Victoria Cross

During the Regiment's long history, fourteen members of the Regiment have won the Victoria Cross and one the George Cross.

Crimea War - 4 VCs

Colonel The Hon HHM Percy (Inkerman)

 

Brevet Major Sir Charles Russell Bt (Inkerman)

 

Sergeant A. Ablett (Sevastopol)

 

Private A Palmer (Inkerman)

1914-1918 War - 7 VCs

Capt & Brevet Major (Acting Lieut Colonel) Viscount Gort. MVO.,DSO.,MC (Premy Ridge)

 

Lieutenant (Acting Capt) GHT Paton, MC (Gonnelieu)

 

Lieutenant (Acting Capt) TT Pryce, MC and Bar (La Couronne)

 

Lance Sergeant JH Rhodes, DCM (Crossing the Broembeek)

 

Lance Corporal WD Fuller (Neuve Chapelle)

 

Private E. Barber (Neuve Chapelle)

 

Private WE Holmes (Cattenieres)

1939-45 War - 2 VCs

Major The Hon WP Sidney (Anzio)

 

 

Lance Corporal H. Nicholls (River Escaut)

Northern Ireland - 1 GC

Captain R Nairac

Afghanistan - 1 VC

Lance Corporal J Ashworth

 

During the Regiment's long history, thirteen members of the Regiment have won the Victoria Cross and one the George Cross.

Crimea War - 4 VCs 

Colonel The Hon HHM Percy (Inkerman)

 

Brevet Major Sir Charles Russell Bt (Inkerman)

 

Sergeant A. Ablett (Sevastopol)

 

Private A Palmer (Inkerman)

1914-1918 War- 7 VCs 

Capt & Brevet Major (Acting Lieut Colonel) Viscount Gort. MVO.,DSO.,MC (Premy Ridge)

 

Lieutenant (Acting Capt) GHT Paton, MC (Gonnelieu)

 

Lieutenant (Acting Capt) TT Pryce, MC and Bar (La Couronne)

 

Lance Sergeant JH Rhodes, DCM (Crossing the Broembeek)

 

Lance Corporal WD Fuller (Neuve Chapelle)

 

Private E. Barber (Neuve Chapelle)

 

Private WE Holmes (Cattenieres)

1939-45 War - 2 VCs 

Major The Hon WP Sidney (Anzio)

 

Lance Corporal H. Nicholls (River Escaut)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Northern Ireland - 1 GC 

Captain R Nairac