Victoria Cross


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Victoria Cross

highest British military award for valor. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1129]
See: Bravery
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When the award of his Victoria Cross was announced in the London Gazette on February 12, 1918, the citation read: "For most conspicuous bravery.
This consensus is reflected in various online sources on the Victoria Cross and a number of printed publications.
lt;B The smashed gravestone of Victoria Cross winner Anthony Clarke Booth
RCT council's deputy leader Maureen Webber said: "As First World War commemorations continue all around the world, it was fitting that a Victoria Cross holder from our county borough was remembered in his hometown for his heroics on the battlefield.
LOCAL HEROES THE five other Victoria Cross recipients from North Lanarkshire are: David Lauder, from Airdrie.
His Victoria Cross is on display at The Guards Regimental Headquarters (Irish Guards RHQ) in South West London.
He said, "As we honour Pakistan's three recipients of the Victoria Cross, United Kingdom's highest award for gallantry and we should remember the sacrifices made a century ago that helped shape our present world.
He said: "The Victoria Cross is the most distinguished award given to servicemen who display exceptional bravery in the face of the enemy.
AN EXHIBITION remembering a 'forgotten' unit of mail workers, including a Brummie who won the Victoria Cross for his incredible bravery, is to tour the country.
VICTORIA Cross heroes will be celebrated on hitech paving stones around Britain to mark the First World War centenary, under plans launched by Tory minister Eric Pickles.
A MIDLAND soldier who died as he protected the lives of his comrades in Afghanistan is to be awarded the Victoria Cross.
Summary: A British soldier who died as he protected the lives of his comrades in Afghanistan is to be awarded the Victoria Cross.

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