THE VICTORIA CROSS
BRITAIN'S HIGHEST AWARD FOR GALLANTRY


E-mail me - Iain 'Scoop' Stewart - at: scoop@iainstewart.uk
Latest 'News' on the award, sales, loans and donations of Victoria Crosses
( last updated: 20 August 2022 )

A list of forthcoming and past sales of the Victoria Cross
( last updated: 20 August 2022 )
The Victoria Cross awarded to Mr Henry Kavanagh, Bengal Civil Service, an Indian Mutiny award,
is to be sold at auction by Noonan's of London.
The Victoria Cross medal group awarded to Drum Major Walter Ritchie VC, 2nd Bn,
Seaforth Highlanders, has been sold at auction by Spink of London.
The Official Duplicate Victoria Cross awarded to Mr George Chicken, Indian Naval Brigade,
has been sold at auction by Morton and Eden of London.
Location of Victoria Cross groups when held in the public domain, world-wide
Victoria Cross groups whose location is not known, world-wide
Location of Victoria Crosses ( only ) missing their Orders, decorations and campaign medals

A full list of Victoria Cross groups on display in the
Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum, London
Recent acquisitions by Lord Ashcroft's Victoria Cross Collection.
( last updated: 14 July 2020 )

Displaying the burial location of Victoria Cross holders - World-Wide
Announcing the latest 'News' on the burials of Victoria Cross holders
( last updated: 31 May 2022 )
Listing those Victoria Cross graves that are unmarked
Announcing those VC holders still living
Announcing the deaths of VC holders since 1998
( last updated: 20 June 2018 )


Listing Victoria Crosses that have been stolen, destroyed or lost.
Honourable East India Company and Indian Army Victoria Cross holders
An attempt has been made to apply for an 'official' replacement Victoria Cross
on behalf of the descendants of Private James Osborne.
Important celebrations held for recipients of the Victoria Cross:
Investitures, Royal Garden Parties, Reunion Dinners, Anniversaries
Recommended related books on the award of the Victoria Cross
The composition of the Victoria Cross
A description of how the Victoria Cross was instituted
A glossary of Orders, Decorations and Awards that can be found in VC groups
Dawlish and Teignmouth ( Devon ) born holders of the Victoria Cross
Images of Dawlish and the Railway
Included in this website on the Victoria Cross you will find an index of individual VC holder's names and a list ( by County & Country ) of the location of graves of VC holders in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and the rest of the world. Also displayed in this website is the location of all VCs when held by public bodies, world-wide. Accompanying this is a webpage announcing details of recent sales of Victoria Crosses.

Following up the above specialisation is a 'News' webpage announcing recent events, ceremonies, auctions and upcoming VC projects. As an added bonus there is displayed, lists of Victoria Cross attendees at various important gatherings of VC recipients, such as the 1929 VC Reunion Dinner hosted by The Prince of Wales.

Iain Stewart - 20 August 2022