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VC499   Frederic Brooks Dugdale

BORN   21 October 1877

DIED   13 November 1902   AGE   25

VC Won   3 March 1901   AGE   23

Place VC Won   Near Derby

War/Campaign  The Second Boer War

Name   Frederic Brooks Dugdale  No.   

VC Issue No.   499   Awards   VC  

Regiment   5th (Royal Irish) Lancers

Later   Queens Royal Lancers

Now   The Royal Lancers

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Burnley, Lancashire, England

Place Of Death   Cotswold, Gloucestershire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St James's Churchyard, Longborough, Gloucestershire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   17 September 1901

VC Presented   24 October 1902, King Edward VII, London, England


P  Headstone, St James's Churchyard, Longborough, Gloucestershire, England

P  Memorial window in North Transept, St James's Church, Longborough, Gloucestershire

Village Hall built in his memory, Longborough, Gloucestershire

Plaque in Village Hall Longborough, Gloucestershire

P  Named on the Victoria Cross memorial, Marlbrough College, Marlbrough, Wiltshire

By The Way…

The nickname for the 5th Lancers was “the redbreasts”

VC Held By

Queen's Royal Lancers Regiment Museum, Thoresby Courtyard, Thoresby Park, Perlethorpe, Nottinghamshire



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Thank you to Terry Rogers, honorary archivist at Marlborough College

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