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VC701   Richard Basil Brandram Jones

BORN   30 April 1897

DIED   21 May 1916   AGE   19

VC Won   21 May 1916   AGE   19

Place VC Won   Broadmarsh Crater, near Vimy, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1916

Name   Richard Basil Brandram Jones   No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   701   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 8th Battalion, B Company

Later   Queens Lancashire Regiment

Now   The Duke of Lancasters Regiment

Rank VC Won   Temporary Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Temporary Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Honor Oak Rise, Brockley, London, England

Place Of Death   Broadmarsh Crater, Vimy, France

Buried/Location Ashes   Location unknown, Pas de Calais, France


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Named on the Arras Memorial to the Missing (CWGC)   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   5 August 1916

VC Presented   20 December 1916 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England to his father, H Thomas Brandram


P  Named on Arras Memorial to the Missing (bay 7 or 13), Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

P  Named On  Dulwich College Memorial, Dulwich College, College Road, London

P  Named On War Memorial, St Pauls Church, Anerley, S E London

P  Named On War Memorial, High Street, Penge, S E London

P  Named On Victoria Cross Mural, Lewisham Shopping Centre, Lewisham, S E London

P  Named On Memorial, Civic Centre, Lewisham, S E London

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, By War Memorial, High Street South, Lewisham, South London

By The Way…

One of Seven old boys of Dulwich College, to receive the Victoria Cross

VC Held By

Dulwich College, College Road, Dulwich Common, London, England



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