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VC1150    Arthur Percy Sullivan

Name   Arthur Percy Sullivan   No.     

VC Issue No.   1150   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Fusiliers, 45th Battalion attached to the North Russia Relief Force


Now   Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Rank VC Won    Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Corporal

Place Of Birth   Crystal Brook, Australia

Place Of Death   Westminster Hospital, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   North Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Cremated   Golders Green Crematorium, Hoop Lane, London, England

Date Buried/Cremated   13 April 1937

Headstone   Plaque    Plot/Grave no.   Tree 267A, Garden of Remembrance

Gazetted    29 September 1919

VC Presented   12 July 1920 by the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII) at Government House, Adelaide, Australia


P  Memorial Plaque, SA Garden of Remembrance, Adelaide, SA, Australia

P  Memorial Plaque on railings of Birdcage Walk, Wellington Barracks, London

P  Display at Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Named on VC Memorial, War Memorial, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Sullivan Crescent, Canberra, ACT, Australia

By The Way…

Over in London for the Kings Coronation, returning to his quarters at Wellington Barracks, he was signing autographs in Birdcage Walk when he slipped and knocked his head on the pavement and was then run over by a cyclist, he died from his injuries.

VC Held By

Australian War Memorial, Hall of Valour, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia



VC 1149 VC 1151
VC 1149
VC 1151

BORN   27 November 1896

DIED   9 April 1937   AGE   40

VC Won   10 August 1919    AGE    22

Place VC Won   Shelka River, Russia

War/Campaign   North Russia Relief Force

Northern Russian Expedition