Category Archives: Victoria Cross

Matthew Fontaine Maury Meiklejohn VC

Matthew Fontaine Maury Meiklejohn (27/11/1870 – 04/07/1913) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions the at Elandslaagte during the Anglo Boer War. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 20 July 1900, Issue: 27212, Page: 4509, reads: “The … Continue reading

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Liverpool Heroes Statue

The Liverpool Heroes Memorial may be found just outside Abercromby Park in Liverpool, Google Earth Co-ordinates: 53.403187°, -2.965817°. It commemorates Captain Noel Chavasse VC and Bar. MC. and 15 other Liverpool born Victoria Cross recipients. Designed by Liverpool sculptor, Tom … Continue reading

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