Lieutenant Colonel John Dimmer VC MC - 2nd Bn, King's Royal Rifle Corps


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IN: FRANCE

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( C TO D )

Name Hugh,
CAIRNS
Frederick William,
CAMPBELL
Kenneth,
CAMPBELL
Nelson Victor,
CARTER
Rank Sergeant Lieutenant Flying Officer Company Sergeant Major
Force 46th Bn ( South Saskatchewan ), CEF 1st Bn ( Ontario Regiment ), CEF 22 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 12th Bn, Royal Sussex Regiment
VC won Valenciennes, France,
1 November 1918
Givenchy, France,
15 June 1915
Over Brest Harbour, France,
6 April 1941
Boars Head, France,
30 June 1916
London Gaz 31 January 1919 23 August 1915 13 March 1942 9 September 1916
Born Ashington, Northumberland,
4 December 1896
Mount Forest, Ontario,
15 June 1867
Saltcoats, Ayrshire,
21 April 1917
Eastbourne, East Sussex,
9 April 1887
Died 2 November 1918,
Valenciennes, France
19 June 1915,
Boulogne, France
6 April 1941,
Brest Harbour, France
30 June 1916,
Richebourg l'Avoue, France
Grave Auberchicourt British Cemetery Boulogne Eastern Cemetery Brest ( Kerfautras ) Cemetery, Lambezellec
( image courtesy Stewart May )
Royal Irish Rifles Churchyard, Laventie
Location
of VC
Canadian War Museum, Ottawa Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
22 Squadron, Royal Air Force Royal Sussex Regiment Museum, Eastbourne
Remarks DCM None None None

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( C TO D )

Name Claude Charles,
CASTLETON
George Edward,
CATES
Percy Herbert,
CHERRY
Leo,
CLARKE
Rank Sergeant 2nd Lieutenant Captain Corporal
Force 5th Machine Gun Corps, AIF 2nd Bn, Rifle Brigade 26th Bn, AIF 2nd Bn ( Eastern Ontario Regiment ), CEF
VC won Pozieres, France,
28 - 29 July 1916
Bouchavesnes, France,
8 March 1917
Langnicourt, France,
26 March 1917
Pozieres, France,
9 September 1916
London Gaz 26 September 1916 11 May 1917 11 May 1917 20 October 1916
Born Lowestoft, Suffolk,
12 April 1893
Wimbledon, London,
8 May 1892
Murradoc, Victoria,
4 June 1895
Waterdown, Ontario,
1 December 1892
Died 29 July 1916,
Pozieres, France
9 March 1917,
Bouchavesnes, France
27 March 1917,
Langnicourt, France
19 October 1916,
Etretat, Le Havre, France
Grave Pozieres British Cemetery, Ovillers-la-Boisselle Hem Farm Military Cemetery, Hem-Monacu Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy Etretat Churchyard
Location
of VC
Australian War Memorial, Canberra Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester Australian War Memorial, Canberra Canadian War Museum, Ottawa
Remarks None None MC None

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( C TO D )

Name Harold John,
COLLEY
Joseph Henry,
COLLIN
John Stanhope,
COLLINGS - WELLS
William La Touche,
CONGREVE
Rank Sergeant 2nd Lieutenant Lieutenant Colonel Major
Force 10th Bn, Lancashire Fusiliers 4th Bn, King's Own ( Royal Lancaster ) Regiment Comd 4th Bn, Bedfordshire Regiment The Rifle Brigade
VC won Martinpuich, France,
25 August 1918
Givenchy, France,
9 April 1918
Marcoing / Albert, France,
22 - 27 March 1918
Somme, France,
6 - 20 July 1916
London Gaz 22 October 1918 28 June 1918 24 April 1918 26 October 1916
Born Smethwick, Birmingham,
26 May 1895
Jarrow, Co Durham,
11 April 1893
Markyate, Bedfordshire,
19 July 1880
Burton, Cheshire,
22 March 1891
Died 25 August 1918,
Martinpuich, France
9 April 1918,
Givenchy, France
27 March 1918,
Albert, France
20 July 1916,
Somme, France
Grave Mailly Wood Cemetery Vielle-Chapelle New Military Cemetery, Lacouture Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension
Location
of VC
Lancashire Fusiliers Museum, Bury King's Own ( Royal Lancaster ) Regiment Museum, Lancaster Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment Museum, Luton Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester
Remarks MM None DSO DSO, MC

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( C TO D )

Name William Reginald,
COTTER
John Bernard,
CROAK
John,
CUNNINGHAM
Frank Alexander,
DE PASS
Rank Corporal Private Private Lieutenant
Force 6th Bn, East Kent Regiment ( The Buffs ) 13th Bn ( Royal Highlanders of Canada ), CEF 2nd Bn, Leinster Regiment 34th Prince Albert Victor's Own Poona Horse
VC won Hohenzollern Redoubt, France,
6 March 1916
Amiens, France,
8 August 1918
Bois-en-Hache, France,
12 April 1917
Festubert, France,
24 November 1914
London Gaz 30 March 1916 27 September 1918 8 June 1917 18 February 1915
Born Sandgate, Kent,
March 1883
Little Bay, Newfoundland,
18 May 1892
Thurles, Co Tipperary,
22 October 1890
Kensington, London,
26 April 1887
Died 14 March 1916,
Lillers Hospital, France
8 August 1918,
Amiens, France
16 April 1917,
In Hospital, Barlin, France
25 November 1914,
Festubert, France
Grave Lillers Communal Cemetery Hangard Wood British Cemetery, Hangard Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension Bethune Town Cemetery
Location
of VC
National Army Museum, London Canadian War Museum, Ottawa Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
National Army Museum, London
Remarks None None None None

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( C TO D )

Name John Henry Stephen,
DIMMER
Robert,
DUNSIRE
John Spencer,
DUNVILLE
Thomas Frank,
DURRANT
Rank Lieutenant Colonel Corporal 2nd Lieutenant Sergeant
Force 2nd Bn, King's Royal Rifle Corps 13th Bn, The Royal Scots Royal Dragoons ( 1st Dragoons ) Corps of Royal Engineers
att'd No. 1 Commando
VC won Klein Zillebeke, Belgium,
12 November 1914
Hill 70, Loos, France,
26 September 1915
St Quentin, France,
24 - 25 June 1917
St Nazaire, France,
27 March 1942
London Gaz 19 November 1914 18 November 1915 2 August 1917 19 June 1945
Born Lambeth, London,
9 October 1883
Buckhaven, Fifeshire,
24 November 1891
Marylebone, London,
7 May 1896
Farnborough, Kent,
17 October 1918
Died 21 March 1918,
Marteville, France
30 January 1916,
Mazingarbe, France
26 June 1917,
Epehy, France
28 March 1942,
St Nazaire, France
Grave Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery, St Nazaire
Location
of VC
Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester The Royal Scots Museum, Edinburgh Castle Household Cavalry Museum, Horseguards, Whitehall, London Royal Engineers Museum, Gillingham
Remarks MC None None None

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( C TO D )

Name Edward,
DWYER



Rank Corporal


Force 1st Bn, East Surrey Regiment


VC won Hill 60, Zwarteleen, Belgium,
20 April 1915



London Gaz 27 May 1915


Born Fulham, London,
25 November 1895



Died 3 September 1916,
Guillemont, Somme, France



Grave Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz


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


Remarks None


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