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VC564   Sir Phillip Neame

BORN   12 December 1888

DIED   28 April 1978   AGE   89

VC Won    19 December 1914   AGE   26

Place VC Won   Near Neuve Chapelle, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1914

Name   Sir Philip Neame   No.      

VC Issue No.   564   Awards   VC   KBE   CB   DSO

Regiment   Corps of Royal Engineers, 15th Field Company



Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant-General

Place Of Birth   Macknade House, near Faversham, Kent, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 'Brookes Court', near Selling, Kent, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St Mary the Virgin Churchyard, Selling, Kent, England


Date Buried/Cremated   4 May 1978

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   18 February 1915

VC Presented   19 July 1915 by King George V at Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


P  Headstone, St Mary the Virgin Churchyard, Selling, Kent, England

P  Named on 'For Valour' board at the Royal Engineers Museum, Brompton Barracks, Prince Arthur Road, Chatham, Kent

P  Memorial Stone, War Memorial, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent

P  Plaque at St Mary the Virgin Church, Selling, Kent

P  Named on roll of honour the big classical, Cheltenham College, Gloucestershire

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, Market Place, Faversham, Kent

By The Way…

Gold medallist at the 1924 Olympic Games, Paris (Team Running Deer Shooting, double-shot) with Cyril Mackworth-Praed, Allen Whitty & Herbert Perry

He was a member of the Shepard Neame brewing family

VC Held By

Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Kennington, London, England



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