Tag Archives: World War 1

Walter Mills VC

Walter Mills (22/06/1894 – 11/12/1917) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at Red Dragon Crater near Givenchy, France during the First World War. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 12 February 1918, Supplement: 30523, Page: 200, reads: “No. 3T5499 … Continue reading

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Eugene Paul Bennett VC MC

Eugene Paul Bennett (04/06/1892 – 06/04/1970) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during in November 1916 during the First World War in France. The Citation reads: “Temporary Lieutenant Bennett, of the Worcestershire Regiment, when in command of the … Continue reading

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Angus Buchanan VC, MC

Angus Buchanan (11/08/1894 –  01/03/1944),  was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during  World War One at Falauyah Lines, Mesopotamia, The Citation reads: “For most conspicuous bravery. During an attack an officer was lying out in the open severely wounded about … Continue reading

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Lewis McGee VC

Lewis McGee (13/05/1888 – 12/10/1917) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the First World War. The Citation reads: “As part of the third phase of the Passchendaele offensive, the 10th Australian Brigade—of which McGee’s 40th Battalion was … Continue reading

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James Peter Robertson VC

James Peter Robertson (26/10/1883 – 06/11/1917) was  awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the First World War. The Citation reads: “Peter Robertson earned the Victoria Cross during the final assault on Passchendaele, Belgium, 6 November 1917 with the … Continue reading

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William Amey VC, MM

William Amey (05/03/1881 – 28/05/1940) was awarded the Victoria Cross for for his actions at Landrecies, France, during the First World War. The Citation reads: “On 4 November 1918 at Landrecies, France, when many hostile machine-gun nests were missed by the leading … Continue reading

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Robert Edwin Phillips VC

Robert Edwin Phillips (11/04/1895 –  23/09/1968) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions On 25 January 1917 near Kut, Mesopotamia during the First World War in 1917.  Lieutenant Phillips went to the assistance of his commanding officer (Edward Elers Delaval Henderson) who was lying … Continue reading

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William Henry Johnson VC MM

William Henry Johnson (15/10/1890 –  25/04/1945) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the First World War at Ramicourt.  The Citation reads: “For most conspicuous bravery at Ramicourt on the 3rd of October, 1918. When his platoon was held … Continue reading

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Walter Richard Parker VC

Walter Richard Parker (20/09/1881- 28/11/1936) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at Gallipoli during the First World War.  The Citation reads: “On the night of 30 April/1 May 1915 at Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli, Turkey, Lance-Corporal Parker, a volunteer stretcher-bearer, … Continue reading

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John Joseph Caffrey VC

John Joseph Caffrey (23/10/1891 –  22/02/1953) was awarded the Victoria Cross during the First World War in November 1915. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 21 January 1916, Supplement: 29447, Page: 945, reads: “No. 9730 Private John Caffrey, 2nd Battalion, … Continue reading

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