Other VCs

Other VCs

This Community provides details of the recipients of VCs awarded, prior to, or after the Great War but that have a 'Life Story' within the 'Lives of The First World War' project. An image of the VC medal is assigned to a recipient's Life Story where an actual photograph is unknown, please replace if you are able.


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  • Profile picture for William Babtie

    Born 1859

    Died 1920

    British Army Surgeon General Staff Royal Army Medical Corps

    British Army Lieutenant General Sir Army Nursing Service

  • Profile picture for Charles Groves Wright Anderson

    Born 1897

    Died 1988

    British Army Gunner East Africa Unattached and Miscellaneous List

    British Army Captain King's African Rifles

  • Profile picture for Samuel Vickery

    Born 1873

    Died 1952

    British Army 11601 Serjeant Dorsetshire Regiment

    British Army 569966 Serjeant Labour Corps

  • Profile picture for Edmund John Phipps-Hornby

    Born 1857

    Died 1947

    British Army Brigadier General Royal Artillery

    British Army Colonel Royal Artillery Southern Command

    British Army Temporary Brigadier General Royal Artillery Southern Command

  • Profile picture for Richard Ernest William Turner

    Born 1871

    Died 1961

  • Profile picture for Wallace Duffield Wright

    Born 1875

    Died 1953

    British Army Major The Queen's Regiment attached Nigeria Regiment

    British Army Brigadier General The Queen's Regiment attached Nigeria Regiment

  • Profile picture for Alexander Young

    Born 1873

    Died 1916

    British Army Second Lieutenant South African Scottish Unit

    Other Empire Force Lieutenant South African Cape Police, Boer War Won the V.C. at Ruiters Kraal

    South African Services Lieutenant 4th South African Infantry (Scottish Regiment) Wounded at Delville Wood

  • Profile picture for Guy George Egerton Wylly

    Born 1880

    Died 1962

    British Army Captain Cavalry Brigade

    Indian Army Major Queen Victoria's Own Corps of Guides (Frontier Force) (Lumsden's)

  • Profile picture for Richard Ernest William Turner

    Born 1871

    Died 1961

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Major General Canadian Local Forces

  • Profile picture for Francis Aylmer Maxwell

    Born 1871

    Died 1917

    Indian Army Lieutenant Indian Staff Corps, attached Roberts Light Horse Korn Spruit, Sannas Post, South Africa

    British Army Brigadier General 18th Lancers, Indian Army, Commanding 27th Infantry Brigade, 9th (Scottish) Division Ypres

  • Profile picture for John Edmond Gough

    Born 1872

    Died 1915

    British Army Brigadier General General Staff Chief of Staff 1st Army

  • Profile picture for John Duncan Grant

    Born 1877

    Died 1967

    British Army Brigade Major 35th Infantry Brigade

    Indian Army Lieutenant 8th Gurkha Rifles Won the V.C. at the storming of the Gyantse Jong, Tibet

    Indian Army Major Acting Lieutenant Colonel 3/11th Gurkha Rifles

  • Profile picture for Walter Norris Congreve

    Born 1862

    Died 1927

    British Army Brigadier General 18th Infantry Brigade 6th Division XIII Army Corps

    British Army General GOC VII Corps

  • Profile picture for Herbert Augustine Carter

    Born 1874

    Died 1916

    Indian Army Major 101st Indian Grenadiers, attached 40th Pathans

  • Profile picture for Charles John Melliss

    Born 1862

    Died 1936

    British Army Major General Divisional and Brigade Headquarters Staff

  • Profile picture for Claude Congreve Dobson

    Born 1885

    Died 1940

    Royal Navy Lieutenant

    Royal Navy Commander

    Royal Navy Rear-Admiral

  • Profile picture for James Edward Ignatius Masterson

    Born 1862

    Died 1935

    British Army Brevet Major Devonshire Regiment 2nd Battalion

    British Army Captain Devonshire Regiment 1st Battalion

    British Army Major King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)

  • Profile picture for Edmond William Costello

    Born 1873

    Died 1949

    Indian Army Lieutenant 22nd Punjab Infantry, attached 24th Punjab Infantry Won the V.C. at Malakand on the North West Frontier of India

    Indian Army Major 22nd Punjabis and Staff

    Indian Army Major and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel / Temporary Brigadier General 22nd Punjabis, Commanding 12th Indian Infantry Brigade Mesopotamia

  • Profile picture for George Albert Ravenhill

    Born 1872

    Died 1921

    British Army 28287 Private Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry

    British Army Private Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Battalion

    British Army 17136 Private Hampshire Regiment

  • Profile picture for Alexis Charles Doxat

    Born 1867

    Died 1942

    British Army Captain King's Royal Rifle Corps

    British Army Captain Honorary Major King's Royal Rifle Corps