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VC1286    David Auldjo Jamieson

Name   David Auldjo Jamieson    No.      

VC Issue No.   1286   Awards   VC   CVO

Regiment   Royal Norfolk Regiment

Later    

Now   Royal Anglian Regiment

Rank VC Won    Captain

Rank End Of Career   Major

Place Of Birth   Thornham, near King's Lynn, Norfolk, England

Place Of Death   At his home, Burnham Market, Norfolk, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St Margaret of Antioch Churchyard, Burnham Norton, Norfolk, England

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   18 May 2001

Headstone    Headstone     Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    26 October 1944

VC Presented   22 November 1944, King George VI, Buckingham Palace, London, England

Memorials

P  Headstone, St Margaret of Antioch Churchyard, Burnham Norton, Norfolk, England

P  Named on Victoria Cross Plaque at Britannia Court, New Costessey, Norwich, Norfolk

P  Memorial at Site of Action, Grimbosq, Normandy, France

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, The Cloisters, Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire

P  Jamieson Place, New Costessey, Norwich, Norfolk


By The Way…

He was the High Sheriff of Norfolk 1979-1980, and was a member of Her Majesty's Body Guard of Honourable Corps of Gentllemen-at-Arms, 1968-1986


VC Held By

Royal Norfolk Regiment Museum, Shirehall, Market Avenue, Norwich, Norfolk, England

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BORN    1 October 1920

DIED  6 May 2001    AGE    80

VC Won   7-8 August 1944   AGE   23

Place VC Won   River Orne bridgehead, near Grimbosq, France

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War