Category Archives: Victoria Cross

OTD: The Victoria Cross is established

On the 29th of January 1856¬†Queen Victoria issued the royal warrant that established the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours system.¬† Prior to the 1850s, there was no official standardised system for recognition of … Continue reading

Posted in Anglo Boer War, Heritage, Hobbies and Interests, Military, Personal, Retrospective, South Africa, United Kingdom, Victoria Cross, War, World War 1, World War 2 | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on OTD: The Victoria Cross is established

Again? Snow Again?

It is the 27th of February and theoretically Spring is close. This is however only a theory because this week (26/02 – 05/03) is seeing temperatures plunging and snow all over the UK. Now make no mistake, I love snow, … Continue reading

Posted in Gloucestershire, Personal, Photo Essay, Tewkesbury, Victoria Cross | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Again? Snow Again?