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VC1007   George St. George Grogan

Name   George St. George Grogan   No.      

VC Issue No.   1007   Awards   VC    CB   CMG   DSO & Bar

Regiment   Worcestershire Regiment commanding 23rd Infantry Brigade

Later   Worcestershire & Sherwood Foresters Regiment    

Now   2nd Battalion, The Mercian Regiment

Rank VC Won    Temporary Brigadier-General

Rank End Of Career   Temporary Brigadier-General

Place Of Birth   St Andrews, Fife, Scotland

Place Of Death   At his home, 'Silverdene', Shrub Hill Lane, Sunningdale, Berkshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Woking Crematorium, Hermitage Road, St John's, Woking, Surrey, England

Cremated   Woking Crematorium, Hermitage Road, St John's, Woking, Surrey, England

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   Tennyson Lake Garden, Garden of Remembrance

Gazetted   25 July 1918

VC Presented   8 August 1918 by King George V at 1st Army HQ, Ranchicourt, France


Entry in Book of Remembrance, Woking Crematorium, Surrey

Named on Honours Board, Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Surrey

By The Way…

In 1933, he became a member of the Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms.

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BORN   1 September 1875

DIED   3 January 1962  AGE   86

VC Won   27 May 1918   AGE   42

Place VC Won   River Aisne, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War