Arthur Moore Lascelles

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VC935   Arthur Moore Lascelles

Name   Arthur Moore Lascelles   No.     

VC Issue No.   935   Awards   VC    MC

Regiment   Durham Light Infantry, 3rd Battalion attached to 14th Battalion commanding A Company

Later   light infantry

Now   3rd and 5th Battalions, The Rifles

Rank VC Won    Acting Captain

Rank End Of Career  Acting Captain

Place Of Birth   Wilby Lodge, Nightingale Lane, Streatham, London, England

Place Of Death   Limont, near Fontaine, France

Buried/Location Ashes   Dourlers Communal Cemetery Extension, 17 miles south of Mons, Nord, France

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   Plot II, Row G, Grave 24

Gazetted   11 January 1918

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

Memorials

P  Headstone, Dourlers Communal Cemetery Extension, 17 miles south of Mons, Nord, France

P  Named on Family Grave, Pennal Cemetery, Pennal, Gwynedd, Wales

P  Memorial, St Peter Ad Vincula Church, Pennal, Gwynedd, Wales

P  Named on War Memorial, Pennal, Gwynedd, Wales

P  Named on War Memorial, Memorial Gardens, Tywyn ,Gwynedd, Wales

Named on War Memorial, Uppingham School, Rutland

Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Uppingham School, Rutland

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

Named on War Memorial, Uppingham Lower School, Dining Hall, Uppinham School, Rutland

Named on War Memorial, Bangor University, Gwynedd, Wales

P  Named on War Memorial, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland

P  Named on VC & GC Memorial, Wandsworth Town Hall, Wandsworth, South London

P  Named on Durham Light Infantry Victoria Cross Memorial, Durham Light Infantry Museum, Aykley Heads, Durham, Co Durham

Named on Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, The Castle, Cape Town, South Africa


By The Way…

Although attending the University of North Wales and Edinburgh University, he dropped out of education and joined the army in South Africa in 1902


VC Held By

Durham Light Infantry Museum, Aykley Heads, Durham City, Co. Durham, England

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BORN   12 October 1880

DIED   7 November 1918    AGE   38

VC Won   3 December 1917   AGE   37

Place VC Won   Masnieres, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1917