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VC506   Llewellyn Alberic Emilius Price-Davies

BORN   30 June 1878

DIED   26 December 1965   AGE   87

VC Won   17 September 1901   AGE   23

Place VC Won   Blood River Poort

War/Campaign  The Second Boer War

Name   Llewellyn Alberic Emilius Price-Davies  No.   

VC Issue No.   506   Awards   VC  CB   CMG   DSO

Regiment   King's Royal Rifle Corps

Later   Royal Green Jackets

Now   2nd and 4th Battalions The Rifles

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Major-General

Place Of Birth   Harringdon Hall, Chirbury, Shropshire, England

Place Of Death   Corndon, Sonning, Berkshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St Andrew's Churchyard, Sonning, Berkshire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   29 November 1901

VC Presented   8 June 1902, Commander in Chief South Africa, Lord Kitchener, Pretoria, South Africa


P  Headstone, St Andrew's Churchyard, Sonning, Berkshire

P  Named on King's Royal Rifle Corps Memorial at Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire

P  Named on Victoria Cross memorial, Marlborough College, Marlborough, Wiltshire

By The Way…

During the second world war he was a battalion commander in the home guard from 1940 to 1945

VC Held By

Royal Green Jackets Museum, Peninsular Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, England



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Thank you to Terry Rogers, honorary archivist at Marlborough

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VC Ephemera

The Second Boer War