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

Yesterday, 19th July, at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, Bill's home, we joined Bill's family, former regiment, the KOSB, and others in bidding farewell to our dear friend Bill.
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Twenty two recipients of the Victoria Cross and the George Cross gathered in London
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It is with great sadness that we pass on the news of the death of William “Bill” Speakman VC. He died peacefully yesterday (20th June) evening at the Royal Hospital Chelsea which he was proud to call his home. Members of his family were at his bedside.
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A theft has taken place of the George Cross of Albert Edward HEMING GC
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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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