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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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John “Jack” Harrison VC, MC.

John “Jack” Harrison  (12/11/1890 – 03/05/1917) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on the 3rd of May 1917 when ordered, with the rest of his brigade, to attack a wood near Oppy, Pas-de-Calais. The Citation, recorded in the … Continue reading

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Rupert Price Hallowes VC, MC

Rupert Price Hallowes (05/05/1881 – 30/09/1915) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions between 25 and 30 September 1915 at Hooge, Belgium. The Citation, recorded by the London Gazette on 16 November 1915, Supplement: 29371, Page: 11448 reads: “Temporary … Continue reading

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William Frederick Faulds VC. MC.

Private William Frederick Faulds (19/02/1895 – 16/02/1950), was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Battle of Delville Wood on 18 July 1916. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 8 September 1916, Supplement: 29740, Page: 8870 reads: “For most, … 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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Reginald Frederick Johnson Hayward VC, MC*

Captain Reginald Frederick Johnson Hayward VC was the son of stockbreeder Frederick and Gertrude Hayward. He was born on 17 June 1891 at the Beersheba Mission Station near Swartruggens, East Griqualand, and was educated at Hilton College Natal, Durban Business … Continue reading

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John Aidan Liddell VC. MC.

John Aidan Liddell (03/08/1888 – 31/08/1915) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 31 July 1915, while flying reconnaissance over Ostend–Bruges–Ghent, Belgium. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 20 August 1915, Supplement: 29272, Page: 8373, reads:  “Captain John Aidan Liddell, … Continue reading

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