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VC1225    Rawdon Hume Middleton

Name   Rawdon Hume Middleton   No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1225   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Australian Air Force, attached to No. 149 Squadron, Royal Air Force



Rank VC Won    Pilot Officer

Rank End Of Career   Pilot Officer

Place Of Birth   Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Place Of Death   At sea 3 miles from Dymchurch, Kent, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St John's Churchyard, Beck Row, Mildenhall, Suffolk, England


Date Buried/Cremated   5 February 1943

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)     Plot/Grave no.   Service Section, Row D, Grave 1

Gazetted    15 January 1943

VC Presented   30 October 1943, Governor-General of Australia, Lord Gowrie VC, Australia


P  Headstone, St John's Churchyard, Beck Row, Mildenhall, Suffolk, England

Named on Roll of Honour, Area 127, Australia War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Roll of Honour, War Memorial School of Art, Trundle, NSW, Australia

P  Named on RAF VC Memorial at St Clement Dane's Church, Aldwych, London

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Middleton Close, RAF Uxbridge, Middlesex

P  Middleton Gardens,Tangmere, West Sussex

P  Middleton Lawn, Innsworth, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Middleton Way, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire

P  Middleton Avenue, Swanton Morley, Norfolk

Room at Air Force Club, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Middleton Court,Canberra, ACT, Australia

By The Way…

VC Held By

Australian War Memorial, Hall of Valour, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia



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VC 1224
VC 1226

BORN    22 July 1916

DIED   29 November 1942   AGE    26

VC Won   28-29 November 1942   AGE  26

Place VC Won   Turin, Italy

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War

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