11 March 2012

Victoria Cross: S. F. Godley


Private, 4th Battalion The Royal Fusiliers, City of London Regiment

Born: 14 August 1889, East Grinstead, Sussex
Died: 29 June 1957, Epping, Essex

Citation: For coolness and gallantry in fighting his machine gun under a hot fire for two hours after he had been wounded at Mons on 23rd August.

[London Gazette issue 28985 dated 25 Nov 1914, published 24 Nov 1914.]

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