We remember Noel Godfrey Chavasse

We remember Noel Godfrey Chavasse

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Timeline

Timeline

1883
sibling Dorothea Chavasse Source:6161111 1883
1884
birth Oxford United Kingdom Source:5491204 9th November 1884
1885
sibling Christopher M Chavasse Source:6161111 1885
1887
sibling Edith M Chavasse Source:6161111 1887
1887
sibling Mary L Chavasse Source:6161111 1887
1890
sibling Francis B Chavasse Source:6161111 1890
1891
dates Age 6 Source:6161111 1891
1901
dates Age 16 Source:6161108 1901
1907
education Trinity College, Cambridge Cambridge United Kingdom Source:7621483 1907
1911
dates Age 26 Source:6161104 1911
1915
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:787483 June 1915
1916
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:787483 9th August 1916
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:787483 31st July 1917
1917
dates Age 32 Source:6161133 4th August 1917
1917
service British Army Captain Royal Army Medical Corps attd. 1st/10th Bn. The King's (Liverpool Regiment) Source:6161133 4th August 1917
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Army Medical Corps Source:787483
1917
death Died of wounds Brandhoek Belgium Source:5491204 4th August 1917
burial Brandhoek New Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium III. B. 15 Source:9274508
sibling Aidan Chavasse Source:6161133

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Noel Godfrey
Initials NG
Last Name Chavasse
Source 8521306
First Names Noel Godfrey
Initials NG
Last Name Chavasse
Source 6161133
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
19 Abercromby Square, Liverpool United Kingdom known 1901
Abercromby Square, Liverpool United Kingdom known 1911
Trinity College, Cambridge United Kingdom school/college address known 1907
Wylcliffe Lodge, Banbury Road, St Giles, Oxford United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Army Medical Corps Lieutenant
British Army Royal Army Medical Corps attd. 1st/10th Bn. The King's (Liverpool Regiment) Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
VC and Bar, MC, British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edith J Chavasse mother
Francis J Chavasse, Bishop of Liverpool father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Dorothea Chavasse sister 1883
Christopher M Chavasse brother 1885
Edith M Chavasse sister 1887
Mary L Chavasse sister 1887
Francis B Chavasse brother 1890
Aidan Chavasse brother

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Charlotte33
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
GRO War Death Army Officers Indices (1914 to 1921) Transcription Charlotte33
Medal Index Cards Transcription Charlotte33
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Charlotte33
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Patricia58160
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Simon1303

External Evidence

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Wikipedia entry for Noel Godfrey Chavasse Keith1947
Noel Chavasse VC Hero Vicki10647
Commonwealth War Graves Commission newsletter Charlotte33
Commonwealth War Graves Commission record Charlotte33
1916 VC Citation, The Edinburgh Gazette Imperial1
Liverpool Pembroke AC Rob23648
The Olympian who won two VCs Charlotte33
Noel Chavasse's VC citation, the London Gazette Becky117596
Royal Mint guest blog post by Charlotte Czyzyk Catherine91214
Talbot House, Poperinge Belgium Sylvia3155

Multimedia

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Noel Chavasse in uniform Keith1947
Brandhoek New Military Cemetery Paul8274
Brandhoek Cemetery Paul22043
Portait photograph of Noel Chavasse Charlotte33
Photograph of VC site Charlotte33
Brandhoek Vlamertinge-Ieper luc39051
Sculpture of Captain Chavasse V.C. Rob23648
Chavasse Family 1897 Rob23648
Bishop's House, Abercrombie Square, Liverpool Rob23648
English Heritage plaque Rob23648
Medals Rob23648
Bishop Francis Chevasse Rob23648
Christopher and Noel Chavasse Rob23648
Varsity Games 1907 Rob23648
Grave Registration Document Rob23648
Chavasse Memorial Sculpture Rob23648
Headstone Trevor321
Original burial marker Rob23648
Memorial at St Peter's College Oxford Rob23648
Headstone Jeremy102799
Chavasse's medal case in Lord Ashcroft Gallery Catherine91214
Display case - IWM London Catherine91214
Display case and medals - IWM London Catherine91214
Commemoration Plaque DR117137
Royal Mint commemorative coin Catherine91214
Chavasse family monument Andrew43023
Plaque commemorating Noel Chavasse Andrew43023
Extract from Birkenhead News Alun44477

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