Ladysmith’s 20 VC’s

£15.00

Description

The awards of the Victoria Cross for the defence and relief of Ladysmith 1899 – 1900, covering the engagements, their locations and memorials. Compiled by Charles Aikenhead.

Ladysmith’s 20 Victoria Crosses covers the key actions of the defence and relief of the Town in South Afican War 1899 – 1902, through the personal valour of the fighting men.

It includes ;

The first posthumous VC

The last VC to be removed for misconduct

Two of the only three father and son VC awards

Award of The Cross to a Unit

Award gained by public acclaim

First recipient to be killed in WW1

 

Additional information

Weight 0.280 g
Dimensions 30 × 21 × 1.5 cm

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