The Association

The Victoria Cross and George Cross Association represents all living holders of the Victoria Cross and George Cross.

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The Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces.

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The George Cross

The George Cross (GC) is the highest civil decoration and is awarded to those who have displayed the greatest heroism or the most conspicuous courage whilst in extreme danger.

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Latest News & Events

The Association is very pleased to see that Dominic Troulan, an ex-solider who was working as a civilian in Kenya when terrorists attacked a shopping mall in 2013, is awarded the George Cross for saving living during the massacre.
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Chancellor announces £500,000 funding to the Association to support the work done on graves and memorials to VCs and GCs
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The 29th Biennial Reunion of the Association was attended by 21 members and four widows of VC and GC recipients. The images above give a flavour of the week and much thanks is due to their President, HRH The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall and the De L'Isle family who hosted a wonderful visit to their home, Penshurst Place.
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The VC and GC Association Biennial Reunion is due to take place in London between the 9th and 13 th of May. A number of key events will take place to mark the occasion, including a President's Tea Party at St James' Palace, an Official Reunion Dinner at the Union Jack Club and a Remembrance Service.
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About the VC and GC Association

The Victoria Cross and George Cross Association is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO), registered with the Charities Commission (Reg No 1162742). The registered objectives of the VC and GC Association include:

  1. To establish a central focus and headquarters in London for Victoria Cross holders from all over the world, and to provide a centre where holders could meet and communicate.
  2. To cement the brotherhood of holders of the Victoria Cross throughout the Commonwealth and thereby, through their own unity and strength, make some contribution towards the maintenance of world peace.
  3. To give such help and guidance to one another as might be possible from time to time.
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Since

1800

VCs

10

GCs

10

Since

1900

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