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VC675   Sir Geoffrey Vickers

BORN   13 October 1894

DIED   16 March 1982   AGE   87

VC Won   14 October 1915   AGE   21

Place VC Won   Hohenzollern Redoubt, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Sir Geoffrey Vickers   No.      

VC Issue No.   675   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Sherwood Foresters, 1/7th (Robin Hood) Battalion, D Company

Later   Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment

Now   2nd Battalion The Mercian Regiment

Rank VC Won   Temporary Captain

Rank End Of Career   Colonel

Place Of Birth   Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England

Place Of Death   At his home, ‘The Grange’, Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Oxford Crematorium, Bayswater Road, Headington, Oxfordshire, England

Cremated   Oxford Crematorium, Bayswater Road, Headington, Oxfordshire, England

Date Buried/Cremated   23 March 1982

Headstone   Ashes   Plot/Grave no.   West of Section A1, Garden of Remembrance

Gazetted   18 November 1915

VC Presented   15 January or 4 March 1916 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Named on VC Memorial, Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

By The Way…

Chairman of the research committee and helped to found the Mental Health Research Fund, 1951 to 1967

VC Held By

Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) Museum, Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England



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