Queens Own Highlanders

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Victoria Cross
Victoria Cross
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The Victoria Cross

The highest award this nation gives for gallantry to members of the armed services of Great Britain and the British Commonwealth. First instituted by Royal Warrant on 29th January 1856. The medals are made from the bronze of captured Russian cannon from the battle at Sevastopol


Victoria Cross Winners

Lt. Andrew Bogle                         78th Highlanders     29th July 1857 Indian Mutiny

Lt. Joseph P. Crowe                   78th Highlanders     12th Aug. 1857    Indian Mutiny

Lt. H. T. Macpherson                 78th Highlanders    25th Sept. 1857 Indian Mutiny

Surgeon Joseph Jee                     78th Highlanders      25th Sept. 1857 Indian Mutiny

A/Surgeon V.M. McMaster         78th Highlanders    25th Sept. 1857  Indian Mutiny

C/Sgt.S. McPherson                     78th Highlanders    26th Sept. 1857 Indian Mutiny

Pte. Henry Ward                           78th Highlanders   25/26 Sept 1857 Indian Mutiny

Pte. James Hollowell                     78th Highlanders    26th Sept. 1857 Indian Mutiny

Lt. Aylmer S. Cameron                 72nd Highlanders  30th Mar.  1858  Indian Mutiny

L/Cpl. George Sellar                     72nd Highlanders        14th Dec. 1879   Afghanistan

Sgt.John Mackenzie DCM             Seaforth                             06th June 1900   Ashanti

Sgt. Donald D. Farmer                   1st Camerons              13th Dec.  1900  South Africa

Pte. Ross Tollerton                      1st Camerons                 14th Sept. 1914  Aisne WW1

Lt.Col. A.F.Douglas-Hamilton     6th Camerons          25/26th Sept. 1915   Loos WW1

Cpl. James D. Pollock                     5th Camerons                27th Sept. 1915   Loos WW1

Cpl. Sidney Ware                             1st Seaforth    06th Apr. 1916   Mesopotamia WW1

Dmr. Walter Ritchie                       2nd Seaforth              01st July   1916    Somme WW!

L/Sgt. Thomas Steele                   1st Seaforth       22nd Feb. 1917  Mesopotamia WW1

Lt. Donald Mackintosh                 2nd Seaforth                   11th Apr.  1917  Arras WW1

Sgt. Alexander Edwards                 6th Seaforth                31 Jul-1 Aug 1917 Ypres WW1

L/Cpl. Robert McBeath                 5th Seaforth               20th Nov. 1917  Cambrai WW1

Sgt. John M. Meikle MM               4th Seaforth               20th July 1918 Marfaux WW1

     Liverpool Scottish

  Capt. Noel G. Chavasse MC           1st Liverpool Scottish  09th Aug.  1916 Somme WW1

Capt. Noel G. Chavasse VC MC     1st Liverpool Scottish 31Jul-2 Aug. 1917 Ypres WW1

     Seaforth of Canada

Pte Ernest A. Smith             Seaforth of Canada       02nd Oct. 1944         Italy WW2