Lieutenant Colonel Geoffrey Keyes VC, MC - Royal Scots Greys ( 2nd Dragoons ), 11th ( Scottish ) Commando


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN: LIBYA

Name John,
BEELEY
John Hurst,
EDMONDSON
George Ward,
GUNN
James Joseph Bernard,
JACKMAN
Rank Rifleman Corporal 2nd Lieutenant Captain
Force 1st Bn, King's Royal Rifle Corps 2 / 17th Bn, AIF 3rd Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery 1st Bn, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
VC won Sidi Rezegh, Libya,
21 November 1941
Tobruk, Libya,
13 - 14 April 1941
Sidi Rezegh, Libya,
21 November 1941
El Duda Ridge, Tobruk, Libya,
25 November 1941
London Gaz 21 April 1942 4 July 1941 21 April 1942 31 March 1942
Born Lower Openshaw, Manchester,
8 February 1918
Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia,
8 October 1914
Muggleswick, Co Durham,
26 July 1912
Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin, Ireland,
19 March 1916
Died 21 November 1941,
Libya *
14 April 1941,
Libya *
21 November 1941,
Libya *
25 November 1941,
Libya *
Grave Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Libya Tobruk War Cemetery, Libya Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Libya Tobruk War Cemetery, Libya
Location
of VC
Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester Australian War Memorial, Canberra Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich Stonyhurst College, Lancashire
Remarks * Killed during his VC action * Killed during his VC action * Killed during his VC action * Killed during his VC action

LIBYA

Name Geoffrey Charles Tasker,
KEYES



Rank Lieutenant Colonel


Force Royal Scots Greys ( 2nd Dragoons )
11th ( Scottish ) Commando



VC won Beda Littoria, Libya,
17 - 18 November 1941



London Gaz 19 June 1942


Born Aberdour, Fife, Scotland,
18 May 1917



Died 18 November 1941,
Libya *



Grave Benghazi War Cemetery, Libya


Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London



Remarks MC
* Killed during his VC action



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