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VC1144    Dudley Graham Johnson

Name   Dudley Graham Johnson   No.      

VC Issue No.   1144   Awards   VC   CB   DSO & Bar   MC

Regiment   South Wales Borderers attached to 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Later   Royal Regiment of Wales

Now   2nd Battalion Royal Regiment of Wales Disbanded July 2012

Rank VC Won    A/Lieutenant-Colonel

Rank End Of Career   Major-General

Place Of Birth   Rockcliffe, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 2 Heathfield Court, Fleet, Hampshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Parish Church of Crookham, Chirst Church Churchyard, Church Crookham, Hampshire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   29 December 1975

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted    6 January 1919

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


P  Headstone, Parish Church of Crookham, Chirst Church Churchyard, Church Crookham, Hampshire, England

P  Memorial at Brecon Cathedral, Powys, Wales

P  Victoria Cross Honours Board, The Royal Welsh Museum,The Barracks, Brecon, Powys

P  Named on Masonic VC Memorial, Freemasons Hall, Great Queen Street, London

Royal British Legion General Johnson Flatlets, Stanmore, Winchester, Hampshire        

P  Memorial Site of Action, Lock 1, Sambre Canal, Catillion Sur Sambre, Nord, France

P  Victoria Cross Memorial Plaque, Bradfield College, Berkshire

P  Named on Past Presidents Board, Secunderabad Club, Hyderabad, India

P  Victoria Cross Paving Stone, War Memorial, Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire

P  Johnson Way, Church Cookham, Hampshire

Johnson Road, Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire

By The Way…

Served in the forces alongside 5 of his brothers

VC Held By

South Wales Borderers and Monmouthshire Regiment Museum of the Royal Regiment of Wales, The Barracks, Brecon, Powys, Wales



VC 1143 VC 1145
VC 1143
VC 1145

BORN   13 February 1884

DIED   21 December 1975   AGE   91

VC Won   4 November 1918    AGE    34

Place VC Won   Sambre Canal, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War