Victoria Cross


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a British military decoration for gallantry

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His Victoria Cross is displayed at the South Wales Borderers Museum, Brecon.
He won the Victoria Cross for his brave actions near Moorsele, Belgium, in October 1918.
It's a huge honour to be able to celebrate their lives and status as Victoria Cross recipients together with their relatives.
He said unveiling this plaque to mark Pakistan's Victoria Cross heroes will ensure that there is a permanent memorial in Islamabad to remember all those who lost their lives in The Great War and all who have fallen in conflicts since.
He also claimed to have been awarded the Victoria Cross
battalion fought throughout the war at Ypres, the Somme and Passchendaele, and was awarded 145 decorations for gallantry, including one Victoria Cross, for Sergeant Alfred Knight, from Birmingham.
A total of 28 will be unveiled next year to commemorate those awarded the Victoria Cross for valour "in the face of the enemy" in 1914.
The Victoria Cross, the country's highest award for gallantry, has been awarded just 10 times to UK soldiers since the Second World War.
The Victoria Cross, the country's highest award for gallantry, has been awarded just ten times to UK soldiers since the Second World War.
BRASCH, Nicolas For Valour, Australia's Victoria Cross Heroes Black Dog (Our Stories), 2013 32pp A$17.
THE Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration given for bravery and gallantry in the face of the enemy.
Knox for his actions in the Crimean War, which includes the first Victoria Cross to be issued to a member of the British Army.
A VICTORIA Cross won by a forgotten hero has gone on display at the Imperial War Museum.
1944: Guy Gibson, British pilot and Victoria Cross winner for his ''Dambusters'''' action against the Mohne and Eder dams, was killed when his aircraft crashed in Holland on its way back to base.
On 16 January 2009, Trooper Mark Donaldson became the first Australian to be awarded the Victoria Cross for Australia, the country's pre-eminent award for acts of valour in wartime.
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