Non-First World War Victoria Cross holders

Non-First World War Victoria Cross holders

A number of those who fought in the Great War either already held the V.C., or won it in some action after the end of the War.

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  • 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 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

  • Born 1857

    Died 1932

    British Army 1313 Private 24th Foot 2nd Battalion

    British Army 15277 Serjeant South Wales Borderers Depot

  • Profile picture for Herbert Augustine Carter

    Born 1874

    Died 1916

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

  • 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 Edward James Gibson Holland

    Born 1878

    Died 1948

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Sergeant Royal Canadian Dragoons Won the V.C. at the Komati River Action, South Africa

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Major Borden Motor Machine Gun Battery France 15/09/1915 - 20/09/1916

  • Profile picture for Edgar Leslie Cecil Willis Walker Maygar

    Born 1868

    Died 1917

    Australian Imperial Force Lieutenant Colonel 8th Light Horse Regiment Commanded last party to leave Suvla in Gallipoli evacuation

    Australian Imperial Force Lieutenant 5th Mounted Rifles Contingent V.C. South Africa Geelhoutboom, Natal, rescue of a comrade under fire

    Australian Imperial Force Lieutenant Colonel 8th Light Horse Regiment D.S.O., Second Battle of Gaza

  • 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 Henry John Andrews

    Born 1871

    Died 1919

    Indian Army Temporary Lieutenant Indian Medical Service

    Indian Army Temporary Captain Indian Medical Service

  • Profile picture for Lewis Stratford Tollemache Halliday

    Born 1870

    Died 1966

    Royal Navy Captain RMLI HMS Orlando - RMLI detachment

    Royal Navy Second Lieutenant Royal Marine Light Infantry: Plymouth Division

    Royal Navy Royal Marine Light Infantry

  • Born 1864

    Died 1931

    Indian Army Lieutenant Staff Corps Storming of Nilt Fort, Hunza Campaign

    Indian Army Lieutenant Colonel Commandant 1/5th Gurkha Rifles (Frontier Force) Wounded at Achi Baba, Krithia, Gallipoli

  • Profile picture for Henry Edward Manning Douglas

    Born 1875

    Died 1939

    British Army Medical Officer Major Royal Army Medical Corps

    British Army Lieutenant Colonel Royal Army Medical Corps

    British Army Colonel Royal Army Medical Corps

  • Profile picture for William Henry Snyder Nickerson

    Born 1875

    Died 1954

    British Army Lieutenant Colonel Assistant Director Medical Services

    British Army Lieutenant Royal Army Medical Corps, attached Mounted Infantry Won the V.C. at Wakkerstroom, South Africa, 20/04/1900

    British Army Major Royal Army Medical Corps, 6th Cavalry Field Ambulance France

  • Profile picture for Charles James William Grant

    Born 1861

    Died 1932

    Indian Army Lieutenant Indian Staff Corps Won the V.C. during the Anglo-Manipur War

    British Army Brevet Colonel Draft Conducting Officers, 3rd Royal Scots

  • Profile picture for William David Kenny

    Born 1899

    Died 1920

    Indian Army Second Lieutenant Unattached List From Cadet College, Quetta

    Indian Army Second Lieutenant 39th Garhwal Rifles

    Indian Army Lieutenant 4/39th Royal Garhwal Rifles Waziristan

  • Profile picture for William Thomas Marshall

    Born 1854

    Died 1920

    British Army Quarter-Master Serjeant 19th Hussars

    British Army Quarter-Master 19th Hussars

    British Army Quarter-Master and Honorary Captain 19th Hussars

  • Profile picture for William Edward Heaton

    Born 1875

    Died 1941

    British Army 1335 Rifleman King's (Liverpool Regiment) 6th Battalion

    British Army 218423 Corporal Labour Corps

    British Army Lance Sergeant Labour Corps 421 Agricultural Company

  • Profile picture for Paul Aloysius Kenna

    Born 1862

    Died 1915

    British Army Brigadier-General Middlesex Regiment

    British Army Captain Lancers Won the Victoria Cross at Omdurman

    British Army Major 27th Lancers Awarded the Distinguished Service Order for South Africa