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VC593   Frank Edward Stubbs

BORN   22 March 1888

DIED   25 April 1915   AGE   27

VC Won    25 April 1915   AGE   27

Place VC Won   W Beach, Cape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Frank Edward Stubbs   No.  1506  POSTHUMOUS  ELECTED BY REGIMENT

VC Issue No.   593   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Lancashire Fusiliers, 1st Battalion, C Company


Now   Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   17 Chapter Road, Walworth, South London, England

Place Of Death   Hill 114, W Beach, Cape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey

Buried/Location Ashes   Location unknown, Turkey


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Memorial   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   15 March 1917

VC Presented   2 May 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England to his mother


P  Named on Helles Memorial (panel 58-72), Gallipoli, Turkey

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, Pasley Park, Chapter Road Entrance, Walworth, South London

By The Way…

He was one of the Lancashire Fusillers, dubbed by the press “Six VC’s before breakfast”.

VC Held By

Lancashire Fusiliers Museum, Wellington Barracks, Bury, Lancashire, England



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The First World War

Thank you to John and Judy Bartley, for photos from Gallipoli