Private Claude Nunney VC DCM MM - 38th Bn ( Ottawa ), Canadian Expeditionary Force


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN: FRANCE

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( N TO R )

Name Thomas,
NEELY
David,
NELSON
Henry James,
NICHOLAS
Cecil Reginald,
NOBLE
Rank Lance Sergeant Major Sergeant Corporal
Force 8th Bn, King's Own ( Royal Lancaster ) Regiment 'L' Bty, Royal Horse Artillery 1st Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, NZEF 2nd Bn, Rifle Brigade
VC won Flesquieres, France,
27 September 1918
Nery, France,
1 September 1914
Polderhoek, Belgium,
3 December 1917
Neuve Chapelle, France,
12 March 1915
London Gaz 14 December 1918 16 November 1914 11 January 1918 28 April 1915
Born Poulton-cum-Seacombe, Cheshire,
26 August 1897
Deraghland, Co Monaghan,
3 April 1886
Lincoln, Canterbury,
11 June 1891
Bournemouth, Dorset,
4 June 1891
Died 1 October 1918,
Romilly, France
8 April 1918,
Lillers, France
23 October 1918,
Le Quesnoy, France
13 March 1915,
Longuenesse, France
Grave Masnieres British Cemetery, Marcoing Lillers Communal Cemetery Vertigneul Churchyard, Romieres Longuenesse ( St Omer ) Souvenir Cemetery
Location
of VC
Sold at auction Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Canterbury Museum, Christchurch Not publicly held
Remarks MM None MM None

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( N TO R )

Name John,
NORWOOD
Claude Joseph Patrick,
NUNNEY
Hardy Falconer,
PARSONS
George Henry Tatham,
PATON
Rank Captain Private 2nd Lieutenant Captain
Force 5th Dragoon Guards 38th Bn ( Ottawa ), CEF 14th Bn, Gloucestershire Regiment 4th Bn, Grenadier Guards
VC won Ladysmith, 2nd Boer War,
30 October 1899
Vitry-en-Artois, France,
1 - 2 September 1918
Epehy, France,
20 - 21 August 1917
Gonnelieu, France,
1 December 1917
London Gaz 20 July 1900 14 December 1918 17 October 1917 13 February 1918
Born Beckenham, Kent,
8 September 1876
St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex,
19 July 1892
Rishton, Lancashire,
13 June 1897
Innellan, Argyllshire,
3 October 1895
Died 8 September 1914,
Sablonniers, France
18 September 1918,
Vis-en-Artois, France
21 August 1917,
Epehy, France
1 December 1917,
Gonnelieu, France
Grave Sablonniers New Communal Cemetery Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery Metz-en-Couture Communal Cemetery, British Extension
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Cornwall Armoury, Cornwall, Ontario Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum, Gloucester Grenadier Guards RHQ, Wellington Barracks, London
Remarks None DCM, MM None MC

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( N TO R )

Name John George,
PATTISON
Charles,
POPE
Harry Sherwood,
RANKEN
Anketell, Moutray,
READ
Rank Private Lieutenant Captain Captain
Force 50th Bn ( Calgary ), CEF 11th Bn, AIF Royal Army Medical Corps
att'd 1st Bn, King's Royal Rifle Corps
1st Bn, Northamptonshire Regiment
VC won Vimy Ridge, France,
10 April 1917
Louveral, France,
15 April 1917
Hauteavesnes, France,
19 - 20 September 1914
Lone Tree, Hulloch, France,
25 September 1915
London Gaz 2 August 1917 8 June 1917 16 November 1914 18 November 1915
Born Woolwich, London,
8 September 1875
Mile End, London,
5 March 1883
Govan, Glasgow,
3 September 1883
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire,
27 October 1884
Died 3 June 1917,
Lieven, France
15 April 1917,
Louveral, France
25 September 1914,
In hospital, Braine, France
25 September 1915,
Lone Tree, Hulloch, France
Grave La Chaudiere Military Cemetery, Vimy Moeuvres Communal Cemetery Extension Braine Communal Cemetery Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos
Location
of VC
Glenbow Museum, Calgary Australian War Memorial, Canberra Army Medical Services Museum, Mytchett Northamptonshire Regiment Museum, Northampton
Remarks None None None None

VC BURIAL LOCATIONS IN FRANCE ( N TO R )

Name Douglas,
REYNOLDS
John Harold,
RHODES
James Cleland,
RICHARDSON

Rank Major Lance Sergeant Piper
Force 37th Bty, Royal Field Artillery 3rd Bn, Grenadier Guards 16th Bn ( Canadian Scottish ), CEF
VC won Le Cateau, France,
26 August 1914
Houthulst Forest, Belgium,
9 October 1917
Moval, Somme, France,
8 - 9 October 1916

London Gaz 16 November 1914 26 November 1917 22 October 1916
Born Clifton, Bristol,
20 September 1882
Packmoor, Staffordshire,
17 May 1891
Bellshill, Lanarkshire,
25 November 1895

Died 23 February 1916,
Le Tourquet, France
27 November 1917,
Fontaine Notre Dame, France
9 October 1916,
Regina Trench, Morval, France

Grave Etaples Military Cemetery Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manacourt Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont & Pys
Location
of VC
Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich Grenadier Guards RHQ, Wellington Barracks, London Canadian War Museum, Ottawa
Remarks None DCM & Bar None

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