NOEL CHAVASSE COMMEMORATION

   








 Noel Chavasse VC and Bar MC RAMC


    Medical Officer 10th (Scottish) Battalion

    The King’s (Liverpool Regiment)

    The Liverpool Scottish

 

   



                                                                                        Noel Chavasse © IWM                                                                       

Noel and his twin brother Christopher both played for Liverpool FC (RU)  

Noel was killed on the 4th August 1917 aged 32 years, at the

battle of Passchendaele (Third Battle of Ypres).


Christopher, was a Padre during the War and was awarded an MC for his service.

His first curacy was in the Parish of St Mary in St Helens and whilst there he played

Rugby League as an Amateur for the Saints.

    He became Bishop of Rochester, retiring in 1960.

 

    Over the next few weeks there are opportunities to celebrate the exceptional lives of these twin brothers

    at the Museum of Liverpool Pier Head.  Noel’s medals are on prominent display having been loaned from     the Imperial War Museum London.