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New Zealand VICTORIA CROSS recipients

Journal by ngairedith

the following is a list of men who received the VICTORIA CROSS

the names were taken from the site: The PRO PATRIA PROJECT - all names lead to bios


The New Zealand Land Wars 1845-1872

HEAPHY Charles, Major, Auckland Rifle Volunteers, New Zealand Militia



South Africa 1899-1902

HARDHAM William James, Farrier Sergeant Major



First World War

ANDREW Leslie Wilton, 2nd Lieutenant, Wellington Regiment

BASSETT Cyril Royston Guyton, Lieutenant, NZ Divisional Signals

BROWN Donald Forrester, Sergeant, Otago Regiment

CRICHTON James, Private, Auckland Regiment

FORSYTH Samuel, Sergeant, NZ Engineers

FREYBERG Bernard Cyril

FRICKLETON Samuel, 2nd Lieutenant, NZ Rifle Brigade

GRANT John Gilroy, 2nd Lieutenant, Wellington Regiment

JUDSON Reginald Stanley, 2nd Lieutenant, Auckland Regiment

LAURENT Henry John, 2nd Lieutenant, NZ Rifle Brigade

NICHOLAS Henry James, Private, Canterbury Regiment

RHODES-MOORHOUSE William Barnard, Royal Flying Corps

SANDERS William Edward, Commander of HMS Prize - 1917

TRAVIS Richard Charles, Sergeant, Otago Regiment



Second World War

ELLIOTT Keith, Sergeant, 22 NZ Battalion

HINTON John "Jack" Daniel, Sergeant, 20 Battalion

HULME Alfred Clive, Sergeant, 23rd Battalion, 2nd New Zealand Division

NGARIMU Moananui-a-Kiwi, Second Lieutenant, 28 NZ (Maori) Battalion

TRENT Leonard Henry, Squadron Leader, 487 (R.N.Z.A.F.) Squadron

TRIGG Lloyd Allan, Flying Officer, RNZAF, attached 200 Squadron, RAF

UPHAM Charles Hazlitt, Second Lieutenant, 20 NZ Battalion

WARD James Allen, Sergeant Pilot, R.N.Z.A.F (attached to the R.A.F)



Since 1945

APIATA Bill Henry, Lance Corporal, NZ Special Air Service



Awards to members of the British forces in New Zealand 1860-1866

DOWN John Thornton, Ensign, 57th Regiment, Poutoko, 2 October 1863

LUCAS John, Colour Sergeant, 40th Regiment, Te Arei, 18 March 1861

McNEILL John Carstairs, Lieutenant-Colonel, 107th Regiment, Ohaupo, 30 March 1864

McKENNA Edward, Colour Sergeant, 65th Regiment, near Cameron Town, Waikato Heads, 7 September 1863

MANLEY William George Nicholas, Assistant Surgeon, Royal Artillery, Tauranga, 29 April 1864

MITCHELL Samuel, Captain of the Foretop, Royal Navy, Tauranga, 29 April 1864

MURRAY John, Sergeant, 68th Regiment, Tauranga, 21 June 1864

ODGERS William, Leading Seaman, Royal Navy, Waireke, 28 March 1860

PICKARD Arthur Frederick, Lieutenant, Royal Artillery, Rangiriri, 20 November 1863

RYAN John, Lance-Corporal, 65th Regiment, near Cameron Town, Waikato Heads, 7 September 1863

SHAW Hugh, Captain, 18th Regiment, Nukumaru, 24 January 1865

SMITH Frederick Augustus, Captain, 43rd Regiment, Tauranga, 21 June 1864

STAGPOOLE Dudley, Drummer, 57th Regiment, Poutoko, 2 October 1863

TEMPLE William, Assistant Surgeon, Royal Artillery, Rangiriri, 20 November 1863



Awards to persons, born in New Zealand while serving with another force

COOKE Thomas, Private, 8th Battalion, AIF, France, 24-25 July 1916

D'ARCY Henry Cecil Dudgeon, Captain, Frontier Light Horse, South African Forces, Zululand, 3 July 1879

SHOUT Alfred John, Captain, 1st Battalion, AIF, Gallipoli, 9 August 1915

STORKEY Percey Valentine, Lieutenant, 19th Battalion, AIF, France, 7 April 1918

WEATHERS Lawrence Carthage, Lance-Corporal (Temporary Corporal), 43rd Bn, AIF, France, 2 September 1918



Other VC Winners buried in New Zealand

BURSLEM Nathaniel Godolphin, Captain, 67th Regiment (Hampshire Regiment)

BOYES Duncan Gordon, Midshipman, Royal Navy

DANIEL Edward St. John, Midshipman, Royal Navy

DIAMOND Bernard, Sergeant, Bengal Horse Artillery

DOWELL, George Dare, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel, Royal Marine Artillery

MARTINEAU, Horace Robert, Sergeant, Protectorate Regiment, South African Forces

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