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VC488   Edward Douglas Brown-Single-Hutchinson

BORN   6 March 1861

DIED   3 March 1940   AGE   78

VC Won   13 October 1900   AGE   39

Place VC Won   Geluk

War/Campaign  The Second Boer War

Name   Edward Douglas Brown-Single-Hutchinson  No.   

VC Issue No.   488   Awards   VC  CB

Regiment   14th (King's) Hussars


Now   King's Royal Hussars

Rank VC Won   Major

Rank End Of Career   Colonel

Place Of Birth   Kassouli, Dagshai, India

Place Of Death   At his home, 833 Mount Royal, Marble Arch, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Golders Green Crematorium, Hoop Lane, Golders Green, North London

Cremated   Golders Green Crematorium, Hoop Lane, London, England

Date Buried/Cremated   7 March 1940

Headstone   Ashes   Plot/Grave no.   Listed only as dispersed

Gazetted   15 January 1901

VC Presented   14 August 1901, Duke of York (later King George V), Pietermaritzburg, South Africa


P  Named on Victoria Cross memorial, Golders Green Crematorium, North West London

By The Way…

Christened as Edward Douglas Brown

VC Held By

14th / 20th King's Hussars, County & Regimental Museum, Stanley Street, Preston, Lancashire, England



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