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VC462   Edgar Thomas Inkson

BORN  5 April 1872

DIED   19 February 1947   AGE   74

VC Won   24 February 1900   AGE   27

Place VC Won   Hart’s Hill, Colenso

War/Campaign  The Second Boer War

Name   Edgar Thomas Inkson  No.   

VC Issue No.   462   Awards   VC  DSO

Regiment   Royal Army Medical Corps attached to the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers



Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Colonel

Place Of Birth   Naini Tal, India

Place Of Death   St Richard's Hospital, Chicheter, West Sussex, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Brookwood Cemetery, Cemetery Pales, Brookwood, Woking, Surrey

Cremated   Woking Crematorium, Hermitage Road, St John's, Woking, Surrey, England

Date Buried/Cremated   26 February 1947

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Family Plot, Plot 74, Grave 211757

Gazetted   15 January 1901

VC Presented   13 May 1902 by King Edward VII at St James' Palace, Pall Mall, London, England


P  Headstone, Brookwood Cemetery, Cemetery Pales, Brookwood, Woking, Surrey

P  Plaque at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffs

P  Stone tablet, St Marys Church, East Lavant, West Sussex

By The Way…

Edgar Inkson, qualified as a doctor at University College Hospital, London

VC Held By

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



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