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Sir Luke O’ Connor VC KCB

Luke O’Connor (20/01/1831 – 01/2/1915) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Crimean War in 1854. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 February 1857, Issue: 21971, Page: 659, reads: “23rd Regiment. Lieutenant Luke O’Connor. During the … Continue reading

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Herbert James VC. MC.

Herbert Walter James (30/11/1888 – 15/08/1958) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the First World War at Gallipoli.  The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of  31 August 1915, Supplement: 29281, Page: 8700, reads: “Second Lieutenant Herbert James, 4th … Continue reading

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Edmund H Lenon VC

Edmund Henry Lenon (26/08/1838 – 15/04/1893) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Second Opium War in 1860.  The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 13 August 1861, Issue: 22538, Page: 3363, reads: “THE Queen has been graciously … Continue reading

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John Grant Malcolmson VC, MVO

John Grant Malcolmson (09/02/1835 – 14/08/1902) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Persian War in 1857. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 3 August 1860, Issue: 22409, Page: 2860, reads: “3rd Bombay Light Cavalry, Lieutenant and Adjutant … Continue reading

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Sir Hugh Henry Gough VC.

Hugh Henry Gough (14/11/1833 – 12/05/1909) was awarded the Victoria Cross for two separate actions during the Indian Mutiny. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 December 1858, Issue: 22212, Page: 5516,  reads: “1st Bengal European Light Cavalry, Lieutenant Hugh Henry … Continue reading

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Sir Dighton Macnaghten Probyn VC.

Dighton Macnaghten Probyn (21/01/1833 – 20/06/1924) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions a while serving in the 2nd Punjab Cavalry, Bengal Army during the Indian Mutiny in 1858. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 18 June 1858, Issue: 22154, Page: … Continue reading

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Guy Hudleston Boisragon VC

Guy Hudleston Boisragon (05/11/1864 – 14/07/1931) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Hunza-Naga Campaign, India, in 1891 . The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 12 July 1892, Issue: 26306, Page: 4006,  reads: “Indian Staff Corps. Lieutenant … Continue reading

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Sir Neville Howse VC. KCB. KCMG

Neville Reginald Howse  (26/10/1863 –  19/09/1930) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at Vredefort during the Anglo Boer War on 24 July 1900.  The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 4 June 1901, Issue: 27320, Page: 3769, reads: “New … Continue reading

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Sir Collingwood Dickson VC. GCB.

Collingwood Dickson (20/11/1817 – 28/11/1904) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Crimean War in 1854. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 23 June 1857, Issue: 22014, Page: 2165, reads: “Royal Artillery, Colonel Collingwood Dickson, C.B. Date of … Continue reading

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Thomas Joseph Crean VC, DSO

Thomas Joseph Crean (19/04/1873 – 25/03/1923)  was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Anglo Boer War in 1901. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 11 February 1902, Issue: 27405, Page: 843, reads: “1st Imperial Light Horse. Surgeon Captain Thomas … Continue reading

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