|Europe: Belgium, Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Messines
|1 wallet: 1 cm
Grieve, Robert Cuthbert
Lines, Herbert Henry
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First World War, 1914-1918
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Grieve VC, Robert Cuthbert (Captain, b.1988 - d.1957)
Collection relating to the First World War service of Captain Robert Cuthbert Grieve VC, 37 Battalion. Collection consists of a typescript account of the Battle of Messines on 7 June 1917 in which Grieve won the Victoria Cross. Grieve describes in great detail the preparation in the preceeding weeks and the battle itself. Also included is a photocopy of a sketch map of the sector in which Grieve and the 37 Battalion fought. The map was drawn by 318 Private Herbert Henry Lines.