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Famous Olympians: Captain Noel Chavasse VC and Bar

Famous Olympians: Captain Noel Chavasse VC and Bar

01 January 2012

"A Gallant and Devoted Officer" - Captain Noel Godfrey Chavasse VC and Bar, MC, RAMC

Noel was one of identical twins and his brother was called Christopher. In 1908, both twins represented Great Britain in the Olympic Games in the 400 metres. Noel finished second in his heat while Christopher finished third, neither time being fast enough to progress further.

Find out more in the leaflet below.