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VC405   Ferdinand Simeon Le Quesne

BORN   25 December 1863

DIED   14 April 1950  AGE   86

VC Won   4 May 1889   AGE   25

Place VC Won   Tartan Village, Burma (now Myanmar)

War/Campaign  Chin Field Force, Burma

Name   Ferdinand Simeon Le Quesne   No.    

VC Issue No.   405   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Medical Staff


Now   Royal Army Medical Corps

Rank VC Won   Surgeon

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant-Colonel

Place Of Birth   Jersey, Channel Islands

Place Of Death   Bristol, Avon, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Canford Cemetery, Canford Lane, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section K, Colour Red, Grave 9

Gazetted   29 October 1889

VC Presented   18 February 1890, Major-General Sir J Gordon, Rangoon, Burma


P  Headstone, Canford Cemetery, Canford Lane, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol

P  Memorial plaque National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffs

Memorial, St Heliers Church, St Helier, Jersey

By The Way…

He done his training at Kings College London, that claims the spot of 3rd oldest college in England

VC Held By

Jersey Museum, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands



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