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William Hope VC

William Hope (12/04/1834 – 17/12/1909) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Crimean War  on 18 June 1855 at Sebastopol, The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 5 May 1857,  Issue: 21997,  Page: 1578, reads: “7th Regiment, Lieutenant William Hope, Date of Act of … Continue reading

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Alfred Kirke Ffrench VC

Alfred Kirke Ffrench (25/02/1835 – 28/12/1872) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 16 November 1857 at Lucknow, India during the Indian Rebellion. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 December 1858, Issue: 22212, Page: 5513, reads: “53rd Regiment, Lieutenant Alfred Kirke Ffrench. Date … Continue reading

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Sir Frederick Francis Maude VC, GCB

Frederick Francis Maude (20/12/1821 –  20/06/1897) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Crimean Campaign.  The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 February 1857, Issue: 21971, Page: 658, reads: “3rd Regiment, Bt. Lieut.-Colonel Frederick Francis Maude. For conspicuous and … Continue reading

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Richard Wadeson. VC.

Richard Wadeson (31/07/1826 – 24/01/1885) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Indian Mutiny. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 December 1858, Issue: 22212, Page: 5518 reads: “75th Regiment, Lieutenant Richard Wadeson, Date of Act of Bravery, 18th … Continue reading

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Sir Charles Craufurd Fraser VC.

Charles Craufurd Fraser (31/08/1829 – 07/06/1895) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Indian Mutiny. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 9 November 1860, Issue: 22445, Page: 4126, reads: “7th Hussars, (now of the Hussars), Major Charles Craufurd … Continue reading

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William Cafe VC.

William Martin Cafe (26/03/1826 – 06/08/1906) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Indian Mutiny. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 17 February 1860, Issue: 22357, Page: 557, reads:  “56th Bengal Native Infantry. Captain William Martin Cafe, Date … Continue reading

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Francis Wheatley VC. DCM.

Francis Wheatley (1821 – 21/05/1865) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Crimean War. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 February 1857, Issue: 21971, Page:662, reads: “1st Bat. Rifle Brigade, Private F. Wheatley, For throwing a live shell … Continue reading

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Samuel Parkes. VC

Samuel Parkes  (1815? – 15/11/1864) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions  during the Charge of the Light Brigade on 25 October 1854. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 February 1857, Issue: 21971, Page: 655,  reads: “4th Light … Continue reading

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Reginald Warneford VC.

Reginald Warneford was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the First World War The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 11 June 1915, Issue: 29189, Page: 5635, reads: “The KING has been graciously pleased to approve of the grant … Continue reading

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Thomas Hancock VC.

Thomas Hancock (07/1822-12/03/1871) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Indian Mutiny. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 15 January 1858, Issue: 22083, Page: 178, reads: “9th Lancers. Privates Thomas Hancock and John Purcell . The guns, I am … Continue reading

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