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Victoria Cross Winners List

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List of Victoria Cross winners from every year the award has been given out. All Victoria Cross winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Victoria Cross award are listed along with photos for every Victoria Cross winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Victoria Cross award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Victoria Cross are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Victoria Cross winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Victoria Cross winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Victoria Cross winners of all time. Anybody who won the Victoria Cross usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Victoria Cross-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Victoria Cross, so most of the famous Victoria Cross winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Victoria Cross?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You can use this factual list to create a new one, just like this one, to start your own. This list has a variety of items in it, from John Charles Campbell to Henry Dalziel. (84 items)


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    Adrian Carton de Wiart
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    Lieutenant General Sir Adrian Paul Ghislain Carton de Wiart VC, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO was a British Army officer. He served in the Boer War, First World War, and Second World War; was shot in the face, head, stomach, ankle, leg, hip, and ear; survived two plane crashes; tunnelled out of a prisoner-of-war ...more

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    Albert Ball
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    Albert Ball, VC, DSO & Two Bars, MC was an English fighter pilot during the First World War. At the time of his death he was the United Kingdom's leading flying ace, with 44 victories, and remained its fourth-highest scorer behind Edward Mannock, James McCudden, and George McElroy. Raised in Nottingham, ...more

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    Albert Borella

    Albert Borella
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    Albert Chalmers Borella VC, MM was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Born in Victoria, Borella was one of 64 Australians to receive the Victoria Cross for ...more

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    Albert Chowne

    Albert Chowne VC, MM was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to Commonwealth forces.more

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    Albert Jacka
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    Albert Jacka, VC, MC & Bar was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest decoration for gallantry "in the face of the enemy" that can be awarded to members of the British and Commonwealth armed forces. Jacka was the first Australian to be decorated with the VC during the First World ...more

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    Alby Lowerson

    Albert David Lowerson VC was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.more

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    Alexander Buckley

    Alexander Henry Buckley VC was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.more

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    Alexander Stewart Burton VC was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross.more

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    Alexander Cobbe

    General Sir Alexander Stanhope Cobbe VC GCB KCSI DSO was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.more

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    Alfred Gaby

    Alfred Edward Gaby VC was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Born in Tasmania, Gaby worked as a farmer and then a labourer before enlisting in the Australian ...more

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    Captain Andrew Frederick Weatherby Beauchamp-Proctor, VC, DSO, MC and bar, DFC was a South African recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. He was South Africa's leading ace for ...more

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    Brigadier Arthur Seaforth Blackburn VC, CMG, CBE, ED was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.more

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    Arthur Borton

    Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Drummond Borton VC CMG DSO was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Borton was born at Cheveney, Kent to British officer Arthur Close ...more

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    Arthur Hall

    Arthur Hall
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    Arthur Charles Hall VC was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. His Victoria Cross was won for his actions in September 1918 on the Western Front during the ...more

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    Augustus Agar
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    Commodore Augustus Willington Shelton Agar, VC, DSO, RN was a Royal Navy officer in both the First and the Second World War and a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. In his naval biography, ...more

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    Bernard Gordon

    Bernard Gordon
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    Bernard Sidney Gordon VC, MM was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross during the First World War, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.more

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    Bill Kibby

    William Henry Kibby VC was a British-born Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to Commonwealth forces.more

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    Billy Bishop
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    Air Marshal William Avery "Billy" Bishop, VC, CB, DSO & Bar, MC, DFC, ED, LL.D. was a Canadian First World War flying ace, officially credited with 72 victories, making him the top Canadian ace of the war. During the Second World War, Bishop was instrumental in setting up and promoting the British ...more

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    Bruce Kingsbury

    Bruce Steel Kingsbury, VC was an Australian soldier of the Second World War. Serving initially in the Middle East, he gained renown for his actions during the Battle of Isurava, one of many battles forming the Kokoda Track campaign in New Guinea. His bravery during the battle was recognised with the ...more

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    Charles Anderson

    Charles Anderson was by birth an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Anderson was about 32 years old, and a private in the 2nd Queen's Dragoon Guards during the Indian Mutiny when the ...more

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