Major Anders Frederik Lassen VC, MC & 2 Bars - No. 1 Sepcial Air Service Regiment, Special Boat Service


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN: ITALY

Name John Thompson McKellar,
ANDERSON
Eugene Paul,
BENNETT
John Henry Cound,
BRUNT
Thomas Peck,
HUNTER
Rank Major Captain Captain Corporal
Force 8th Bn Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 2nd Bn Worcestershire Regiment Sherwood Foresters
att'd 6th Bn, Lincolnshire Regiment
No. 43 Royal Marine Commando
VC won Longstop Hill, Tunisia,
23 April 1943
Le Transloy, Somme, France,
5 November 1916
Faenza, Italy,
9 December 1944
Argenta Gap, Italy,
3 April 1945
London Gaz 29 June 1943 30 December 1916 8 February 1945 12 June 1945
Born Hampstead, London,
12 January 1918
Stroud, Gloucestershire,
4 June 1892
Paddock Wood, Kent,
6 December 1922
Aldershot, Hampshire,
6 October 1923
Died 5 October 1943,
Termoli, Italy *
6 April 1970,
Vicenza, Italy
10 December 1944,
Faenza, Italy *
3 April 1945,
Argenta Gap, Italy *
Grave Sangro River War Cemetery Vicenza Crematorium, Italy Faenza War Cemetery, Italy Argenta Gap War Cemetery, Italy
Location
of VC
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Museum, Stirling Worcestershire Regiment Museum, Worcester Lincolnshire Regiment Museum, Lincoln Royal Marines Museum, Southsea
Remarks * Killed in action MC MC
* Killed in action
* Died during his VC action

ITALY

Name Anders Frederik,
LASSEN
Sir Edward Pemberton,
LEACH
Eric Archibald,
MCNAIR
George Allan,
MITCHELL
Rank Major General Captain Private
Force Special Boat Service,
No. 1 Special Air Service Regiment
Corps of Bengal Sappers & Miners 9th Bn, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Bn, London Scottish ( Gordon Highlanders )
VC won Lake Comacchio, Italy,
8 - 9 April 1945
Maidanah, Afghan War,
17 March 1879
Hooge, Belgium,
14 February 1916
Damiano Ridge, Italy,
23 - 24 January 1944
London Gaz 7 September 1945 6 December 1879 30 March 1916 10 August 1944
Born South Zealand, Denmark,
22 September 1920
Londonderry, N Ireland,
2 April 1847
Calcutta, India,
16 June 1894
Highgate, London,
30 August 1911
Died 9 April 1945,
Lake Comacchio, Italy *
27 April 1913,
Caddenabbia, Lake Como, Italy
12 August 1918,
Genoa Hospital, Italy *
24 January 1944,
Damiano Ridge, Italy
Grave Argenta Gap War Cemetery, Italy
( image courtesy H.O. Lindskov )
Griante Cemetery, Nr Lake Como, Italy Staglieno War Cemetery, Genoa, Italy Minturno War Cemetery, Sessa Arunca, Italy
Location
of VC
Liberation Museum, Copenhagen Royal Engineers Museum, Gillingham Royal Sussex Regiment Museum, Eastbourne London Scottish Regiment Museum, London
Remarks MC & 2 Bars
* Died during his VC action
KCB, KCVO * Died of chronic dysentry * Died during his VC action

ITALY

Name Maurice Albert Wyndham,
ROGERS
SHERBAHADUR THAPA Clement Leslie,
SMITH
Sir Edward Talbot,
THACKERAY
Rank Sergeant Rifleman Brigadier-General Colonel
Force 2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment 1st Bn, 9th Gurkha Rifles Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
att'd Somaliland Light Infantry
Corps of Bengal Engineers
VC won Anzio, Italy,
3 June 1944
San Marino, Italy,
18 - 19 September 1944
Jidballi, Somaliland,
10 January 1904
Delhi Magazine, Indian Mutiny,
16 September 1857
London Gaz 10 August 1944 28 December 1944 7 June 1904 29 April 1862
Born Bristol,
17 July 1919
Ghalechhap Village, Nepal,
20 November 1921
Cowes, Isle of Wight,
17 January 1878
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire,
19 October 1836
Died 3 June 1944,
Anzio, Italy *
19 September 1944,
San Marino, Italy *
14 December 1927,
Alassio, Italy
3 September 1927,
Garessio, Italy
Grave Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio, Italy Rimini Ghurka War Cemetery, Italy English Cemetery, Alassio, Italy English Cemetery, Bordighera, Italy
( image courtesy Iain MacFarlaine )
Location
of VC
The Rifles ( Berkshire & Wiltshire ) Museum, Salisbury 9th Gorkha Rifles HQ, Varanasi, India Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Museum, Bodmin Not publicly held
Remarks * Died during his VC action * Died during his VC action MC KCB

ITALY

Name THAMMAN GURUNG James,
TRAVERS
YESHWANT GHADGE John Scott,
YOULL
Rank Rifleman General Naik ( Corporal ) 2nd Lieutenant
Force 1st Bn, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles, Indian Army Bhopal Contingent 3rd Bn, 5th Mahratta Light Infantry, Indian Army 1st Bn, Northumberland Fusiliers
VC won Monte San Bartolo, Italy,
10 November 1944
Indore Presidency, Indian Mutiny,
July 1857
Upper Tiber Valley, Italy,
10 July 1944
Asiago, Italy,
15 June 1918
London Gaz 22 February 1945 1 March 1861 2 November 1944 25 July 1918
Born Singla Village, Nepal,
2 October 1924
Cork, Ireland,
6 October 1820
Palasgaon Village, India,
16 November 1921
Thornley, Co Durham,
6 June 1897
Died 11 November 1944,
Monte San Bartolo *
1 April 1884,
Verbania-Pallanza, Italy
10 July 1944,
Upper Tiber Valley, Italy *
27 October 1918,
River Piave, Italy *
Grave Rimini Gurkha War Cemetery, Italy Municipal Ossuary, Pallanza
( grave not marked )
No known grave
Name on Cassino Memorial
Giavera British Cemetery, Nr Treviso, Italy
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Not publicly held Not publicly held Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks * Died during his VC action CB * Died during his VC action * Killed in action

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