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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.

Albert Ball

Albert Ball

1896-1917
Fighter pilot; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits
Noel Godfrey Chavasse

Noel Godfrey Chavasse

1884-1917
Army medical officer; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart

Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart

1880-1963
General; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 4 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Richard Wallace Annand

1914-2004
Captain; recipient of the first Army Victoria Cross of World War II; founder Member of British Assoc. of Hard of Hearing
Sitter in 7 portraits
Eric Norman Frankland Bell

Eric Norman Frankland Bell

1895-1916
Captain and recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
(Eugene) Paul Bennett

(Eugene) Paul Bennett

1892-1970
Captain, Metropolitan Police magistrate, barrister and recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 7 portraits
William Avery ('Billy') Bishop

William Avery ('Billy') Bishop

1894-1956
Air Marshal and recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
George Arthur Boyd-Rochfort

George Arthur Boyd-Rochfort

1880-1940
Horse trainer and Captain; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 7 portraits
Edward Courtney Boyle

Edward Courtney Boyle

1883-1967
Rear-Admiral and recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 7 portraits
Daniel ('Dan') Burges

Daniel ('Dan') Burges

1873-1946
Lieutenant-Colonel; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Fitshardinge (Fitzhardinge) Paul Butler

John Fitshardinge (Fitzhardinge) Paul Butler

1888-1916
Soldier and recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Vaughan Campbell

John Vaughan Campbell

1876-1944
Brigadier-General and recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits
Alfred Francis Blakeney Carpenter

Alfred Francis Blakeney Carpenter

1881-1955
Vice-Admiral; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 12 portraits
Sir Brett Mackay Cloutman

Sir Brett Mackay Cloutman

1891-1971
Lieutenant-Colonel; recipient of the Victoria Cross; Lawyer
Sitter in 9 portraits
Clifford Coffin

Clifford Coffin

1870-1959
Major-General; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 6 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
John Travers Cornwell

John Travers Cornwell

1900-1916
Sailor; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
John James Crowe

John James Crowe

circa 1875-1965
Lieutenant; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Victor Alexander Charles Crutchley

Sir Victor Alexander Charles Crutchley

1893-1986
Naval officer; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 4 portraits
Harry Daniels

Harry Daniels

1884-1953
Lieutenant-Colonel and theatre manager; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

William Henry Dick-Cunyngham

1851-1900
Lieutenant-Colonel and recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Henry Stephen Dimmer

John Henry Stephen Dimmer

1884-1918
Lieutenant; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Martin Eric Dunbar-Nasmith (né Dunbar)

Sir Martin Eric Dunbar-Nasmith (né Dunbar)

1883-1965
Admiral and recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 7 portraits
James Forbes-Robertson

James Forbes-Robertson

1884-1955
Colonel; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 3 portraits
Bernard Cyril Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg

Bernard Cyril Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg

1889-1963
Lieutenant-General and Governor-General of New Zealand; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 31 portraits
Robert Gee

Robert Gee

1876-1960
Captain; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 4 portraits
John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort

John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort

1886-1946
Army officer; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 5 portraits
Robert Cuthbert Grieve

Robert Cuthbert Grieve

1889-1957
Captain; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
George William St George Grogan

George William St George Grogan

1875-1962
Brigadier-General; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
Percy Howard Hansen

Percy Howard Hansen

1890-1951
Brigadier; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Reginald Clare Hart

Sir Reginald Clare Hart

1848-1931
General; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 10 portraits
Frederick Maurice Watson Harvey

Frederick Maurice Watson Harvey

1888-1980
Irish Canadian rugby union player, Brigadier-General and recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Lanoe (Lance) George Hawker

Lanoe (Lance) George Hawker

1890-1916
RFC Major; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
Frederick William Hedges

Frederick William Hedges

1896-1954
Army officer; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits
James Palmer Huffam

James Palmer Huffam

1897-1968
Major; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 9 portraits
Norman Cyril Jackson

Norman Cyril Jackson

1919-1994
Flight Sergeant; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
Manley Angell James

Manley Angell James

1896-1975
Brigadier; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 13 portraits
No individual image available for this person

David Auldjo Jamieson

1920-2001
Major; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
Frederick Henry Johnson

Frederick Henry Johnson

1890-1917
Major and recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits
William Donovan Joynt

William Donovan Joynt

1889-1986
Australian-born soldier and company director; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
Reginald Stanley Judson

Reginald Stanley Judson

1881-1972
Major; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
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