Tag Archives: Ypres

William Kenny VC

William Kenny (24/08/1880 – 10/01/1936) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery on 23 October 1914 near Ypres, Belgium. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 16 February 1915, Supplement: 29074, Page: 1699 reads:  “6535 Drummer William Kenny, 2nd Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders. … Continue reading

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Frederick Fisher VC.

Frederick Fisher VC (03/08/1894 – 23/04/1915) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions  during the Second Battle of Ypres, on 22 April 1915 near St Julien, Belgium. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 22 June 1915, Supplement: 29202, Page: 6115, reads: … 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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Reverend Bernard William Vann VC, MC,

Reverend Bernard William Vann VC, MC. (09/07/1887 – 03/10/1918), was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 29 September 1918 at Bellenglise and Lehaucourt, France. The Citation, recorded at the London Gazette of 13 December 1918. Supplement: 31067, Page: … Continue reading

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Clement Robertson VC

Clement Robertson (15/12/1890 – 04/10/1917) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at Zonnebeke, Belgium, On 4 October 1917. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 14 December 1917, Supplement: 30433, Page: 13222, reads: “2nd Lieutenant Clement Robertson, … Continue reading

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Francis Aylmer Maxwell VC, CSI, DSO

Francis Aylmer Maxwell (07/09/1871 – 21/09/1917) Was awarded the Victoria Cross while attached to Roberts’s Light Horse during the Second Boer War On 31 March 1900 at Sanna’s Post (aka Korn Spruit), South Africa. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 8 … Continue reading

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John Lynn VC, DCM

John Lynn (1887 – 03/05/1915) while serving as a private in the 2nd Battalion, The Lancashire Fusiliers, was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 2 May 1915 near Ypres, Belgium. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 29 … Continue reading

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William Henry Johnston VC

William Henry Johnston (21/12/1879 – 08/06/1915) was awarded the Victoria Cross for an act of bravery that he performed on 14 September 1914 during the “Race to the Sea” at Missy, France.   The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette … Continue reading

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Thomas Riversdale Colyer-Fergusson VC

Thomas Riversdale Colyer-Fergusson (18/02/1896 – 31/07/1917) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 31 July 1917 at Bellewaarde, Belgium. The Citation, recorded by the London Gazette of 4 September 1917, Supplement: 30272 Page: 9260, reads: “2nd Lt. (actg. … Continue reading

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