Tag Archives: Mesopotamia

William Robert Fountaine Addison VC

Reverand William Robert Fountaine Addison (18/09/1883 – 07/01/1962) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his conspicuous bravery on  9 April 1916 at Sanna-i-Yat, Mesopotamia, The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 26 September 1916, Supplement: 29765, Page: 9417, reads:  “Rev. William Robert Fountaine … Continue reading

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Angus Buchanan VC, MC

Angus Buchanan (11/08/1894 –  01/03/1944),  was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during  World War One at Falauyah Lines, Mesopotamia, The Citation reads: “For most conspicuous bravery. During an attack an officer was lying out in the open severely wounded about … Continue reading

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Robert Edwin Phillips VC

Robert Edwin Phillips (11/04/1895 –  23/09/1968) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions On 25 January 1917 near Kut, Mesopotamia during the First World War in 1917.  Lieutenant Phillips went to the assistance of his commanding officer (Edward Elers Delaval Henderson) who was lying … Continue reading

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Oswald Austin Reid VC.

Oswald Austin Reid (02/11/1893 – 27/10/1920) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions On 7 March 1917 at the Battle of Diyalah River, Mesopotamia, The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 8 June 1917, Supplement: 30122, Page: 5702, reads: “Capt. Oswald Austin … Continue reading

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