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VC925   Neville Bowes Elliott-Cooper

Name   Neville Bowes Elliott-Cooper   No.     

VC Issue No.   925   Awards   VC    DSO   MC

Regiment   Royal Fusiliers commanding 8th Battalion


Now   Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Rank VC Won    Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel

Rank End Of Career  Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel

Place Of Birth   81 Lancaster Gate, London, England

Place Of Death   No. 1 (Reserver) Prisoner of War Camp, Lazaret, Hanover, Germany

Buried/Location Ashes   Hamburg Cemetery, Hannover, Germany


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   Plot V, Row A, Grave 16

Gazetted   13 February 1918

VC Presented   25 May 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England to his parents, Sir Robert & Lady Fanny


P  Headstone, Hamburg Cemetery, Hannover, Germany

P  Memorial, South Aisle, Ripon Cathedral, Yorkshire

P  Named On War Memorial, Ripon Cathedral, Yorkshire

P  Named on St Mary's War Memorial, Bentworth, Hampshire

P  Named On War Memorial, Eton College, Berkshire

P  Named On Victoria Cross Memorial, Eton College, Berkshire

P  Named On Fusillers Memorial, Eton College, Berkshire

P  Named On Fusilliers Memorial, Memorial Chapel, Sandhurst, Surrey

P  Memorial On Oak Panel, Memorial Chapel, Sandhurst, Surrey

P  Named On War Memorial, St Marks Church, Farnborough, Hampshire

By The Way…

He was gazetted 13th February 1918, two days after he died of wounds in a German P.O.W. Camp

VC Held By

Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (City of London) Museum, H M Tower of London, London, England



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The First World War

BORN   22 January 1889

DIED   11 February 1918    AGE   29

VC Won  28-29 November 1917  AGE  28

Place VC Won   Near Cambrai, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1917