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VC514   Basil John Douglas Guy

BORN   9 May 1882

DIED   28 December 1956  AGE   74

VC Won   13 July 1900   AGE   18

Place VC Won   Tientsin, China Boxer Rebellion

War/Campaign  China

Name   Basil John Douglas Guy  No.   

VC Issue No.   514   Awards   VC      DSO

Regiment   Royal Navy



Rank VC Won   Midshipman

Rank End Of Career   Commander

Place Of Birth   Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham, England

Place Of Death   St Thomas's Hospital, Lambeth, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St Michael & All Angels Churchyard, Pirbright, Woking, Surrey, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   1 January 1901

VC Presented   3 March 1902 by King Edward VII at Devonport, Plymouth, Devon, England


P  Headstone, St Michael & All Angels Churchyard, Pirbright, Woking, Surrey, England

Named on family memorial at Christ's Church, Harrogate, nth Yorkshire

By The Way…

The antagonists in the rebellion were the society of righteous and harmonious fists. Known to us as Boxers

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The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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