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VC401   Sir Percival Scrope Marling

BORN   6 March 1861

DIED   29 May 1936  AGE   75

VC Won  13 March 1884   AGE   23

Place VC Won   Tamai, Sudan

War/Campaign  Mahdi Rebellion

Name   Sir Percival Scrope Marling   No.    

VC Issue No.   401   Awards   VC   CB

Regiment   King's Royal Rifle Corps attached to the Mounted Infantry

Later   Royal Green Jackets

Now   2nd  and 4th  Battalions the Rifles

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Colonel

Place Of Birth   King's Stanley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, England

Place Of Death   At his home, Stanley Park, Stroud, Gloucestershire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   All Saints Church, Pooles Lane, Selsley, near Stroud Gloucestershire


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Vault/Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   South side of Chancel

Gazetted   21 May 1884

VC Presented   July 1884, GOC Egypt, General Sir F C A Stephenson, Cairo, Egypt


P  Vault/headstone, All Saints Church, Pooles Lane, Selsley, near Stroud Gloucestershire

P  Memorial plaques at All Saints Church, Selsley

P  Oak pulpit at The Church of John the Baptist, Great Rissington, Gloucestershire

P  Named on King's Royal Rifle Corps Memorial, Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire

Memorial, the south aisle, School Chapel, Harrow School, Harrow, North London

By The Way…

Percy Marling was the third baronet, an hereditary title between a knight and a baron

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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