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  • William Barnard Rhodes-Moorhouse, 2nd Lt VC, DSO (1887 - 1915)
    Rhodes-Moorhouse was born at Rokeby, North Yorkshire. His mother Mary Ann Rhodes (born c1850) was the daughter of William Barnard Rhodes and Otahi, a member of the Taranaki (Tuturu), Ngati Tama, Ngati ...
  • Geoffrey Harold Woolley, VC, OBE, MC (1892 - 1968)
    World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. He was the first Territorial Army officer to be awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can ...
  • Lt.-Col. Richard Annesley West, VC, DSO & Bar, MC (1878 - 1918)
    Rank: Lieutenant Colonel Date of Death: 02/09/1918 Age: 40 Regiment/Service: North Irish Horse Cdg. 6th Bn. Tank Corps Awards: V C, D S O and Bar, M C, Twice Mentioned in Despatches Grave Refer...
  • Sir John Peniston Milbanke, 10th Baronet (1872 - 1915)
    Rank: Lieutenant Colonel Date of Death: 21/08/1915 Age: 42 Regiment/Service: Nottinghamshire Yeomanry (Sherwood Rangers) Awards: V C Panel Reference: Panel 16. Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL Add...

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories.

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