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VC609   Edward Courtney Boyle

BORN   23 March 1883

DIED   16 December 1967   AGE   84

VC Won    27 April-18 May 1915  AGE  32

Place VC Won   Sea of Marmara, Turkey

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Edward Courtney Boyle   No.      

VC Issue No.   609   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Navy



Rank VC Won   Lieutenant-Commander

Rank End Of Career   Rear-Admiral

Place Of Birth   Carlisle, Cumbria, England

Place Of Death   Ascot, Berkshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Surrey, England

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

Date Buried/Cremated   22 December 1967

Headstone   Ashes removed   Plot/Grave no.   Removed by Mr Boyle

Gazetted   21 May 1915

VC Presented   21 March 1916, George V, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Named on Roll of Honour, Big Classical, Cheltenham College, Gloucestershire

Display & named in memorial book 'For Valour', Cheltenham College Library, Gloucestershire

Entry in 'Honours Book', Archives Department, Cheltenham College, Gloucestershire

P  Framed citation & picture in Classroom no. 10, Centenary Block, Cheltenham College, Gloucestershire

P  Named on Submariners Memorial, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Named on VC Memorial, Royal Naval & Royal Albert Yacht Club, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Blue Plaque, 3 Chatsworth Square, Carlisle, Cumbria

Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, Cenotaph, Town Square, Carlisle, Cumbria

By The Way…

His Victoria Cross was presented to the Submarine Museum by Edward Boyles family

VC Held By

Royal Naval Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road, Gosport, Hampshire, England



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