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VC1341    James Power Carne

Name   James Power Carne    No.      

VC Issue No.   1341   Awards   VC    DSO   DL

Regiment   Gloucestershire Regiment, 1st Battalion

Later   Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire & Wiltshire Regiment

Now   1st Battalion, The Rifles

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant-Colonel

Rank End Of Career   Colonel

Place Of Birth   Falmouth, Cornwall, England

Place Of Death   Cheltenham Hospital, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England

Buried/Location Ashes    St James the Great Churchyard, Cranham, Gloucestershire, England

Cremated   Cheltenham Crematorium, Bouncers Lane, Gloucestershire, England

Date Buried/Cremated   25 April 1986

Headstone    Headstone    Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    27 October 1953

VC Presented   27 October 1953 by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, London, England



VC 1340 VC 1342
VC 1340
VC 1342

BORN    11 April 1906

DIED   19 April 1986   AGE    80

VC Won  22-23 April 1951  AGE   45

Place VC Won   Imjin River, Korea

War/Campaign   Korean War


P  Headstone, St James the Great Churchyard, Cranham, Gloucestershire, England

P  Stone Celtic cross at Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucestershire

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

P  Memorial Plaque, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

By The Way…

VC Held By

Gloucestershire Regiment Museum, Custom House, Commercial Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England

VC Ephemera

Korean War