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VC852   Alexander Edwards

Name   Alexander Edwards   No.   265473   

VC Issue No.   852   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Seaforth Highlanders, 1/6th (Morayshire) Battalion, C Company

Later   Highlanders

Now   4th Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland

Rank VC Won   Acting Company Sergeant - Major

Rank End Of Career   Acting Company Sergeant - Major

Place Of Birth   Drainie, Stotfield, Lossiemouth, Morayshire, Scotland

Place Of Death   Near Loupart Wood, Bapaume, Somme, France

Buried/Location Ashes   Location unknown, Pas de Calais, France


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Named on the Arras Memorial to the Missing (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   14 September 1917

VC Presented   26 September 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Named on Arras Memorial to the Missing (bay 8), Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

P  Named on War Memorial, Clifton Road, Lossiemouth, Moray, Scotland

P  Memorial Sundial on the Moray Links, 18th, Lossiemouth Golf Course, Moray, Scotland

By The Way…

His Name is on a Memorial Sundial, at Lossiemouth Golf Course, were he used to Caddie as a youngster

VC Held By

Highlanders Regiment Museum, Fort George, Inverness, Highlands, Scotland



VC 851 VC 853
VC 851
VC 853

The First World War

BORN   4 November 1885

DIED   24 March 1918   AGE   32

VC Won   31 July 1917   AGE   31

Place VC Won   Pilckem Ridge, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1917