Arthur Drummond Borton

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VC915   Arthur Drummond Borton

Name   Arthur Drummond Borton   No.     

VC Issue No.   915   Awards   VC    CMG   DSO

Regiment   London (Queen's) Regiment commanding 2/22nd (County of London) Battalion

Later   

Now   The London Regiment, Army Reserve

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant-Colonel

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant-Colonel

Place Of Birth   Chevening, Kent, England

Place Of Death   Southwold, Suffolk, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St Mary's Churchyard, Hunton, near Maidstone, Kent, England

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   18 December 1917

VC Presented   23 February 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England

Memorials

P  Headstone, St Mary's Churchyard, Hunton, near Maidstone, Kent, England

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

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Eaton College, Windsor, Berkshire


By The Way…

He joined the Rifles at the start of the war, then the Flying Corps, next the Royal Navy, before going back to the Army and the London Regiment


VC Held By

Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment Museum, Clandon Park, West Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, England

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The First World War


BORN   1 July 1883

DIED   5 January 1933    AGE   50

VC Won   7 November 1917   AGE   34

Place VC Won   Sheria, Palestine, now Israel

War/Campaign   First World War 1917