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VC632   Frederick Daniel Parslow

BORN   14 April 1856

DIED   4 July 1915   AGE   59

VC Won   4 July 1915   AGE   59

Place VC Won   Atlantic Ocean, off Ireland

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Frederick Daniel Parslow   No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   632   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Naval Reserve



Rank VC Won   Lieutenant and Master

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant and Master

Place Of Birth   Islington, London, England

Place Of Death   on the bridge of HM Horse Transport 'Anglo-Californian', 90 miles south west of Queenstown (now Cork), Co. Cork, Ireland

Buried/Location Ashes   Cobh Old Church Cemetery, Co. Cork, Ireland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)   Plot/Grave no.   Plot B-15-8, Grave G 478

Gazetted   24 May 1919

VC Presented   10 July 1919, King George V, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Cobh Old Church Cemetery, Co. Cork, Ireland

P  Named on Tower Hill Memorial (panel 1), Trinity Square Gardens, City of London

Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, The Green, Islington, North London

By The Way…

He was awarded the Lloyds medal for meritorious service, posthumously, for saving his ship and the cargo of horses, during his VC action

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