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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.

Sir John George Smyth, 1st Bt

Sir John George Smyth, 1st Bt

1893-1983
Brigadier, politician and recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 18 portraits
No individual image available for this person

William ('Bill') Speakman (later Speakman-Pitt)

1927-2018
Soldier; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alfred Maurice Toye

Alfred Maurice Toye

1897-1955
Brigadier; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Richard Ernest William Turner

Sir Richard Ernest William Turner

1871-1961
Lieutenant-General; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (Charles) Geoffrey Vickers

Sir (Charles) Geoffrey Vickers

1894-1982
Colonel, chairman of industries and recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 7 portraits
Robert James Loyd-Lindsay, Baron Wantage

Robert James Loyd-Lindsay, Baron Wantage

1832-1901
Soldier; recipient of the Victoria Cross, benefactor and politician
Sitter in 12 portraits
Geoffrey Harold Woolley

Geoffrey Harold Woolley

1892-1968
Major and Army Chaplain; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits