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VC1149    Augustus Willington Shelton Agar

Name   Augustus Willington Shelton Agar   No.     

VC Issue No.   1149   Awards   VC   DSO

Regiment   Royal Navy



Rank VC Won    Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Commodore

Place Of Birth   Kandy, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka)

Place Of Death   At his home, Alton, Hampshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Alton Cemetery, Hampshire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Section R, Grave 238

Gazetted    17 June 1919

VC Presented   9 October 1919, King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Alton Cemetery, Hampshire, England

P  Memorial in Framlingham College, Suffolk

P  Motor Boat, Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire

By The Way…

He wrote 3 books about his life and the Royal Navy

VC Held By

Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Kennington, London, England



VC 1148 VC 1150
VC 1148
VC 1150

BORN   4 January 1890

DIED   30 December 1968   AGE   78

VC Won   22 August 1919    AGE    29

Place VC Won   Kronstadt Harbour, Russia

War/Campaign   North Russia Relief Force

Krostadt Harbour