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VC601   Edward Unwin

BORN   17 March 1864

DIED   19 April 1950   AGE   86

VC Won    25 April 1915   AGE   51

Place VC Won   V Beach, Seddul Bahr, Gallipoli, Turkey

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Edward Unwin   No.      

VC Issue No.   601   Awards   VC   CB   CMG

Regiment   Royal Navy



Rank VC Won   Commander

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Forest Lodge, Fawley, near Southampton, Hampshire, England

Place Of Death   Barber's shop, Graysott, Surrey

Buried/Location Ashes   St Luke's Churchyard, Grayshott, Hampshire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   25 April 1950

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Grave G-O

Gazetted   16 August 1915

VC Presented   15 January 1916 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, St Luke's Churchyard, Grayshott, Hampshire, England

P  Blue plaque at Helena Road, Southsea, Hampshire

Memorial plaque, Ellastone Church, North Staffordshire

P  Name on VC Memorial, Royal Naval & Royal Albert Yacht Club, Pembroke Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Named on Honours Board, HMS Conway Memorial Chapel, Birkenhead, The Wirral

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, The Promenade, Hythe, Hampshire

By The Way…

A new headstone was erected 1995

VC Held By

Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Kennington, London, England



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