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VC486   Guy George Egerton Wylly

BORN   17 February 1880

DIED   9 January 1962   AGE   81

VC Won   1 September 1900   AGE   20

Place VC Won   Warm Bad, Near Pretoria

War/Campaign  The Second Boer War

Name   Guy George Egerton Wylly  No.   

VC Issue No.   486   Awards   VC  CB   DSO

Regiment   Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen


Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Colonel

Place Of Birth   Hobart, Tasmania

Place Of Death   At his home, 'Mount Joie', London Road, Camberley, Surrey, England

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

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

Date Buried/Cremated   13 January 1962

Headstone   Ashes   Plot/Grave no.   Centre of Tennyson Lake Garden, Garden of Remembrance

Gazetted   23 November 1900

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


P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Plaque at Quetta Staff College, Balochistan, Pakistan

Named on the cenotaph, Hobart, Tasmania         

Plaque at the Hutching School, Hobart, Tasmania

By The Way…

During his military career he was aide-de-camp to the Commander in Chief of India and later to King George V

VC Held By

Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia



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