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VC1174    Edward Stephen Fogarty Fegen

Name   Edward Stephen Fogarty Fegen   No.     POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1174   Awards   VC   SGM

Regiment   Royal Navy



Rank VC Won    Acting Captain

Rank End Of Career   Acting Captain

Place Of Birth   Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

Place Of Death   Mid Atlantic Ocean

Buried/Location Ashes   Lost at sea, Mid Atlantic Ocean en route to Canada


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone       Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    22 November 1940

VC Presented   12 June 1941, King George VI, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Named on Chatham Naval Memorial (column 1, panel 34), Chatham, Kent

P  Named on War Memorial, Dartmouth & Britannia Naval College, Dartmouth, Devon

Memorial, Ross Memorial Park, St John, New Brunswick

P  Named on Memorial, Royal Naval & Royal Albert Yacht Club, Pembroke Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Column at St John's Hospital, New Brunswick, Canada

Memorial, Seamans Institute, Wellington, New Zealand

Memorial Sundial,  Albuoy's Point (adjacent to No. 1 Dock), Hamilton Harbour, Bermuda

P  Fegen Road, Barne Barton, Plymouth, Devon

By The Way…

One of nine First World War veterans to be awarded the VC during the Second World War

VC Held By

Royal Naval Museum, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England



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BORN    8 October 1891

DIED   5 November 1940   AGE   49

VC Won   5 November 1940    AGE    49

Place VC Won   Mid Atlantic Ocean

War/Campaign   Second World War

VC Ephemera

Second World War