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Edward Warner VC

Edward Warner (18/11/1883 – 02/05/1915) was awarded the Victoria Cross for gallantry during the defence of Hill 60, Ypres on 1 May 1915. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 29 June 1915, Issue: 29210, Page: 6270, reads: No. 7602 Private … Continue reading

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Frederick William Hall VC

Frederick William Hall (08/02/1885 – 24/04/1915), was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on the 24th of April 1915, during the Second Battle of Ypres in Belgium. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 22 June 1915, Supplement: 29202, Page: … Continue reading

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Charles Fitzclarence VC

Charles Fitzclarence (08/05/1865 – 02/11/1914) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Anglo Boer War while serving in The Royal Fusiliers. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 6 July 1900, Issue: 27208, Page: 4196, reads: … Continue reading

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Hugh McDonald McKenzie VC, DCM

Hugh McDonald McKenzie VC, DCM (05/12/1885 – 30/10/1917) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on the 30th of October 1917 at the Meetscheele Spur, near Passchendaele, Belgium. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 12 February 1918, … Continue reading

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Sidney Clayton Woodroffe VC

Sidney Clayton Woodroffe (17/12/1895 – 30/07/1915) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 30 July 1915 at Hooge, Belgium. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette, of 3 September 1915, Supplement: 29286, Page: 8839, reads: “His Majesty the KING has … Continue reading

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Dennis George Wyldbore Hewitt VC

Dennis George Wyldbore Hewitt (18/12/1897 – 31/07/1917) Was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 31 July 1917 north-east of Ypres, Belgium The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 14 September 1917, Supplement: 30284, Page: 9532, reads: “2nd- Lt. Denis … Continue reading

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John Franks Vallentin VC.

John Franks Vallentin (14/05/1882 – 07/11/1914) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the first Battle of Ypres. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of  16 February 1915, Supplement: 29074, Page: 1700, reads: “Captain John Franks Vallentin, 1st Battalion, … Continue reading

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