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William Barnsley Allen VC. DSO. MC*.

 William Barnsley Allen (08/06/1892 – 27/08/1933) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions with the Royal Field Artillery, near Mesnil, France. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 October 1916 Supplement: 29802 Page: 10394, reads “Captain William Barnsley Allen, M.C., M.B., Royal … Continue reading

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Oliver Cyril Spencer Watson VC, DSO

Oliver Cyril Spencer Watson (07/09/1876 – 28/03/1918), was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 28 March 1918 at Rossignol Wood, north of Hebuterne, France while an Acting Lieutenant-Colonel commanding the 2nd/5th Battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. The … Continue reading

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Edward Corringham “Mick” Mannock VC, DSO, MC.

Edward Corringham “Mick” Mannock (24/05/1887 – 26/07/1918) Was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions while serving with the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War.  The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 18 July 1919, Issue: 31463, Page: 9136, … Continue reading

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Daniel Burges VC, DSO

Daniel Burges (1 July 1873 – 24 October 1946) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the First World War during the battle of Battle of Doiran. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 13 December 1918 Supplement: 31067, Page: … Continue reading

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James Forbes-Robertson VC, DSO, MC, DL

James Forbes-Robertson, 07/07/1884 – 05/08/1955) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 11/12 April 1918 near Vieux Berquin, France. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 21 May 1918, Supplement: 30697, Page: 6057 reads:  “Captain (A./Lt.-Col.) James Forbes-Robertson, D.S.O., M.C., Bord. … Continue reading

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Andrew Beauchamp-Proctor VC, MC*, DFC, DSO

Andrew Frederick Weatherby Beauchamp-Proctor (04/09/1894 – 21/06/1921), was awarded the Victoria Cross for his  actions between 8 August 1918, and 8 October 1918 while serving with the Royal Flying Corps.   The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 29 November … Continue reading

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