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VC1152    Gordon Charles Steele

Name   Gordon Charles Steele   No.     

VC Issue No.   1152   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Navy



Rank VC Won    Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Commander

Place Of Birth   Exeter, Devon, England

Place Of Death   Winkleigh Court, Winkleigh, Devon, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Winkleigh Cemetery, Winkleigh, Devon, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted    11 November 1919

VC Presented   25 February 1920, King George V, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Winkleigh Cemetery, Winkleigh, Devon, England

P  Sword at Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road, Gosport, Hampshire

By The Way…

VC Held By

Australian War Memorial, Hall of Valour, Canberra, ACT 2601, AustraliaTrinity House, Tower Hill, London, England



VC 1151 VC 1153
VC 1151
VC 1153

BORN   1 November 1892

DIED   4 January 1981   AGE   88

VC Won   18 August 1919    AGE    26

Place VC Won   Kronstadt, Russia, Coastal Motor Boat 88

War/Campaign   North Russia Relief Force

Krostadt Harbour