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Ref NoD-X 835
TitleDiaries of Francis Octavius Grenfell (1880-1915) and Maria Dolores Grenfell (born 1860)
DescriptionFrancis Octavius Grenfell and Maria Dolores Grenfell were both children of Pascoe DuPre Grenfell (1828-1896) of Wilton Park, Beaconsfield. Francis Grenfell won the Victoria Cross on 24 August 1914 when a captain in the Ninth Lancers. He later died of wounds received at Ypres on 24 May 1915. For details of how he won the Victoria Cross, with some details of his earlier life, see 'The Story of the Victoria Cross', by Sir John Smyth (1963).
Related MaterialSee D-GR and D 11 for other records of the Grenfell family, including a pedigree (D 11/16/7)
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