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William Charles Williams VC

William Charles Williams (15/09/1880 – 25/04/1915) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the landings at Gallipoli in 1915. The Citation reads: “On 25 April 1915 during the landing on V Beach, Cape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey, Williams, with … Continue reading

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Gerard Broadmead Roope VC

Gerard Broadmead Roope (13/03/1905 – 08/04/1940) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions while commanding  HMS Glowworm in 1940, in the Norwegian Sea. The recommendation for the award and supporting evidence was provided by the enemy.  The Citation, recorded in … Continue reading

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Alfred Edward Sephton VC

Alfred Edward Sephton (19/04/1911 – 19/05/1941), was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Second World War On 18 May 1941 in the Mediterranean, south of Crete, while serving with HMS Coventry when she went to the assistance of a … Continue reading

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Frederick Thornton Peters VC, DSO, DSC*

Frederick Thornton Peters (17/09/1889 – 13/11/1942) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during Operation Reservist,  an attempt to capture Oran Harbour, Algeria during the Second World War.  The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 14 May 1943 Supplement: 36019 … Continue reading

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Geoffrey Saxton White VC

Geoffrey Saxton White (02/07/1886 – 28/01/1918) was awarded the Victoria Cross while in command of H.M. Submarine “E 14” on the 28th of January, 1918. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 23 May 1919 Supplement: 31354 Page: 6445 reads: “For … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

While on a quick trip to Portsmouth I found the Naval Memorial at Southsea quite by accident but did not have a lot of time to really photograph it better than I could in the short time I had. It … Continue reading

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