Victoria Rifles Lodge No 822 remembers all those who have laid down their lives for their country and especially those members of the Lodge who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Battle Honours

South Africa 1900-02

The First World War

Hill 60, Ypres 1915 1917, Gravenstafel, St. Julien, Frezenberg, Bellewaarde,

Somme 1916 1918, Albert 1916 1918, Guillemont, Ginchy, Flers-Courcelette,

Morval, Le Transloy, Arras 1917, Scarpe 1917, Langemarck 1917,

Menin Road, Polygon Wood, Passchendaele, Cambrai 1917, Bapaume 1918,

Villers Bretonneux, Amiens, Hindenburg Line, Épéhy, Pursuit to Mons,

France and Flanders 1914-18

The Second World War

Calais 1940, North-West Europe 1940

RankNameDate
MajorWyndham Harold Dickins28 Sept 1915
CaptainRobert fFinden Davies9 Sept 1916
LieutenantFrancis Willoughby Fielding16 Sept 1916
SergeantFrank Ball Lewis30 Mar 1917
Lt CmdrGeorge Edwin Matthews 18 Oct 1918

Being a Regimental Lodge we also record here those Masons who served in the Regiment but were members of other Lodges:

RankNameDateLodge
RfnEdwin Samuel Fryer18 Dec 1914Covent Garden 1614
LtFrederick Brian Arthur Fargus1 Jan 1915Felix 1494
L/CplRoland Walter Blundell Mourant1 Jan 1915Horistic 2822
RfnJohn Sewell Davies24 April 1915Aldwych 3096
RfnHorace Smith Perry27 April 1915White Rose of York and Addeys’ 2840
SgtErnest Edwin Hassett1 July 1916St John’s 434
L/CplFrederick Arthur Wright9 Sept 1916Henry Levander 2048
RfnEdmund Frank Maile14 April 1917Hyde Park 1425
CaptArchibald Robert Hadden25 April 1918Apollo University 357
With thanks to the Masonic Great War Project to whose biographies this table links.