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VC1081    Daniel Burges


Name   Daniel Burges     No.      

VC Issue No.   1081   Awards   VC   DSO  

Regiment   Gloucestershire Regiment, commanding 7th (Service) Battalion, South Wales Borderers

Later   Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire & Wiltshire Regiment

Now   1st Battalion, The Rifles

Rank VC Won   T/Lieutenant-Colonel

Rank End Of Career   T/Lieutenant-Colonel

Place Of Birth   London, England

Place Of Death   At his home, Bristol, Avon, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Arnos Vale Crematorium, Bristol, Avon, England

Cremated   Arnos Vale Crematorium, Bristol, Avon , England

Date Buried/Cremated   28 October 1946

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   14 December 1918

VC Presented   21 December 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Memorial Plaque, Arnos Vale Crematorium, Bristol

P  Named on Honours Board, Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Surrey

P  Victoria Cross Paving Stone, Castle Park, Bristol

By The Way…

A couple of jobs he held after the war was Commandant of the Military Detention Centre, Colchester and Governor of the Tower of London

VC Held By

Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum, Gloucester Docks, Gloucester, Gloucestershire



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BORN   1 July 1873

DIED   24 October 1946  AGE   73

VC Won   18 September 1918   AGE   23

Place VC Won  Jumeaux, The Balkans, now Macedonia Region

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War