The Story of the Victoria Cross

Mon, Jul 5th 2021 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fortnightly Online Meeting

Our speaker this week is Jeremy Prescott who will talk about the involvement of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in the introduction of this the highest award for gallantry, criteria for its award, other tiers of gallantry medals, the role of Hancocks jeweller in the making of the medal, stories behind awards to some of the recipients from WW1 to the war in Afghanistan, and Lord Ashcroft’s collection of VCs in the Imperial War Museum

Vote of Thanks - Ian Dickson

If you would like to join us at our Online Meeting then please contact our Secretary Andy Slater (Tel: 01294 275563) who will be able to provide the joining instructions.

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