Group Captain Lionel Rees VC, OBE, MC, AFC - Royal Regiment of Artillery & 32 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps


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IN: CARIBBEAN

BAHAMAS BELIZE BERMUDA JAMAICA

BAHAMAS / BELIZE / BERMUDA

Name Lionel Wilmot Brabazon,
REES
Samuel,
HODGE
George McKenzie,
SAMSON

Rank Group Captain Lance-Corporal Petty Officer

Force Royal Regiment of Artillery
& 32 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps
4th Bn, West India Regiment Royal Naval Reserve
VC won Over France,
1 July 1916
Gambia River, West Africa,
30 June 1866
Seddul Bahr, Gallipoli, Turkey,
25 April 1915 *

London Gaz 5 August 1916 4 January 1867 16 August 1915
Born Caernarfon, Gwynedd,
31 July 1884
Tortola, Virgin Islands,
c.1840
Carnoustie, Angus,
7 January 1889

Died 28 September 1955,
Nassau, Bahamas
14 January 1868,
Belize City, Honduras ( now Belize )
23 February 1923,
Died on SS Stromlus, Gulf of Mexico, from pneumonia*

Grave Nassau War Cemetery, Bahamas Belize City Military Cemetery
( grave not marked )
St George's Methodist Cemetery ( Military Section ), Bermuda
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Not publicly held Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London

Remarks OBE, MC, AFC None * Gallipoli landings from SS River Clyde

JAMAICA

Name William James,
GORDON
Ambrose,
MADDEN


Rank Sergeant Lieutenant

Force 1st Bn, West India Regiment 41st Regiment
( The Welch Regiment )


VC won Toniataba, West Africa,
13 March 1892
Inkermann, Crimea,
26 October 1854


London Gaz 9 December 1892
24 February 1857

Born Jamaica, West Indies,
19 May 1864
Cork, Ireland,
1820


Died 15 August 1922,
Jamaica
1 January 1863,
Jamaica


Grave Up Park Military Camp Cemetery
( image source Robert Holloway )
Burial location not known within Jamaica

Location
of VC
Jamaica Defence Force Museum, Kingston The Welch Regiment Museum, Cardiff

Remarks None None

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