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VC1248    Basil Charles Godfrey Place

Name   Basil Charles Godfrey Place    No.      

VC Issue No.   1248   Awards   VC    CB   CVO   DSC

Regiment   Royal Navy



Rank VC Won    Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Rear Admiral

Place Of Birth   Little Malvern, Worcestershire, England

Place Of Death   St Bartholomew's Hospital, Holborn, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Corton Denham Churchyard, Dorset, England


Date Buried/Cremated   2 January 1995

Headstone   Headstone     Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    22 February 1944

VC Presented   2 or 22 June 1945 by King George VI at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Corton Denham Churchyard, Dorset, England

P  Named on Victoria Cross Submarine Memorial, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Submariners Association Memorial Plaque, Fleet Air Arm Museum, RNAS Yeovilton, Somerset

By The Way…

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I.W.M. /Lord Ashcroft Collection



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BORN    19 July 1921

DIED  22 September 1943   AGE    73

VC Won   13 September 1943   AGE   22

Place VC Won   Kaafiord, North Norway, HM Midget Submarine XE 7

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War

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