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VC864   Frederick George Room

Name   Frederick George Room   No.   8614   

VC Issue No.   864   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Irish Regiment, 2nd Battalion


Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Private (Acting Lance-Corporal)

Rank End Of Career   Acting Lance-Corporal

Place Of Birth   24 Congleton Road, St Georges, Bristol, England

Place Of Death   Ham Green Sanatorium, Bristol, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Greenbank Cemetery, Bristol, England


Date Buried/Cremated   25 January 1932

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Section 41 - Pink - K

Gazetted   17 October 1917

VC Presented   8 November 1917 by King George V at Durdham Downs, Bristol, Avon, England


P  Headstone, Greenbank Cemetery, Bristol, England

P  Memorial Plaque, on War Memorial,  Fishponds Park, Bristol

By The Way…

Never really recovering his health after the war he died at the age of 36

VC Held By

National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, England



VC 863 VC 865
VC 863
VC 865

The First World War

BORN   31 May 1895

DIED   19 January 1932   AGE   36

VC Won   16 August 1917   AGE   22

Place VC Won   Frezenburg, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1917