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Victor Alexander Charles Crutchley VC KCB DSC (1893 - 1986)

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Sir Victor Alexander Charles Crutchley VC KCB DSC
Born in Chelsea, London, Englandmap
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Died in Nettlecombe, Dorset, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Jan 2018
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Categories: Royal Naval College, Osborne | Royal Navy | United Kingdom, World War I | Battle of Jutland | Distinguished Service Cross | Victoria Cross | United Kingdom, World War II | Second Battle of Narvik | Battle of Guadalcanal | Legion of Merit | Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath | Mentioned in Despatches | Sheriffs of Dorset | Deputy Lieutenants of Dorset.

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Biography

Admiral Sir Victor Alexander Charles Crutchley VC, KCB, DSC, DL (2 November 1893 – 24 January 1986) was a senior Royal Navy officer during the Second World War and a First World War recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

Birth

Victor was born on 2 November 1893 at 28 Lennox Gardens, Chelsea, London, the only son of Percy Edward Crutchley and Hon. Frederica Louisa FitzRoy, second daughter of Charles FitzRoy, 3rd Baron Southampton. His mother had been maid of honour to Queen Victoria. He was a godchild of Queen Victoria (from whom he derived his first two names)

Military Service

For in depth detail refer to [1] and [2]

Death

He passed away in 1986.

Sources

  1. here for WWI
  2. here for WWII


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