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VC461   Albert Edward Curtis

BORN  6 January 1866

DIED   18 March 1940   AGE   76

VC Won   23 February 1900   AGE   34

Place VC Won   Onderbank Spruit

War/Campaign  The Second Boer War

Name   Albert Edward Curtis  No.   

VC Issue No.   461   Awards   VC  

Regiment   East Surrey Regiment

Later   The Queens Regiment

Now   Princess of Wales Royal Regiment

Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Guildford, Surrey, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 32 Longmore Avenue, North Barnet, Hertfordshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Bells Hill Cemetery, Bells Hill, Chipping Barnet, Hertfordshire


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Plot 435, Grave B5

Gazetted   15 January 1901

VC Presented   14 August 1900 or 1901 by the Duke of York (later King George V) at Pietermaritzburg, South Africa


P  Headstone, Bells Hill Cemetery, Bells Hill, Chipping Barnet, Hertfordshire

P  Plaque at All Saints Parish Church, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey

By The Way…

Headstone erected 23 February 2000 by the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment and the Tower of London

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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