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VC1237    The Lord Charles Anthony Lyell

Name   The Lord Charles Anthony Lyell   No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1237   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Scots Guards, 1st Battalion

Later     

Now   

Rank VC Won    Temporary Captain

Rank End Of Career   Temporary Captain

Place Of Birth   Cadogan Gardens, London, England

Place Of Death   near Enfidaville, Tunisia

Buried/Location Ashes   Massicault War Cemetery, near Borj-el-Amri, south-west of Tunis, Tunisia

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)     Plot/Grave no.   Plot V, Row H, Grave 5

Gazetted    12 August 1943

VC Presented   February 1944, King George VI, Buckingham Palace, London, England

Memorials

Headstone, Massicault War Cemetery, near Borj-el-Amri, south-west of Tunis, Tunisia

P  Named on War Memorial, Kirriemuir Cemetery, Angus, Scotland

P  Named on War Memorial, Old Parish Church, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland

P  Named on Durnford School Roll of Honour 1939 - 45 at St George's Church, Langton Matravers, Dorset

Memorial Plaque, St Columbus Episcopal Church, Largs, Strathclyde, Scotland

P  Memorial Plaque, St Marys Church, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland

P  Named on War Memorial, Panel 14, House of Lords, Westminster, London

P  Named on War Memorial, Eaton College, Windsor, Berkshire  

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Eaton College, Windsor, Berkshire

Named on MCC Honours Board, Lords Cricket Ground, St Johns Wood, London

P  Named on War Memorial, Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, Oxfordshire

P  Named on Paving Stone, Town Square, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland

P  Lord Lyell Drive, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland

Lyell Road, Windsor, Berkshire


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BORN    14 June 1913

DIED   27 April 1943   AGE    29

VC Won   22-27 April 1943   AGE   29

Place VC Won   Djebel Bou Aoukaz, Tunisia

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War

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