History Part 3

 

History Part 3

 

 

Since the Victoria Cross was instituted by the Royal Warrant on the command of Queen Victoria on the 29th January 1856, 13 members of the regiment have won the highest award.

Goodlake, Gerald Littlehales 1854 - Inkeman, Crimea

Swanlake, William 1854 - Inkeman, Crimea

Strong, George 1855 - Sebastepol, Crimea

Dobson, Fredderick William 1914 - Chevanne, France

Wyatt, George Harry 1914 - Landrecies, france

Brooks, Oliver 1915 - Loos, France

Campbell, John Vaughan 1916 - Ginchy, France

Whitham, Thomas 1917 - Pilkem, Belgium

Frisby, Cyril Hubert 1918 - Canal du Nord, France

Jackson, Thomas Norman 1918 - Canal du Nord, France

Wright, Peter Harold 1943 - Salerno, Italy

Liddle, Ian Oswald 1945 - Lingen, Germany