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VC1328    Anders Frederick Emil Victor Schau Lassen

Name   Anders Frederick Emil Victor Schau Lassen    No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1328   Awards   VC    MC & 2 bars

Regiment   General List attached to the Special Boat Service, No. 1 Special Air Service Regiment



Rank VC Won   Temporary Major

Rank End Of Career   Temporary Major

Place Of Birth   'Hovdingsgard', near Mern, South Zealand, Denmark

Place Of Death   north shore of Lake Comacchio, Italy

Buried/Location Ashes    Argenta Gap War Cemetery (Cimitero Di Guerra Di Argenta), 2 km north of Argenta, Italy


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)     Plot/Grave no.   Plot 2, Row E, Grave 11

Gazetted    7 September 1945

VC Presented   18 December 1945 by King George VI at Buckingham Palace, London, England to his parents, Emil & Suzanne


P  Headstone, Argenta Gap War Cemetery (Cimitero Di Guerra Di Argenta), 2 km north of Argenta, Italy

P  Memorial, Lake Comacchio, Porto Garibaldi, Italy

P  Memorial Bust, Accomadation Block, Herlufsholm Boarding School, Naestved, Denmark

P  Memorial Bust, Churchill Park, Copenhagen, Denmark

Memorial, St Peter's Chapel, Praesto Fjord, Norway

Lassen Memorial Grove, Danish Forest on the hills of Galilee, Israel

P  Named on Commando Memorial, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Named at the David Stirling Memorial, A834 between Doune & Dunblane, Stirlingshire, Scotland

Memorial Plaque, Memorial Church, Langebaek Kommune, South East Zealand, Denmark

Memorial Bench, Arisaig, Highlands, Scotland

By The Way…

VC Held By

Liberation Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark



VC 1327 VC 1329
VC 1327
VC 1329

BORN    22 September 1920

DIED   9 April 1945   AGE    24

VC Won  8-9 April 1945  AGE   24

Place VC Won   Lake Comacchio, Italy

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War