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Capt Garth Neville Walford

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Capt Garth Neville Walford

  • Birth 27 May 1882
  • Death 26 Apr 1915
  • Burial Gallipoli, Canakkale, Turkey
  • Plot O.1.
  • Memorial ID 10651016

World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Surry, England, he served as a Captain in the Royal Field Artillery, British Army. On April 26, 1915, at Cape Helles during the Battle of Gallipoli Turkey, Captain Walford organized and led an attack on both sides of the village of Sedd el Bahr. Although the enemy's position was strongly held with concealed machine-guns, Captain Walford was killed leading his men to the success and capture of the objective. For most prestigious gallantry and leadership, he was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross on June 22, 1915.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 21 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10651016
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Garth Neville Walford (27 May 1882–26 Apr 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10651016, citing V Beach Cemetery, Gallipoli, Canakkale, Turkey ; Maintained by Find A Grave .