Charles Hazlitt Upham (1908 – 1994) Died of old age Place of Death: Christchurch
* The most highly decorated Commonwealth soldier of WWII.
* Was awarded two Victoria Crosses, first in 1941 and then in 1945.
* He is the only combat soldier to have received a Victoria Cross.
* He was the only soldier in WWII to have received two Victoria Crosses.
For a closer look at the story of Charles Hazlitt Upham: http://www.peelingbackhistory.co.nz/captain-charles-hazlitt-upham-1908-1994/
Charles is buried at St Pauls Anglican Church, Papanui, Christchurch.
*Photo courtesy of Annette Bulovic*