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VC583   George Rowland Patrick Roupell

BORN   7 April 1892

DIED   4 March 1974   AGE   81

VC Won    20 April 1915   AGE   23

Place VC Won   Hill 60, Zwarteleen, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   George Rowland Patrick Roupell   No.      

VC Issue No.   583   Awards   VC   CB

Regiment   East Surrey Regiment, 1st Battalion, A Company


Now   Princess of Wales Royal Regiement

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Brigadier

Place Of Birth   Tipperary, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

Place Of Death   Little Chartham, Shalford, near Guildford, Surrey, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Guildford Crematorium, New Pond Road, Godalming, Surrey, England

Cremated   Guildford Crematorium, New Pond Road, Godalming, Surrey, England

Date Buried/Cremated   7 March 1974

Headstone   Ashes   Plot/Grave no.   Garden of Remembrance (recorded as scattered, probably between trees beyond rose beds)

Gazetted   23 June 1915

VC Presented   12 July 1915 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Named on oak panels, All Saints Parish Church, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey

Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, Cross of Sacrifice, Glasneven Cemetery, Dublin, Ireland

By The Way…

During the Second World War, serving as a Brigadier, in France in 1940. He laid low for two years, in occupied territory, before he made his escape to England via Spain

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