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VC1021   Andrew Frederick Weatherby Beauchamp-Proctor

Name   Andrew Frederick Weatherby Beauchamp-Proctor   No.      

VC Issue No.   1021   Awards   VC     DSO    MC & Bar   DFC

Regiment   Royal Air Force, No. 84 Squadron



Rank VC Won    Acting Captain

Rank End Of Career   Acting Captain

Place Of Birth   Mossel Bay, East Coast, Cape Province, South Africa

Place Of Death   Enford, near Upavon, Wiltshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Mafikeng Cemetery, Mafikeng, North West Province, South Africa


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   European Section, Grave 1050-2

Gazetted   30 November 1918

VC Presented   27 November 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Headstone, Mafeking Cemetery, North West Province, South Africa

P  Memorial Headstone,  Upavon Cemetery, off Jarvis Street, Upavon, Wiltshire

P  Named on Victoria Cross RAF Memorial, St Clement Dane's Church, Aldwych, London

P  Victoria Cross Commemoration Paving Stone, National Memorial, Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, The Castle, Cape Town, South Africa

Memorial Plaque, St Mary's Church, Droylsden, Manchester, Gtr Manchester

By The Way…

He was killed during a Air Display, in Wiltshire, England, and was taken home to South Africa for burial.

VC Held By

Privately Held



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BORN   4 September 1894

DIED   21 June 1921  AGE   26

VC Won   8 August - 8 October 1918   AGE   24

Place VC Won   English Channel

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War