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VC1212    Quentin George Murray Smythe

Name   Quentin George Murray Smythe   No.      

VC Issue No.   1212   Awards   VC   

Regiment   South African Forces, Royal Natal Carabineers


Now   Natal Carabineers Regiment     South Africa

Rank VC Won    Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Nottingham Road, Natal, South Africa

Place Of Death   Durban Hospital, South Africa

Buried/Location Ashes   At his farm, Nottingham Road, Natal, South Africa

Cremated   Durban Crematorium, South Africa

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Ashes     Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    11 September 1942

VC Presented   1 September 1943, Administrator, South Africa


P  Named on Memorial Gates, Constitution Hill, Green Park, London

Portrait, Bronze Plaque, and Display,foyer of the Assembly Hall, Estcourt High School, Nottingham Road, Natal, South Africa

By The Way…

VC Held By

Lord Ashcroft Collection / I.W.M.



VC 1211 VC 1213
VC 1211
VC 1213

BORN    6 August 1916

DIED   22 October 1997   AGE   81

VC Won   5 June 1942    AGE    25

Place VC Won   Alem Hamza area, Libya

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War

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