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VC591   Cuthbert Bromley

BORN   19 September 1878

DIED   13 August 1915   AGE   36

VC Won    25 April 1915   AGE   36

Place VC Won   W Beach, Cape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Cuthbert Bromley   No.      POSTHUMOUS   ELECTED BY REGIMENT

VC Issue No.   591   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Lancashire Fusiliers, 1st Battalion, Headquaters Company


Now   Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Rank VC Won   Temporary Major

Rank End Of Career   Temporary Major

Place Of Birth   Sutton Corner, Seaford, Sussex, England

Place Of Death   En-route to Gallipoli, Turkey

Buried/Location Ashes   Location unknown, Turkey


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Memorial   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   15 March 1917

VC Presented   31 March 1917, King George V, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Named on Helles Memorial (panel 218-219), Gallipoli, Turkey

P  Named on Seaford War Memorial, Sussex

P  Bromley Road, Seaford, Sussex

Named on School War Memorial, St Paul’s school, Lonsdale Road, Barnes, South West London.

P  Name on War Memorial, St Leonards Church, Seaford, East Sussex

P  Named on memorial, St Leonards Church, Seaford, East Sussex

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, War Memorial, Sutton Road, Seaford, East Sussex

By The Way…

He died from being hit by a rescue boat, after the ship he was on was torpedoed, in the Mediterranean

VC Held By

Not Known



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The First World War

Thank you to John and Judy Bartley, for photos from Gallipoli