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Clockwise from top left: Victoria Cross recipients Harcus Strachan, Edmund De Wind, George McKean, Joseph Kaeble and Gordon Flowerdew. November 1917 saw the beginning of the turning point in the fortunes of World War I. The Russian Revolution earned Germany peace with the Bolsheviks, which freed up enough troops from the east...

Clockwise from top left: Victoria Cross recipients Harcus Strachan, Edmund De Wind, George McKean, Joseph Kaeble and Gordon Flowerdew. November 1917 saw the beginning of the turning point in the fortunes of World War I. The Russian Revolution earned Germany peace with the Bolsheviks, which freed up enough troops from the east...

Air Marshal William Avery "Billy" Bishop VC, CB, DSO & Bar, MC, DFC, ED (8 February 1894 – 11 September 1956) was a Canadian flying ace and Victoria Cross recipient of the First World War. He was officially credited with 72 victories, making him the top Canadian ace of the war. During the Second World War, Bishop was instrumental in setting up and promoting the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan.

Air Marshal William Avery "Billy" Bishop VC, CB, DSO & Bar, MC, DFC, ED (8 February 1894 – 11 September 1956) was a Canadian flying ace and Victoria Cross recipient of the First World War. He was officially credited with 72 victories, making him the top Canadian ace of the war. During the Second World War, Bishop was instrumental in setting up and promoting the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan.

Colonel 'H' Jones who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross after he died during a one-man charge in the Battle of Goose Green in 1982

Colonel 'H' Jones who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross after he died during a one-man charge in the Battle of Goose Green in 1982

Boer War Picture, Sergeant Arthur H.L. Richardson, Strathcona's Horse, winner of the Victoria Cross for bravery at Wolve Spruit, 5 July 1900...

Boer War Picture, Sergeant Arthur H.L. Richardson, Strathcona's Horse, winner of the Victoria Cross for bravery at Wolve Spruit, 5 July 1900...

Rifleman Bhanbhagta Gurung, 2nd KE VII's Own Gurkha Rifles (The Sirmoor Rifles), won the Victoria Cross in Burma on 5th March 1945. Whilst his company was attacking a Japanese position known as Snowden East he with total disregard for his own safety , single handedly took out 4 Japanese foxholes, stillunder fire from a light MG he took out the Japanese bunker that held the gun, killing two of the bunker's garrison with his kukri.

Rifleman Bhanbhagta Gurung, 2nd KE VII's Own Gurkha Rifles (The Sirmoor Rifles), won the Victoria Cross in Burma on 5th March 1945. Whilst his company was attacking a Japanese position known as Snowden East he with total disregard for his own safety , single handedly took out 4 Japanese foxholes, stillunder fire from a light MG he took out the Japanese bunker that held the gun, killing two of the bunker's garrison with his kukri.

Lanoe George Hawker VC, DSO (30 December 1890 – 23 November 1916) was a British flying ace, with seven credited victories, during the First World War. He was the first British flying ace, and the third pilot to receive 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 forces. He was killed in a dogfight with the famous German flying ace Manfred von Richthofen

Lanoe George Hawker VC, DSO (30 December 1890 – 23 November 1916) was a British flying ace, with seven credited victories, during the First World War. He was the first British flying ace, and the third pilot to receive 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 forces. He was killed in a dogfight with the famous German flying ace Manfred von Richthofen

Rambahadur Limbu VC British Empire: Armed Forces: Units: Indian Infantry: 10th Gurkha Rifles

Rambahadur Limbu VC British Empire: Armed Forces: Units: Indian Infantry: 10th Gurkha Rifles