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Royal Engineers Museum, Chatham

Address...

Prince Arthur Road

Gillingham

Kent

ME4 4UG

 

Opening hours...

Tuesday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm (last entry 4.00pm)

Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays: 11.30am-5.00pm (last entry 4.00pm)

Closed Mondays.

 

Website...

http://www.re-museum.co.uk/

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Crimean War - 1854-1856

 

Lieutenant General Sir Gerald GRAHAM (Royal Engineers)  ***

Colour Sergeant Peter LEITCH (2nd Company - Royal Sappers & Miners)  ***

Sergeant Major William James LENDRIM (7th Company - Royal Sappers & Miners)  ***

Lieutenant General Sir Wilbraham LENNOX (Royal Engineers)  ***

Sapper John PERIE (8th Company - Royal Sappers & Miners)  ***

Sergeant John ROSS (2nd Company - Royal Sappers & Miners)  ***

 

Indian Mutiny - 1857-1858

 

Lieutenant General Charles Augustus GOODFELLOW (Bombay Engineers, Indian Army)  ***

Lieutenant General James John INNES (Bengal Engineers, Indian Army)  ***

General Sir Harry North PRENDERGAST (Madras Engineers, Indian Army

( thought not to be the original VC )  ***

 

Dewan Giri, Bhootan, India - 1865

 

Major General William Spottiswoode TREVOR (Royal Engineers & Bengal Sappers & Miners)  ***

 

Ashanti War, West Africa - 1874

 

Colonel Mark Sever BELL (Royal Engineers)  ***

 

Afghan War - 1878-1880

 

General Sir Edward Pemberton LEACH (Royal Engineers & Bengal Sappers & Miners)  ***

 

Hunza Campaign, North West Frontier - 1891

 

Lieutenant General Sir Fenton AYLMER (Royal Engineers & Bengal Sapper & Miners)  ***

 

2nd Boer War - 1899-1902

 

Lieutenant Robert James DIGBY-JONES (23 Field Company - Royal Engineers)  ***

 

First World War - 1914-1918

 

Sapper Adam ARCHIBALD (218 Field Company - Royal Engineers)  ***

Lieutenant Colonel Sir Brett CLOUTMAN (59 Field Company - Royal Engineers)  ***

Major General Clifford COFFIN (Royal Engineers & comd 25th Infantry Brigade)  ***

Colonel George de Cardonnel FINDLAY (409 ( Lowland ) Field Company - Royal Engineers)  ***

Sapper William HACKETT (254 Tunnelling Company - Royal Engineers)  ***

Captain William Henry JOHNSTON (59 Field Company - Royal Engineers)  ***

Brigadier Cyril Gordon MARTIN (56 Field Company - Royal Engineers)  ***

Major James Thomas MCCUDDEN ( loan ) (Royal Engineers & 56 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps)  ***

Major Sir Arnold WATERS (218 Field Company - Royal Engineers)  ***

Captain Theodore WRIGHT (57 Field Company - Royal Engineers)  ***

 

Second World War - 1939-1945

 

Sergeant Thomas Frank DURRANT (Royal Engineers ( att'd No 1 Commando )  ***

Lieutenant Claud RAYMOND (58 Observation Squadron - 303 Indian Brigade

att'd 'D' Force ( India ) - Not publicly held

*** 25 out of the 26 VC's held by the Royal Engineers Museum are displayed. Claud Raymond VC is the exception.

VC's at the Museum

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