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VC754   Frederick McNess

Name   Frederick McNess   No.   13301   

VC Issue No.   754   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Scots Guards, 1st Battalion



Rank VC Won   Lance Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Bramley, Leeds, Yorkshire, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 37 Petersfield Road, Boscombe, Dorset, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Bournemouth Crematorium, Strouden Avenue, Dorset, England

Cremated   Bournemouth Crematorium, Strouden Avenue, Dorset, England

Date Buried/Cremated   8 May 1956

Headstone   Ashes   Plot/Grave no.   Crematorium lawns

Gazetted   26 October 1916

VC Presented   9 December 1916 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Named On Victoria Cross Memorial, Cetenary Square, Leeds, North Yorkshire

Named on War Memorial, Bramley Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire change other Yorkshires to West Yorkshire

By The Way…

Born Fred Mackness

VC Held By

Scots Guards, Guards Museum, Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, London, England



VC 753 VC 755
VC 753
VC 755

The First World War

BORN   22 January 1892

DIED   4 May 1958   AGE   66

VC Won   15 September 1916   AGE   24

Place VC Won   Near Ginchy, Somme, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1916

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