|1. Memorial:||Freemasons VC Memorial||Great Queen Street|
Awards & Titles:
|Victoria Cross |
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit / Ship / Est.: HMS Vengeance|
|Action : War Survivor|
Although many perished in times of national conflict and in the service of their country, many more survived including those interned as Prisoners of War. Stories of those who did survive are included as part of this site, especially those with high gallantry awards, those included against an external rolls of honour and those who had a distinguished career in wartime and military leaderhip.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Navy No. 2612 E.C.||London|
17th May 1907
18th June 1907
18th November 1907
The Secretary of Navy Lodge No. 2612 reports in MQ Magazine of a 'Double initiation" date for E.G. Robinson, who is preceded in the contribution register by F.W. Lumsden V.C., coincidentally both of them receiving the award of the Victoria Cross. This pair were passed together, but raised separately.
A third Victoria Cross holder is noted for Navy Lodge No. 2612. See also: C.C Dobson, V.C..
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley