The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the United Kingdom honours system. It is awarded for gallantry "in the face of the enemy" to members of the.
Lance Corporal Joshua Leakey receives the Victoria Cross from the Queen at Buckingham Palace. L/Cpl Leakey became the first living British recipient of the.
How the Victoria Cross was instigated, location of VC graves, location of VC medals, and more. 1870 in Sweden to wear the blue ribbon.