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VC1166    George Gristock

Name   George Gristock   No.     

VC Issue No.   1166   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Norfolk Regiment


Now   Royal Anglian Regiment

Rank VC Won    Company Sergeant-Major

Rank End Of Career   Company Sergeant-Major

Place Of Birth   Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa

Place Of Death   Brighton Hospital, Sussex, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Bear Road Cemetery, Bear Road, Brighton, Sussex, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.  Commonwealth War Grave Section, Grave ZGL 28

Gazetted    23 August 1940

VC Presented   24 June 1941, King George VI, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Bear Road Cemetery, Bear Road, Brighton, Sussex, England

P  VC Memorial Plaque,  Britannia Court, New Costessey, Norwich, Norfolk

P  Gristock Place, New Costessey, Norwich, Norfolk

By The Way…

VC Held By

Royal Norfolk Regiment Museum, Shirehall, Market Avenue, Norwich, Norfolk, England



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VC 1165
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BORN    14 January 1905

DIED   16 June 1940   AGE   35

VC Won   21 May 1940    AGE    35

Place VC Won   near River Escaut/ Scheldt, south of Tournai, Belgium

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War