Lieutenant Colonel Wilfrith Elstob VC, DSO, MC - Comd 16th Bn, Manchester Regiment


NAMES OF VICTORIA CROSS HOLDERS ON THE:
POZIERES MEMORIAL, FRANCE

Name Herbert George,
COLUMBINE
Edmund,
DE WIND
Wilfrith,
ELSTOB

Rank Private 2nd Lieutenant Lieutenant Colonel
Force 9th Squadron, Machine Gun Corps 15th Bn, Royal Irish Rifles Comd 16th Bn, Manchester Regiment
VC won Hervilly Wood, France,
22 March 1918
Groagie, France,
21 March 1918
St Quentin, France,
21 March 1918

London Gaz 3 May 1918 15 May 1919 9 June 1919
Born Penge, London,
28 November 1893
Comber, Co Down,
11 December 1883
Chichester, West Sussex,
8 September 1888

Died 22 March 1918,
Hervilly Wood, France
21 March 1918,
Groagie, France
21 March 1918,
St Quentin, France

Grave No known grave
Name on the Pozieres Memorial
No known grave
Name on the Pozieres Memorial
No known grave
Name on the Pozieres Memorial

Location
of VC
Royal British Legion, Walton on Naze, Essex
loan: Essex Regiment Museum, Chelmsford
Not publicly held Manchester Regiment Museum, Ashton under Lyne
Remarks None None DSO, MC

France Index

Go to VC Home Page