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VC621   Sir Martin Eric Dunbar-Nasmith

BORN   1 April 1883

DIED   29 June 1965   AGE   65

VC Won    20 May-8 June 1915   AGE  32

Place VC Won   Sea of Marmara, Turkey

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Sir Martin Eric Dunbar-Nasmith   No.      

VC Issue No.   621   Awards   VC   KCB   KCMG

Regiment   Royal Navy



Rank VC Won   Lieutenant-Commander

Rank End Of Career   Admiral

Place Of Birth   13 Castelnau Gardens, East Barnes, London, England

Place Of Death   At his home, Elgin, Grampian, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes   Holy Trinity Churchyard, Elgin, Grampian, Scotland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Family plot, NEE-1073B

Gazetted   25 June 1915

VC Presented   15 January 1916 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Holy Trinity Churchyard, Elgin, Grampian, Scotland

P  Nasmith Close, Privett, Gosport, Hampshire

P  Named on Submarine Service Memorial, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Name on VC Memorial, Royal Naval & Royal Albert Yacht Club, Pembroke Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, War Memorial, Anvil Gardens, Rothes, Moray, Scotland

Plaque at Trincomalee Naval Base, Sri-Lanka

By The Way…

Gazetted as Nasmith, changed his name to Dunbar-Nasmith following his marriage in 1920

VC Held By

Not known



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