorrain,
BRODIE
Rank Captain Brigadier General Lieutenant Lieutenant Colonel
Force 'L' Bty, Royal Horse Artillery Comd 9th Bn, Durham Light Infantry 2nd Bn, Quebec Regiment 2nd Bn, Highland Light Infantry
VC won Nery, France,
1 September 1914
Eaucourt L'Abbaye, France,
1 October 1916
Meharicourt, France,
8 - 9 August 1918
Becelaere, Belgium,
11 November 1914
London Gaz 25 November 1914 25 November 1916 27 September 1918 12 December 1914
Born Altrincham, Cheshire,
16 August 1881
Bishop Auckland, Co Durham,
23 February 1892
Assametquaghan, Quebec,
15 March 1890
Edinburgh,
28 July 1885
Died 1 September 1914,
Nery, France
30 November 1917,
Graincourt, France
10 August 1918,
Meharicourt, France
23 August 1918,
Behagnies, France
Grave Nery Communal Cemetery Hermies British Cemetery Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Fouilloy Bienvillers Military Cemetery
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Durham Light Infantry Museum, Durham Royal 22e Regiment Museum, Quebec City Not publicly held
Remarks None MC MC None

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( A TO B )

Name Donald Forester,
BROWN
Harry,
BROWN
John Crawford,
BUCHAN
Alexander Henry,
BUCKLEY
Rank Sergeant Private 2nd Lieutenant Corporal
Force 2nd Bn, Otago Infantry Regiment, NZEF 10th Bn, Quebec Regiment 7th Bn, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 54th Bn, ( New South Wales ), AIF
VC won High Wood, France,
15 September 1916
Hill 70, Loos, France,
16 August 1917
Marteville, France,
21 March 1918
Peronne, France,
1 September 1918
London Gaz 14 June 1917 17 October 1917 2 May 1918 14 December 1918
Born Dunedin,
23 February 1890
Ganonoque, Ontario,
10 May 1898
Alloa, Clackmannanshire,
10 October 1892
Warren, New South Wales,
22 July 1891
Died 1 October 1916,
Eaucourt L'Abbaye, France
17 August 1917,
Loos, France
22 March 1918,
Marteville, France
1 September 1918,
Peronne, France
Grave Warlencourt British Cemetery Noeux-les-Mines Cemetery Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, St Radegonde
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Canadian War Museum, Ottawa Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Museum, Stirling Castle Australia War Memorial, Canberra
Remarks None None None None

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( A TO B )

Name Christopher,
BUSHELL



Rank Lieutenant Colonel


Force Comd 7th Bn, Queen's Royal Regiment ( West Surrey )


VC won Tergnier, France,
23 March 1918



London Gaz 3 May 1918


Born Neston, Cheshire,
31 October 1887



Died 8 August 1918,
Morlencourt, France



Grave Querrieu British Cemetery


Location
of VC
Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment Museum, Guildford


Remarks DSO


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