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Victoria Cross recipients


67 People in sitter grouping:

First awarded to veterans of the Crimean war by Queen Victoria in 1857, the Victoria Cross is the highest military honour awarded for most conspicuous bravery, or some daring or pre-eminent act of valour, self-sacrifice, or extreme devotion to duty in the presence of the enemy, and can be received by those in any of the UK armed forces, or civilians acting under the instruction of the military services.

Thomas Henry Kavanagh

Thomas Henry Kavanagh

1822-1882
Assistant Commissioner at Oudh; awarded civilian VC for his services during The Relief of Lucknow
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Sherwood Kelly

John Sherwood Kelly

1880-1931
Lieutenant-Colonel; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Leak

John Leak

1892-1972
Private and recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Rambahadur Limbu

1939-
Gurkha soldier; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
Frank Hubert McNamara

Frank Hubert McNamara

1894-1961
Air Vice-Marshal; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 5 portraits
Arthur Martin Leake

Arthur Martin Leake

1874-1953
Surgeon; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 3 portraits
Francis Aylmer Maxwell

Francis Aylmer Maxwell

1871-1917
Brigadier-General and Military Secretary to the viceroy of India; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits
Edgar Kinghorn Myles

Edgar Kinghorn Myles

1894-1977
Captain; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Philip Neame

Sir Philip Neame

1888-1978
Lieutenant-General; recipient of the Victoria Cross and sport shooter; Olympian
Sitter in 5 portraits
David Nelson

David Nelson

1886-1918
Major; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 4 portraits
Randolph Cosby Nesbitt

Randolph Cosby Nesbitt

1867-1956
Major; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alfred Oliver Pollard

Alfred Oliver Pollard

1893-1960
Spy novelist and recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Dighton MacNaghten Probyn

Sir Dighton MacNaghten Probyn

1833-1924
Army officer and courtier; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 5 portraits
Walter Potter Ritchie

Walter Potter Ritchie

1892-1965
Drum-Major and recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
Hon. Frederick Hugh Sherston Roberts

Hon. Frederick Hugh Sherston Roberts

1872-1899
Lieutenant; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Leefe Robinson

William Leefe Robinson

1895-1918
Pilot; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Charles Russell, 3rd Bt

Sir Charles Russell, 3rd Bt

1826-1883
Soldier; recipient of the Victoria Cross and Conservative politician; MP for Berkshire and Westminster
Sitter in 3 portraits
Robert Edward Ryder

Robert Edward Ryder

1895-1978
Army private; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Robert Edward Dudley Ryder

1908-1986
Naval Officer; recipient of the Victoria Cross; politician; Conservative MP
Sitter in 7 portraits
Euston Henry Sartorius

Euston Henry Sartorius

1844-1925
Major-General; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits