Tag Archives: First World War

George Allan Maling. VC

George Allan Maling (6/10/1888 – 9/07/1929), was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions while serving with the 12th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort’s Own)  The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 16 November 1915,  Supplement: 29371,  Page: 11448, reads:  … Continue reading

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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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Sir Walter Norris Congreve VC.

Walter Norris Congreve (20/11/1862 – 28/02/1927) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions while serving as a Captain in the Rifle Brigade during the Anglo Boer War at the Battle of Colenso. Along with Lieutenant Frederick Roberts, Cpl George Nurse and  Harry Norton … Continue reading

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Arthur Martin-Leake VC*

Arthur Martin-Leake (04/04/1874 – 22/06/1953) is one of three men who were awarded the Victoria Cross twice.  While attached to the 5th Field Ambulance during the Second Boer War on 8 February 1902,  he was awarded his first VC for his … Continue reading

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James Thomas Byford McCudden VC, DSO*, MC*, MM

James Thomas Byford McCudden (28/03/1895 – 09/07/1918 ) was awarded the Victoria Cross while serving in the Royal Flying Corps (RFC). The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 29 March 1918. Supplement: 30604, Page: 3997, reads: “His Majesty the KING has … Continue reading

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William Hackett VC

William Hackett (11/06/1873 – 27/06/1916) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 22 June/23 June 1916 at Shaftesbury Avenue Mine, near Givenchy-lès-la-Bassée, France. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 4 August 1916, Supplement: 29695, Page: 7744, reads: “No. … Continue reading

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Thomas Tannatt Pryce VC, MC*

Thomas Tannatt Pryce (17/01/1886 – 13/04/1918) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions On 11 April 1918 at Vieux-Berquin, France while an acting captain in the 4th Battalion, Grenadier Guards. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 21 May … Continue reading

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James MacKenzie VC

James MacKenzie (02/04/1889 – 19/12/1914) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on the 19th of  December 1914 at Rouges Blancs, France. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 16 February 1915, Supplement: 29074, Page: 1700 reads: “8185 Private James … Continue reading

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Albert White VC

Albert White (01/12/1892 – 19/05/1917) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions On 19 May 1917 at Monchy-le-Preux, France. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 26 June 1917, Supplement: 30154, Page: 6382,  reads: “No. 24866 Sjt. Albert White, late … Continue reading

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Richard Basil Brandram Jones VC

Richard Basil Brandram Jones (30/04/1897 – 21/05/1916) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on the 21st of May 1916 at the Broadmarsh Crater, Vimy, France. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 4 August 1916, Supplement: 29695, Page: 7743,  reads: … Continue reading

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