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VC656   George Allen Maling

BORN   6 October 1888

DIED   9 July 1929   AGE   40

VC Won   25 September 1915   AGE   26

Place VC Won   Pietre, Fauquissant, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   George Allen Maling   No.      

VC Issue No.   656   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Army Medical Corps attached to 12th Battalion, Rifle Brigade



Rank VC Won   Temporary Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Carlton House, Mowbray Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, England

Place Of Death   Lee, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Chiselhurst Cemetery (Town Cemetery), Beaverwood Road, Chiselhurst, Kent, England


Date Buried/Cremated   12 July 1929

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section A, Grave 2017

Gazetted   18 November 1915

VC Presented   15 January 1916 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Chiselhurst Cemetery (Town Cemetery), Beaverwood Road, Chiselhurst, Kent, England

P  Plaque at National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffs

P  Named on Uppingham School Memorial at St George's Church, Ypres, Belgium     

Name on parents headstone, Bishopwearmouth Cemetery, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

Blue Plaque, Carlton House, Mowbray Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, Cenotaph, Burdon Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

By The Way…

He was the son of a doctor, and after the war worked in a children’s hospital then in a medical partnership until his death

VC Held By

Royal Army Medical Corps Museum, Keogh Barracks, Mytchett Place Road, Ash Vale, Aldershot, Hampshire, England



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