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VC516   Wallace Duffield Wright

BORN   20 September 1875

DIED   25 March 1953  AGE   77

VC Won   26 February 1903   AGE   27

Place VC Won   Northern Nigeria

War/Campaign  West Africa

Name   Wallace Duffield Wright  No.   

VC Issue No.   516   Awards   VC      CB   CMG   DSO

Regiment   Queen's Royal West Kent Regiment attached to the Northern Nigeria Regiment


Now   Princess of Wales Royal Regiment

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Brigadier-General

Place Of Birth   Gibraltar

Place Of Death   Westways Farm, Chobham, Surrey, England

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


Date Buried/Cremated   28 March 1953

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   St John's Avenue, Plot 9, Grave 215534 (Open RA 2271)

Gazetted   11 September 1903

VC Presented   5 November 1903, King Edward VII, Buckingham Palace, London, England


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

By The Way…

He became a became a Conservative MP for Tavistock

VC Held By

Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment Museum, Clandon Park, West Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, England



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