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VC1090    Cyril Hubert Frisby

Name   Cyril Hubert Frisby     No.      

VC Issue No.   1090   Awards   VC     

Regiment   Coldstream Guards, 1st Battalion, No. 2 Company



Rank VC Won   Acting Captain

Rank End Of Career   Acting Captain

Place Of Birth   New Barnet, Hertfordshire, England

Place Of Death   St Thomas's Hospital, London

Buried/Location Ashes   Brookwood Cemetery, Cemetery Pales, Brookwood, Woking, Surrey, England


Date Buried/Cremated   14 September 1961

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   St Chad's Avenue, Plot 28, Grave 219662

Gazetted   27 November 1918

VC Presented   29 March 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Brookwood Cemetery, Cemetery Pales, Brookwood, Woking, Surrey, England

Named on Memorial on the Terrace & citation in the College Library at Haileybury College, Hertfordshire

P  Named on Pew, Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks, Westminster, London

P  Victoria Cross Paving Stone, Station Road, New Barnet, North London

By The Way…

He became a leading British tunny-fisherman and in 1938 off the coast of Scarborough made a record breaking catch of one and a quarter ton, using only a rod, also a member of the Commonwealth team participating in international tunny-cup matches

VC Held By

Coldstream Guards, Guards Museum, Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, London, England



VC 1089 VC 1091
VC 1089
VC 1091

BORN   17 September 1885

DIED   10 September 1961  AGE   75

VC Won   27 September 1918   AGE   33

Place VC Won   Canal du Nord, near Graincourt, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War