Click below for full citation

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Stumble Upon Share on Tumblr Share on Reddit Share on Digg Share via e-mail Print
 Home A-Z Index Number Search Contact Us

VC943   Geoffrey Saxton White

Name   Geoffrey Saxton White  No.     POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   943   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Royal Navy



Rank VC Won    Lieutenant-Commander

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant-Commander

Place Of Birth   Bromley, Kent, England

Place Of Death   Near Kum Kale, Dardanelles, Turkey

Buried/Location Ashes   Location unknown, lost in the Dardanelles, Turkey


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone       Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   24 May 1919

VC Presented   12 June 1919, King George V, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Named on Portsmouth Naval Memorial (Panel 28, Column 3), Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Named on War Memorial, Bradfield College, Bradfield, Berkshire

P  Named on War Memorial, Brighton Road, Horley, Surrey

P  Named on Submarine Service Victoria Cross Memorial, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

By The Way…

He was the second VC to win his award commanding the same submarine, the E14, the other was 609 Edward Boyle.

VC Held By

Held by Family



VC 942 VC 944
VC 942
VC 944

BORN   2 July 1886

DIED   28 January 1918    AGE   23

VC Won   28 January 1918   AGE 31  

Place VC Won Dardanelles, Turkey

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War