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VC441   Henry Edward Manning Douglas

BORN   11 July 1875

DIED   14 February 1939   AGE   63

VC Won   11 December 1899   AGE   24

Place VC Won   Battle of Magersfontein

War/Campaign  The Second Boer War

Name   Henry Edward Manning Douglas   No.    

VC Issue No.   441   Awards   VC   CB   CMG   DSO

Regiment   Royal Army Medical Corps



Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Major - General

Place Of Birth   Gillingham, Kent, England

Place Of Death   St Andrew's House, Droitwich, Worcestershire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Epsom Cemetery, Ashley Road, Epsom, Surrey


Date Buried/Cremated   17 February 1939

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section H, Grave 132

Gazetted   29 March 1901

VC Presented   25 July 1901 by King Edward VII at St James' Palace, Pall Mall, London, England


P  Headstone, Epsom Cemetery, Ashley Road, Epsom, Surrey

P  Memorial plaque, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffs

By The Way…

Between wars, he took part in a sixteen month scientific expedition, in northern China

VC Held By

Royal Army Medical Corps Museum, Keogh Barracks, Mytchett Place Road, Ash Vale, Aldershot, Hampshire, England



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