Brooks, Oliver b. May 31, 1889 d. October 25, 1940 World War I Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the 3rd Battalion of the Coldstream Guards. At Loos, France, October 8, 1915, Sergeant Brooks led a party of bombers against the Germans who had captured 200 yards of Allied trenches regaining the position. For most prestigious bravery, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal. (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Windsor Cemetery, Windsor, Berkshire, England
Fox, Malcolm b. 1946 d. 1997 Composer. He received his musical education at the Royal College of Music where he received a diploma in piano performance and teaching and a master's degree in music. He went on to obtain an honours degree in music from the University of London and study composition under many leading composers, including Tristram Cary, Alexander Goehr, Humphrey Searle and Gordon Jacob. In 1972 he became Director of Music at London's Cockpit Theatre, where he was responsible for a contemporary performance...[Read More] (Bio by: js) Windsor Cemetery, Windsor, Berkshire, England Plot: Cremated, memorial plaque in garden of rest.
Lind, Letty b. December 21, 1861 d. August 27, 1923 Actress, Dancer. In a career of over 30 years, she combined talent with a "little girl" voice and manner to charm audiences throughout the British Empire. Born Letitia Elizabeth Rudge, she was raised in the theatre by her actress mother, and made her professional debut at five as Eva in "Uncle Tom's Cabin". Soon, she was touring England with American writer Howard Paul and his wife. (Paul, a much older man, fathered two children with her). She first used the name "Letty Lind" for an 1879...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Windsor Cemetery, Windsor, Berkshire, England
Maude, Francis Cornwallis b. October 28, 1828 d. October 19, 1900 Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Royal Regiment of Artillery, British Army. At Lucknow, India, September 25, 1857, Captain Maude steadily led on his men and bore down on the desperate opposition of the enemy, though one third of his artillerymen were loss. He took on the dangers of the task with nerve and coolness, helping his Army to advance. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal and later achieved the rank of...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Windsor Cemetery, Windsor, Berkshire, England