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VC649   Hugo Vivian Hope Throssell

BORN   27 October 1884

DIED   19 November 1933   AGE   49

VC Won   29-30 August 1915   AGE   30

Place VC Won   Hill 60, Kaiajik Aghala, Gallipoli, Turkey

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Hugo Vivian Hope Throssell   No.      

VC Issue No.   649   Awards   VC   

Regiment   10th Light Horse Regiment, AIF



Rank VC Won   Second Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Northam, Australia

Place Of Death   At his home, Lazy Hit Ranch, Greenmount, near Perth, Western Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Karrakatta Cemetery, Hollywood, Perth, Australia


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Anglican Section 2B, Plot 304

Gazetted   15 October 1915

VC Presented   4 December 1915 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Headstone, Karrakatta Cemetery, Hollywood, Perth, Australia

Plaque at Karrakatta Cemetery, Garden of Remembrance, Perth, Australia

Display, Hall of Valour, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Plaque at  Greenmount, near Perth, Australia

Stone pavilion and bus shelter, Great Eastern Highway, Greenmount, Western Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

Street at Greenmount, near Perth, Australia

Street at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Throssle Street, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Named on State War Memorial in Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia

P  Named On Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, Australia

By The Way…

At the age of 49 he committed suicide

VC Held By

Australian War Memorial, Hall of Valour, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia



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Thank you to Veryan Holmes for the photo of the State War Memorial in Kings Park, Australia