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Royal Artillery "Firepower" Museum, Woolwich

Address...

The Royal Arsenal

Woolwich

London

SE18 6ST

 

Opening hours...

Tuesday to Saturday: 10.00am to 5.00pm

Sunday and Monday:  Closed

 

Website...

http://firepower.org.uk/

 

NOW CLOSED.

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Crimean War - 1854-1856

 

Gunner Thomas ARTHUR ( MCARTHUR ) (Royal Regiment of Artillery)

Master Gunner Daniel CAMBRIDGE (Royal Regiment of Artillery)  ***

Major General Gronow DAVIS (Royal Regiment of Artillery)

General Sir Collingwood DICKSON (Royal Regiment of Artillery)  ***

Captain Andrew HENRY (Royal Regiment of Artillery)  ***

 

Indian Mutiny - 1857-1858

 

Lieutenant General Sir James HILLS-JOHNES ( loan ) (Bengal Horse Artillery)

General William OLPHERTS ( loan ) (Bengal Artillery)

Major General Sir Henry TOMBS (Bengal Horse Artillery)

 

Egypt - 1882-1889

 

Gunner Alfred SMITH (Royal Regiment of Artillery)  ***

 

2nd Boer War - 1899-1902

 

2nd Lieutenant George Edward NURSE (159 ( Colenso ) Bty, Royal Field Artillery)

Sergeant Charles Edward PARKER (Royal Horse Artillery)

Brigadier Edmund John PHIPPS-HORNBY ('Q' Bty, Royal Horse Artillery)  ***

 

First World War - 1914-1918

 

Captain Cyril Edward GOURLEY (Royal Field Artillery)  ***

Bty Sergeant Major John Crawshaw RAYNES ('A' Bty, Royal Field Artillery)

Major Douglas REYNOLDS (37th ( Le Cateau ) Bty, Royal Field Artillery)  ***

Bombadier Charles Edwin STONE (Royal Field Artillery)  ***

Captain Samuel Thomas WALLACE (Royal Field Artillery)

 

Second World War - 1939-1945

 

Major General John Charles CAMPBELL (Royal Horse Artillery)  ***

2nd Lieutenant George Ward GUNN ('J' ( Sidi Rezegh ) Bty, Royal Horse Artillery)  ***

 

VCs held by Royal Artillery Batteries

 

Sergeant Major ErnestHORLOCK (10 ( Assaye ) Bty, Royal Artillery

( now 47th Regiment, Royal Artillery )

Rough Rider Edward JENNINGS ('F' Bty, Bengal Artillery

( now 'F' Para Bty, Royal Horse Artillery )

Gunner ThomasLAUGHNAN (148 Bty, Royal Artillery ( on loan to RA Museum )

( now 148 Commando Forward Observation Bty, R.A.)

Sergeant Jacob THOMAS (55 ( The Residency ) HQ Bty, Royal Artillery

( now 26th Regiment, Royal Artillery )  ***

 

*** In January 2015, just 11 VC's were displayed in the Royal Artillery Museum for security reasons.

VC's at the Museum

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