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VC1143    George de Cardonel Elmsall Findlay

Name   George de Cardonel Elmsall Findlay   No.      

VC Issue No.   1143   Awards   VC   MC & Bar

Regiment   Corps of Royal Engineers, 409th (Lowland) Field Company

Later   

Now   

Rank VC Won    A/Major

Rank End Of Career   Colonel

Place Of Birth   Cardross, Dunbrtonshire, Scotland

Place Of Death   At his home, Drumfork House, Helensburgh, Strathclyde, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes   Kilmaranock Churchyard, near Gartocharn, Strathclyde, Scotland

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Family plot

Gazetted    15 May 1919

VC Presented  27 November 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England

Memorials

P  Headstone, Kilmaranock Churchyard, near Gartocharn, Strathclyde, Scotland

P  Named on 'For Valour' Board, Royal Engineers Museum, Brompton Barracks, Prince Arthur Road, Chatham, Kent

P  Named on Honours Board, RMA Woolwich, now at RMA Sandhurst, Surrey

Named on VC Memorial, Speech Room, Harrow School


By The Way…



VC Held By

Royal Engineers Museum, Brompton Barracks, Prince Arthur Road, Chatham, Kent, England

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BORN   20 August 1889

DIED   26 June 1967   AGE   77

VC Won   4 November 1918    AGE    29

Place VC Won  Sambre-Oise Canal, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War