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VC1125    Horace Augustus Curtis

Name   Horace Augustus Curtis    No.      

VC Issue No.   1125   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion


Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won    Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   St Anthony-in-Roseland, near Portscatho, Cornwall, England

Place Of Death   Redruth Hospital, Cornwall, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Penmount Crematorium, Truro, Cornwall, England

Cremated   Penmount Crematorium, Truro, Cornwall, England

Date Buried/Cremated   04 July 1968

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   E lawn, Garden of Remembrance

Gazetted    6 January 1919

VC Presented  8 March 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Entry in the Book of Remembrance at Penmount Crematorium, Truro, Cornwall

P  Victoria Cross Paving Stone, by War Memorial, St East Newlyn, Cornwall

P  Irish Regiment VC Memorial, NMA, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Curtis VC Close, St East Newlyn, Cornwall

By The Way…

Before and after the war he worked in the Cornish China Clay Industry

VC Held By

Lord Ashcroft Collection / I.W.M.



VC 1124 VC 1126
VC 1124
VC 1126

BORN   7 March 1891

DIED   1 July 1968   AGE   77

VC Won   18 October 1918    AGE    27

Place VC Won   East of Le Cateau, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War