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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Adrian Carton de Wiart 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 ...more

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Albert Ball is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Albert Ball 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 ...more

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Albert Borella is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Albert Borella 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 ...more

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Albert Chowne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
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.

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Albert Jacka is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Albert Jacka 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 ...more

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Alby Lowerson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
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 ...more

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Alexander Buckley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
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 ...more

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Alexander Burton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Alexander Burton Alexander Stewart Burton VC was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross.

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Alexander Cobbe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
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 ...more

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Alfred Gaby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
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 ...more

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Andrew Beauchamp-Proctor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Andrew Beauchamp-Proctor 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 ...more

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Arthur Blackburn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Arthur Blackburn 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 ...more

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Arthur Borton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
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 ...more

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Arthur Hall is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Arthur Hall 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 ...more

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Augustus Agar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Augustus Agar 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 ...more

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Bernard Gordon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Bernard Gordon 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 ...more

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Bill Kibby is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
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 ...more

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Billy Bishop is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Billy Bishop 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 ...more

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Bruce Kingsbury is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
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 ...more

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Charles Anderson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
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. ...more

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Christopher Bushell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Christopher Bushell Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Bushell VC 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 ...more

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Clarence Jeffries is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Clarence Jeffries Clarence Smith Jeffries VC 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 ...more

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Claud Castleton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Claud Castleton Claud Charles Castleton 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 ...more

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Clifford Coffin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Clifford Coffin Major General Clifford Coffin VC, CB, DSO & Bar was an officer in the British Army and was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face ...more

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Daniel Burges is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Daniel Burges Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Burges VC, 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 ...more

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Daniel Marcus William Beak is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Daniel Marcus William Beak Major-General Daniel Marcus William Beak, VC, DSO, MC & Bar was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that ...more

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Edward Bamford is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Edward Bamford Major Edward Bamford VC, 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 ...more

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Edward Kenna is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Edward Kenna Edward "Ted" Kenna VC was the last living Australian Second World War recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest decoration for gallantry "in the face of the enemy" that ...more

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Frederick Bell is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Frederick Bell Frederick William Bell 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 ...more

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Frederick Birks is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Frederick Birks Frederick Birks, VC, MM was a Welsh-born Australian First World War soldier and recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest decoration for gallantry "in the face of the enemy" that ...more

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Frederick Russell Burnham is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Frederick Russell Burnham Frederick Russell Burnham DSO was an American scout and world traveling adventurer. He is known for his service to the British South Africa Company, then the British Army in colonial Africa, and ...more

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George Cartwright is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
George Cartwright George Cartwright VC, ED 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 ...more

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George Ingram is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
George Ingram George Morby Ingram VC, MM 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 ...more

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Gordon Campbell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Gordon Campbell Vice Admiral Gordon Campbell VC, DSO & Two Bars was an English naval officer, later a writer and politician, who was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the ...more

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Guy Wylly is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Guy Wylly Guy George Egerton Wylly VC, CB, DSO 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 ...more

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Henry Dalziel is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Henry Dalziel Henry Dalziel 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 ...more

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Hughie Edwards is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Hughie Edwards Air Commodore Sir Hughie Idwal Edwards VC, KCMG, CB, DSO, OBE, DFC was a senior officer in the Royal Air Force, Governor of Western Australia, and an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, ...more

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Jack French is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Jack French John Alexander "Jack" French 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 ...more

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James Carne is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
James Carne Colonel James Power Carne VC, 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 ...more

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James Rogers is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
James Rogers James Rogers VC 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. Rogers ...more

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Jock Campbell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Jock Campbell Major-General John Charles "Jock" Campbell VC, DSO & Bar, MC was a Scottish officer in the British Army, recipient of the Victoria Cross.

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John Bisdee is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
John Bisdee John Hutton Bisdee VC, OBE 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 ...more

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John Carroll is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
John Carroll John Carroll VC was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross.

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John Dwyer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
John Dwyer John James Dwyer VC 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. Elected to ...more

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John Edmondson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
John Edmondson John Hurst Edmondson 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 ...more

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John Fitzhardinge Paul Butler is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
John Fitzhardinge Paul Butler John Fitzhardinge Paul Butler VC, DSO was a British Army officer during the First World War and an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the ...more

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John Leak is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
John Leak John Leak 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

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John Paton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
John Paton John Paton VC was a Scottish 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

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John Vaughan Campbell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
John Vaughan Campbell Brigadier-General John Vaughan Campbell VC CMG DSO was an English-born Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy ...more

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Jørgen Jensen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Jørgen Jensen Jørgen Christian Jensen VC was a Danish-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 ...more