Lieutenant Horace Martineau VC - Protectorate Regiment, South African Forces


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : NEW ZEALAND

CANTERBURY OTAGO TARANAKI WESTLAND

CANTERBURY / OTAGO

Name John Daniel,
HINTON
Charles Hazlitt,
UPHAM
Duncan Gordon,
BOYES
Horace Robert,
MARTINEAU
Rank Sergeant Captain Midshipman Lieutenant
Force 20th Bn, 2nd NZEF ( Canterbury Regiment ) 20th Bn, 2nd NZEF ( Canterbury Regiment ) Royal Navy Protectorate Regiment, SA Forces
VC won Kalamai, Greece,
28 - 29 April 1941
VC: Maleme, Crete, 22 - 30 May 1941
Bar: Ruweisat, Egypt, 14 - 15 July 1942
Shimonoseki, Japan,
6 September 1864
Game Tree, Mafeking, 2nd Boer War,
26 December 1899
London Gaz 17 October 1941 VC: 14 October 1941
Bar: 26 September 1945
21 April 1865 6 July 1900
Born Colac Bay, Riverton,
17 September 1909
Christchurch,
21 September 1908
Cheltenham, England,
5 November 1846
London, England,
31 October 1871
Died 28 June 1997,
Christchurch
22 November 1994,
Christchurch
26 January 1869,
Dunedin ( suicide )
7 April 1916,
Dunedin
Grave Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch Harewood Crematorium, Christchurch
( headstone St Paul's Churchyard, Papanui )
Anderson's Bay Cemetery, Dunedin Anderson's Bay Cemetery, Dunedin
Location
of VC
National Army Museum, Waiouru National Army Museum, Waiouru Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Remarks None None None None

TARANAKI / WESTLAND

Name Harry John,
LAURENT
Edward St John,
DANIEL
Samuel,
MITCHELL

Rank Lieutenant-Colonel Lieutenant Captain of the Foretop
Force 2nd Bn, New Zealand ( Rifle ) Brigade Royal Navy Royal Navy
VC won Gouzeaucourt, France,
12 September 1918
Inkermann & Sebastopol, Crimea,
5 November 1854
Tauranga, New Zealand,
29 April 1864

London Gaz 15 November 1918 24 February 1857 23 July 1864
Born Tarata, Taranaki,
15 April 1895
Bristol, England,
17 January 1837
Apsley Guise, England,
8 September 1841

Died 9 December 1987,
Hastings
20 May 1868,
Hokitika
16 March 1894,
Drowned in the River Nikonui

Grave Hawera Crematorium, Taranaki Hokitika Municipal Cemetery, Westland
( Memorial not over actual grave )
Ross Cemetery, Westland
Location
of VC
National Army Museum, Waiouru Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
West Coast Historical Museum, Hokitika
Remarks None None None

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