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VC1148    Sir Brett Cloutman

Name   Sir Brett Cloutman   No.     

VC Issue No.   1148   Awards   VC   MC

Regiment   Corps of Royal Engineers, 59th Field Company



Rank VC Won    A/Major

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant-Colonel

Place Of Birth   Marsden House, Colney Hatch Lane, Muswell Hill, North London, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 2 Old Hall, South Grove, Highgate, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Norfolk Cemetery, Bercordel-Becourt, 3 miles east of Albert, Somme, France

Cremated   Golders Green Crematorium, Hoop Lane, London, England

Date Buried/Cremated   17 or 18 August 1971

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   Plot 1, Row A, Grave 14 (brother's grave, Lieutenant Wolfred R Cloutman, died 28 August 1915)

Gazetted    31 January 1919

VC Presented   13 February 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Ashes besides Brothers Grave, Norfolk Cemetery, Somme France

P  Named on VC Memorial, Golders Green Crematorium, NW London

P  Named on 'For Valour' Board, Royal Engineers Museum, Brompton Barracks, Prince Arthur Road, Chatham, Kent

P  Victoria Cross Paving Stone, Central Health Centre, Hornsey, North London

By The Way…

The last Victoria Cross to be  won on the Western Front during the First World War

VC Held By

Royal Engineers Museum, Brompton Barracks, Prince Arthur Road, Chatham, Kent, England



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BORN   7 November 1891

DIED   15 August 1971   AGE   79

VC Won   6 November 1918    AGE    26

Place VC Won   Pont-sur-Sambre, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War