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VC1223    Victor Buller Turner

Name   Victor Buller Turner   No.      

VC Issue No.   1223   Awards   VC   CVO

Regiment   Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own)

Later   Royal Green Jackets

Now   2nd and 4th battalions, The Rifles

Rank VC Won    Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel

Rank End Of Career   Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel

Place Of Birth   Thatcham, Berkshire, England

Place Of Death   Ditchingham, Norfolk, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St Mary's Churchyard, Ditchingham, Norfolk, England

Cremated   St Faith's Crematorium, Manor Road, Horsham St Faith, Norwich, Norfolk, England

Date Buried/Cremated   11 August 1972

Headstone   Ashes     Plot/Grave no.   Cremation plot

Gazetted    20 November 1942

VC Presented   27 July 1943, King George VI, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Named on Rifle Brigade Role of Fame Memorial, Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial Board, Dining Hall, Wellington School, Berkshire

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Great School, Wellington School, Berkshire

Entry in Book of Remembrance at St Mary's Churchyard, Ditchingham, Norfolk

P  Named on Honours Board, Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Surrey

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, The Broadway, Thatcham, Berkshire

P  Named on Millennium  Memorial, The Broadwat, Thatcham, Berkshire

P  Turner Close, Ditchingham, Suffolk

P  Victor Road, Thatcham, Berkshire

By The Way…

He was the brother of 668 Alexander Buller Turner VC who won his Victoria Cross in France 1915

VC Held By

Royal Green Jackets Museum, Peninsular Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, England



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BORN    17 January 1900

DIED   7 August 1972   AGE    72

VC Won   27 October 1942    AGE   42

Place VC Won   El Alamein, Egypt

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War

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