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VC644   Alfred John Shout

BORN   8 August 1882

DIED   11 August 1915   AGE   33

VC Won   9 August 1915   AGE   33

Place VC Won   Lone Pine, Anzac sector, Gallipoli, Turkey

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Alfred John Shout   No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   644   Awards   VC   MC

Regiment   Regiment, 1st (New South Wales) Battalion, AIF



Rank VC Won   Captain

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Wellington, New Zealand

Place Of Death   On board Hospital Ship 'Euralia' off Gallipoli, Turkey

Buried/Location Ashes   At sea, off Gallipoli, Turkey


Date Buried/Cremated   11 August 1915

Headstone      Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   15 October 1915

VC Presented   No presentation


P  Named on Lone Pine Memorial, (Panel 12), Gallipoli, Turkey

Named On Roll Of Honour, Panel 30, The Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

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

Memorial plaque erected at Darlington Town Hall, NSW, now at Victoria Barracks Museum, Paddington, NSW, Australia

Named on the Darlingon Memorial Gate within the grounds of University of Sydney   

Named on VC memorial, Queens Gardens, Dunedin, New Zealand

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

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Named On Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, Australia

By The Way…

During his VC action he was morally wounded when one of the three grenades he had lit, prematurely exploded

VC Held By

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



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