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Horace Augustus Curtis
Birth: Mar. 7, 1891
Death: Jul. 1, 1968

World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Cornwall, England, he served as a Sergeant in the 2nd Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers, British Army. In actions near Le Cateau, France, October 18, 1918, when Sergeant Curtis' platoon came unexpectedly under intense German machine-gun fire without hesitation, he rushed forward toward the enemy position. He killed and wounded two teams of machine gunners and the remaining four guns surrendered. Then turning his attention to a train-load of reinforcements, he succeeded in capturing over 100 enemy before his comrades joined him. For extreme valor in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Victoria Cross by King George V on March 8, 1919. He died at age 77 in Cornwall, England. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Penmount Crematorium
Cornwall Unitary Authority
Cornwall, England
Plot: Ashes scattered on the East Lawn [unmarked]
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Record added: Oct 24, 2003
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