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Viscount Gort VC VC heroes - Victoria Embankment

Plaque: Viscount Gort VC
War Memorial

Inscription

{Beneath an image of a Victoria Cross medal:}
Lieutenant Colonel Viscount Gort, Grenadier Guards, 27th September 1918

Site: VC heroes - Victoria Embankment (12 memorials)

SW1, Victoria Embankment, Victoria Embankment Gardens

Reading right to left: De Pass; Rhodes-Moorhouse; Keysor; Campbell; Dunville; Colyer-Fergusson; Hewitt; Elliott-Cooper; Watson; Drummond; West; Gort. The last 4 were added in 2018, after we'd taken our main photograph.

We do wonder why these VC plaques are here, close to the Ministry of Defence, when others are near the homes of those honoured. A viscount and 3 hyphens?  Does their class have anything to do with this elite location?

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Viscount Gort VC

Information Subjects commemorated

Field Marshal Gort

Army officer. Born John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker, 6th Viscount Go...

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Department for Communities and Local Government

A department of the government of the UK. From Victoria Cross commemorative p...

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Dennis Hewitt, VC

{Below an image of a Victoria Cross medal:} Second Lieutenant Dennis Hewitt, ...

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Ferdinand West VC

{Beneath an image of a Victoria Cross medal:} Captain Ferdinand West, Royal A...

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Frank de Pass VC

{Beneath an image of a Victoria Cross medal:} Lieutenant Frank de Pass, 34th ...

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Geoffrey Drummond VC

{Beneath an image of a Victoria Cross medal:} Lieutenant Commander Geoffrey D...

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John Campbell, VC

{Below an image of a Victoria Cross medal:} Lieutenant Colonel John Campbell,...

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