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VC1193    Philip John Gardner

Name   Philip John Gardner   No.      

VC Issue No.   1193   Awards   VC   MC

Regiment   Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps



Rank VC Won    Acting Captain

Rank End Of Career   Acting Captain

Place Of Birth   Sydenham, South London, England

Place Of Death   Hove

Buried/Location Ashes   St Andrews Church, Church Road, Hove, Sussex, England

Cremated   Woodvale Crematorium, Lewes Road, Brighton, Sussex, England

Date Buried/Cremated   21 February 2003

Headstone   Plaque     Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    10 February 1942

VC Presented   18 May 1945 by King George VI at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Memorial Plaque at Site of Ashes, St Andrews Churchyard, Hove, Sussex

P  Named on Memorial,  Lewisham Civic Centre, South London

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, By War Memorial, High Street South, Lewisham, South London

By The Way…

VC Held By

I.W.M. /Lord Ashcroft Collection



VC 1192 VC 1194
VC 1192
VC 1194

BORN    25 December 1914

DIED   15 February 2003   AGE   88

VC Won   23 November 1941    AGE    26

Place VC Won   Tobruk, Libya

War/Campaign   Second World War

VC Ephemera

Second World War