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  • John Thornton Down VC (1842 - 1866)
    British Victoria Cross War Medal Recipient. He served as a Ensign in The 57th Regiment, Middlesex Regiment. He was awarded his medal for service at Poutoko, New Zealand, on October 2, 1863. John ...
  • Dudley Stagpoole VC DCM (c.1838 - 1911)
    Dudley Stagpoole VC DCM (1838 – 1 August 1911), born in Killunan, County Galway he was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face ...
  • Brigadier Sir John George Smyth, 1st Baronet, VC, MC, PC (1893 - 1983)
    Brigadier Sir John George Smyth, 1st Baronet, VC, MC, PC (25 October 1893 – 26 April 1983), often known as Jackie Smyth, was a British Indian Army officer and a Conservative Member of Parliament...
  • William George Hawtry Bankes, VC (1836 - 1858)
    Wikipedia contributors. " William George Hawtry Bankes ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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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