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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Lieutenant General Sir Adrian Paul Ghislain Carton de Wiart (5 May 1880 – 5 June 1963) was a British Army officer born of Belgian and Irish parents. He was awarded the Victoria Cross, the ...more
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Albert Ball is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Albert Ball, (14 August 1896 – 7 May 1917) 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, ...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 (7 August 1881 – 7 February 1968) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded ...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 (19 July 1920 – 25 March 1945) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to ...more
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Albert Jacka is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Albert Jacka, (10 January 1893 – 17 January 1932) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest decoration for gallantry "in the face of the enemy" that can be awarded ...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 (2 August 1896 – 15 December 1945) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to ...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 (22 July 1891 – 1 September 1918) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to ...more
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Alexander Burton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Alexander Stewart Burton, VC (20 January 1893 – 9 August 1915) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to ...more
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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 (6 June 1870 – 29 June 1931) was a senior British Indian Army officer and a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of ...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 (25 January 1892 – 11 August 1918) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to ...more
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Andrew Beauchamp-Proctor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Andrew Frederick Weatherby (Anthony) Beauchamp-Proctor, (4 September 1894 – 21 June 1921) was a South African airman and a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the ...more
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Arthur Blackburn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Brigadier Arthur Seaforth Blackburn, (25 November 1892 – 24 November 1960) was a soldier, lawyer, politician, and Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross (VC), the highest award for gallantry ...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 (1 July 1883 – 5 January 1933) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest 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 (11 August 1896 – 25 February 1978) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to ...more
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Augustus Agar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Commodore Augustus Willington Shelton Agar (4 January 1890 – 30 December 1968) was a Royal Navy officer in both the First and the Second World Wars. He was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the ...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 (16 August 1891 – 19 October 1963) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross during the First World War, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the ...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 (15 April 1903 – 31 October 1942) was a British-born Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that could be ...more
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Billy Bishop is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
William Avery Bishop, (8 February 1894 – 11 September 1956) was a Canadian flying ace of the First World War. He was officially credited with 72 victories, making him the top Canadian and ...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 (8 January 1918 – 29 August 1942) was an Australian soldier of the Second World War. Serving initially in the Middle East, he later gained renown for his actions during ...more
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Charles Anderson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Charles Anderson
Charles Anderson VC (1827 – 19 April 1899) 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 ...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 (31 October 1888 – 8 August 1918) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face ...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 (26 October 1894 – 12 October 1917) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest decoration for gallantry "in the face of the enemy" that ...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 (12 April 1893 – 29 July 1916) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to ...more
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Clifford Coffin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Major General Clifford Coffin (10 February 1870 – 4 February 1959) was an officer in the British Army and was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for ...more
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Daniel Burges is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Victoria Cross Winners List
Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Burges, VC, DSO (1 July 1873 – 24 October 1946) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the ...more