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William Goate VC

William Goate (12/01/1836 – 24/10/1901) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Siege of Lucknow during the Indian Mutiny. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 December 1858, Issue: 22212, Page: 5512, reads: “9th Lancers, Lance-Corporal W. … Continue reading

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Israel Harding VC.

Israel Harding (21/10/1833 – 22/05/1917) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Anglo Egyptian War. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 15 September 1882, Issue: 25147, Page: 4260, reads: “Mr. Israel Harding, Gunner, of Her Majesty’s Ship; … Continue reading

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William Nathan Wrighte Hewett VC, KCB, KCSI

William Nathan Wrighte Hewett  (12/08/1834 – 13/05/1888) 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: 652 reads: “Wm. Nathan Wright Hewett, Lieutenant. 1st. On the … Continue reading

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Hugh Stewart Cochrane VC

Hugh Stewart Cochrane (04/08/1829 – 23/04/1884) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the the Indian Mutiny in 1858 The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 December 1858 Issue: 22212, Page: 5518, reads: “86th Regiment (now the 16th … Continue reading

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Henry James Raby. VC. CB

Henry James Raby (26/09/1827 –  13/02/1907) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Crimean War in 1855. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 February 1857, Issue: 21971, Page: 653,  reads: “Henry James Raby, Commander John Taylor, … Continue reading

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William Temple VC

William Temple (07/11/1833 – 13/02/1919) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the New Zealand Wars in 1863 at Rangiriri The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 23 September 1864, Issue: 22896, Page: 4552 reads: “Royal Artillery.  Assistant-Surgeon William Temple and Lieutenant … Continue reading

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Hugh Shaw VC. CB

Hugh Shaw (04/02/1839 – 25/08/1904) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the New Zealand Land Wars in 1865. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 28 November 1865, Issue: 23044, Page: 6005, reads: “18th Regiment.  Captain Hugh Shaw Date … Continue reading

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John Robarts VC

John Robarts (1818 – 17/10/1888) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Crimean War while serving as a  gunner in the Royal Navy. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 February 1857, Issue: 21971, Page: 650, reads: … Continue reading

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