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VC465   Henry William Engleheart

BORN  14 November 1863

DIED   9 August 1939   AGE   75

VC Won   13 March 1900   AGE   36

Place VC Won   North Of Bloemfontein

War/Campaign  The Second Boer War

Name   Henry William Engleheart  No.   

VC Issue No.   465   Awards   VC  

Regiment   10th Hussars


Now   King's Royal Hussars

Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Quarter-Master Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Blackheath, London, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 'Fairlight', Lawn Close, Datchet, Berkshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Woking Crematorium, Hermitage Road, St John's, Woking, Surrey, England

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

Date Buried/Cremated   12 August 1939

Headstone   Ashes   Plot/Grave no.   Byron Garden South, Garden of Remebrance

Gazetted   8 October 1900

VC Presented   15 December 1900, Queen Victoria, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


P  Named on Victoria Cross mural, Lewisham shopping centre, Lewisham, London

Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Lewisham Civic Centre, Lewisham, London

By The Way…

The nickname of the 10th Hussars was “the shiny 10th

VC Held By

King's Royal Hussars Museum in Winchester, Peninsular Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, England



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