Major FRANCIS JOHN WILLIAM HARVEY
Royal Marine Light Infantry
Died 31 May 1916
Age 43 years old
- Country of Service United Kingdom
- Awards Victoria Cross
- Additional Info Native of Sydenham, Surrey.
- Additional Citation note
An extract from "The London Gazette," No. 29751, dated 15th Sept., 1916, records the following:- "Whilst mortally wounded and almost the only survivor after the explosion of an enemy shell in "Q" gunhouse, with great presence of mind and devotion to duty ordered the magazine to be flooded, thereby saving the ship. He died shortly afterwards."