Commemorative stone unveiled for a Royal Navy Victoria Cross recipient

Published Thursday, 1 February 2018

A Royal Navy Submarine Commander, born in Bromley, who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross, has been honoured at the Bromley War Memorial with a commemorative stone being unveiled.

By November, in the centenary year of the end of World War One,every Victoria Cross recipient of the First World War will have been commemorated with a paving stone.  Lieutenant Commander Geoffrey Saxton White, who was born in Shortlands, Bromley, was posthumously awarded his Victoria Cross memorial following his death on 28 January 1918.  The commemorative stone was unveiled in Bromley, the town Lieutenant Commander was born in. Read more...