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VC1294    Lionel Ernest Queripel

Name   Lionel Ernest Queripel    No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1294   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Sussex Regiment attached to the 10th Parachute Regiment (Army Air Corps)

Later    

Now   Princess of Wales Royal Regiment

Rank VC Won   Captain

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Winterbourne, Monkton, Dorset, England

Place Of Death   Arnhem, Holland

Buried/Location Ashes   Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Van Limburg Stirumweg, 4 miles west of Arnhem, Holland

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone    Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   Plot 5, Row D, Grave 8

Gazetted    1 February 1945

VC Presented   No Presentation

Memorials

P  Headstone, Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Van Limburg Stirumweg, 4 miles west of Arnhem, Holland

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

P  Named on War Memorial, Marlbrough College, Wiltshire

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Marlbrough College, Wiltshire

P  Named on War Memorial, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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

Memorial Plaque, Church Porch, Somerby, Leicestershire

Maroon Plaque, 52 Warwick Park, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent

P  Named on Victoria Cross Grove Memorial, Donorlan Park, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Memorial Book, Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire

Named in Second World War Regimental Book of Remebrance, Chichester Cathedral, West Sussex

P  Queripel House, off the Kings Road, Chelsea, West London

P  Queripel Close, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent


By The Way…




VC Held By

Airborne Forces Museum, Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire

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BORN    13 July 1920

DIED   19 September 1944   AGE    24

VC Won  19 September 1944  AGE   24

Place VC Won   Arnhem, Holland

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War