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VC1105    Robert Vaughan Gorle

Name   Robert Vaughan Gorle    No.      

VC Issue No.   1105   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Field Artillery, 'A' Battery, 50th Brigade


Now   Royal Regiment of Artillery

Rank VC Won   T/Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   T/Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

Place Of Death   Durban, Natal, South Africa

Buried/Location Ashes   Stella Wood Cemetery, Durban, Natal, South Africa


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Section K, Grave 144

Gazetted   14 December 1918

VC Presented  14 June 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Stella Wood Cemetery, Durban, Natal, South Africa

Named on Royal Artillery VC Memorial, St Georges Garrison Church, Woolwich SE London

P  Named on Victoria Cross & George Cross Memorial Plaque, Rugby School, Rugby, Warwickshire

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

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, Royal Garrison Church, Larkhill, Wiltshire

P  Victoria Cross Paving Stone, Merton Road, Southsea, Hampshire

By The Way…

One of four Victoria Cross winners from Rugby School to gain the award in the Great War

VC Held By

Lord Ashcroft Collection / I.W.M.



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BORN   6 May 1896

DIED   11 January 1937  AGE   40

VC Won   1 October 1918    AGE    22

Place VC Won   Ledeghem, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War