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

On Friday, 24th September, UK based members of the Association gathered at the Union Jack Club to commemorate the 81st anniversary of the institution of the George Cross
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The members and trustees of the Association are very sad to relay the news of the death of Margaret Purves GC. Margaret passed away earlier this morning and our love and prayers go out to her son and daughters and their families.
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Two members climb with the wounded on the Isle of Skye
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Her Majesty the Queen approves the award of the GC to the NHSs of the UK
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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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Sources & Acknowledgements


Since

1800

VCs

10

GCs

10

Since

1900

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