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VC1079    David Ferguson Hunter


Name   David Ferguson Hunter     No.      

VC Issue No.   1079   Awards   VC     

Regiment   Highland Light Infantry, 1/5th (City of Glasgow) Battalion

Later   Royal Highland Fusiliers

Now   2nd Battalion, Royal Regiment Of Scotland

Rank VC Won   Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Kingseat, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland

Place Of Death   Dunfermline Northern Hospital, Fife, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes   Dunfermline Cemetery, Halbeath Road, Fife, Scotland


Date Buried/Cremated   15 February 1965

Headstone   Headstone (unmarked on visit)    Plot/Grave no.   Eastern Division, Grave 7510

Gazetted   23 October 1918

VC Presented   16 November 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Dunfermline Cemetery, Halbeath Road, Fife, Scotland

P  Bronze Bust, Imperial War Museum, Lambeth, South London

P  Victoria Cross Paving Stone, East End Park, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland

P  Memorial Seat, East End Park, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland

By The Way…

A bust by Jacob Epstein, commissioned by the Imperial War Museum to represent the Scottish VC recipients of the First World War, displayed at the Royal Academy and later at the Imperial War Museum

VC Held By

Museum of the Royal Highland Fusiliers, 518 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland



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BORN   28 November 1891

DIED   14 February 1965  AGE   73

VC Won   16-17 September 1918   AGE  26

Place VC Won  Moeuvres, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War