Best-Dunkley, Bertram b. August 3, 1890 d. August 5, 1917 World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in York, England, he served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the 5th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, British Army. In actions at Wieltje, Belgium, on July 31, 1917, Lieutenant Colonel Best-Dunkley when in command of his battalion, saw the leading waves during an attack, became disorganized by rifle and machine gun fire at close range from positions which were believed to be in their hands. He dashed forward, rallied his leading waves and personally led them...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium
Tubb, Maj. Frederick Harold b. November 28, 1881 d. September 20, 1917 World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Longwood, Victoria, Australia, he served as a Lieutenant in the 7th Battalion, Australian Forces. In actions at Lone Pine Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, August 9, 1915, Lieutenant Tubb with two Corporals, captured a trench which was being counter attacked by the enemy. As the enemy advanced up and blew up a sandbag barricade, Lieutenant Tubb led his men back, repulsed the enemy and rebuilt the barricade. Twice more the enemy blew in the barricade, but...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium Plot: XIX.C.5.