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VC867   Montague Shadworth Seymour Moore

Name   Montague Shadworth Seymour Moore   No.      

VC Issue No.   867   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Hampshire Regiment, 15th Battalion

Later   Royal Hampshire Regiment

Now   Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment

Rank VC Won   Second Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Major

Place Of Birth   13 Montaque Place, Worthing, West Sussex, England

Place Of Death   Kugenzo, Nyeri, Kenya

Buried/Location Ashes   Serengeti National Park, Tanzania & Hyaena Dam, Kenya, Africa

Cremated   Langata Crematorium, Nairobi, Kenya, Africa

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   8 November 1917

VC Presented   21 November 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Illuminated Citation, Memorial Hall, Bedford School, Bedfordshire

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Hampshire Regiment Museum, Winchester, Hampshire

By The Way…

He became Kenya's chief Game Warden and was instrumental in the development of the Serengeti National Park

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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The First World War

BORN   9 October 1896

DIED   12 September 1966   AGE   69

VC Won   20 August 1917   AGE   19

Place VC Won   Tower Hamlets, east of Ypres, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1917

Thank you to Gina Worboys at Bedford School