Tag Archives: Gallipoli

George Leslie Drewry VC

George Leslie Drewry (03/11/1894 – 02/08/1918) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions  at V Beach in the Landing at Cape Helles, during the Gallipoli Campaign. on  25 April 1915. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 13 August 1915, Supplement: 29264, … Continue reading

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William Charles Williams VC

William Charles Williams (15/09/1880 – 25/04/1915) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the landings at Gallipoli in 1915. The Citation reads: “On 25 April 1915 during the landing on V Beach, Cape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey, Williams, with … Continue reading

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Frederick Harold Tubb VC

Frederick Harold Tubb (28/11/1881 – 20/09/1917)  was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 9 August 1915 at Lone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 15 October 1915,  Issue: 29328 Page: 10154,  reads: “For most conspicuous … Continue reading

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Walter Richard Parker VC

Walter Richard Parker (20/09/1881- 28/11/1936) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at Gallipoli during the First World War.  The Citation reads: “On the night of 30 April/1 May 1915 at Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli, Turkey, Lance-Corporal Parker, a volunteer stretcher-bearer, … Continue reading

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Herbert James VC. MC.

Herbert Walter James (30/11/1888 – 15/08/1958) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the First World War at Gallipoli.  The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of  31 August 1915, Supplement: 29281, Page: 8700, reads: “Second Lieutenant Herbert James, 4th … Continue reading

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Richard Raymond Willis VC.

Richard Raymond Willis (13/10/1876 – 09/02/1966) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during World War One at Gallipoli. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 August 1915, Issue: 29273, Page: 8395,  reads: “His Majesty the KING has been graciously … Continue reading

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The Anzac Memorial in Weymouth

The ANZAC Memorial in on the Esplanade in Weymouth is one of two memorials within sight of each other, separated by the Garden of Remembrance.   A.I.F IN MEMORY OF  ANZAC VOLUNTEER TROOPS WHO AFTER ACTION AT GALLIPOLI IN 1915 … Continue reading

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