Trooper Frank Baxter VC - Grey's Scouts ( Bulaway Field Force ), South Africa Forces


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : ZIMBABWE

ZIMBABWE

Name Frank William,
BAXTER
Frederick Henry,
BRADLEY
William Frederick,
FAULDS
Herbert Stephen,
HENDERSON
Rank Trooper Major Captain Trooper
Force Grey's Scouts ( Bulawayo Field Force ), South Africa Forces Royal Field Artillery 1st Bn, South African Infantry Rhodesia Horse ( Bulawayo Field Force ), South Africa Forces
VC won Umguza, Mashonaland,
22 April 1896
Ita, Zululand,
26 September 1901
Delville Wood, Somme, France,
18 July 1916
Campbell's Store, Rhodesia,
30 March 1896
London Gaz 7 May 1897
confirmed 15 January 1907
27 December 1901 9 September 1916 7 May 1897
Born Woolwich, London,
29 December 1869
Kingsland, East London,
27 September 1876
Cradock, Cape, South Africa,
19 February 1895
Glasgow,
30 March 1870
Died 22 April 1896,
Umguza, Mashonaland
10 March 1943,
Gwelo
16 August 1950,
Salisbury ( now Harare )
10 August 1942,
Bulawayo
Grave Bulawayo Town Cemetery Gweru ( formally Gwelo ) Cemetery Pioneer Cemetery, Harare Bulawayo Town Cemetery
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Not publicly held VC stolen from the National Museum of Military History, Johannesburg, in October 1994 National Army Museum, London
Remarks None None MC None

ZIMBABWE

Name Randolph Cosby,
NESBITT
Gerard Ross,
NORTON
Edmund,
O'TOOLE

Rank Major Captain Captain
Force Mashonaland Mounted Police, Rhodesia Forces Kaffrarian Rifles, South African Forces
att'd 4th Bn, Hampshire Regiment
Cape Frontier Light Horse, South African Forces
VC won Alice Mine, Mazoe Valley, Rhodesia,
19 June 1896
Monte Gridolfo, Italy,
31 August 1944
Ulundi, Zululand,
3 July 1879

London Gaz 7 May 1897 26 October 1944 9 October 1879
Born Queenstown, Cape, South Africa,
20 September 1867
Herschel, Cape Province, South Africa,
7 September 1915
Grahamstown, Cape, South Africa,
Unknown

Died 23 July 1956,
Cape Town, South Africa
29 October 2004,
Harare
1891,
Salisbury ( now Harare )

Grave Cremated Cape Town, South Africa.
Ashes interred in Harare Anglican Cathedral
Harare Harare ( location unknown )
Location
of VC
National Archives of Zimbabwe, Harare Not publicly held Not publicly held
Remarks None MM None

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