Talk:Francis Octavius Grenfell

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this must be the first VC of the Great War 62.232.34.3 (talk) 14:07, 10 March 2010 (UTC)

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this must be the first VC of the Great War 62.232.34.3 (talk) 14:08, 10 March 2010 (UTC)

No, see Maurice Dease and Sidney Frank Godley both awarded the VC for actions the previous day. David Underdown (talk) 14:31, 10 March 2010 (UTC)
Though checking further I see he appears at the head of the list of the first Gazette notifying VCs for WWI, so by some definitions, he is the first. David Underdown (talk) 16:56, 12 March 2010 (UTC)