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Title:Victoria Cross winners associated with Central Africa: Part one
Author:Challiss, R.J.
Year:2005
Periodical:Heritage of Zimbabwe (ISSN 0556-9605)
Issue:24
Pages:39-59
Language:English
Notes:biblio. refs., ills.
Geographic terms:Botswana
Malawi
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Southern Africa
Central Africa
Subjects:military personnel
colonial wars
World War I
awards
biographies (form)
History, Archaeology
Victoria Cross
Military decorations
history
Abstract:This article consists of summaries of more detailed studies-in-progress of Victoria Cross winners, past and present, who have either resided in or in other ways been significantly associated with one or more of the Central African territories of Botswana, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Most, but not all, received their VC following military actions in Central African countries. The following VC winners are included: Frank William Baxter, William Lesley de la Poer Beresford, Frederick Charles Booth, Harold John Colley, Donald John Dean, William Frederick Faulds, Charles Fitzclarence, Edric Frederick Gifford, Robert Vaughan Gorle, Herbert Stephen Henderson, Horace Robert Martineau, Montague Shadworth Seymour Moore, Charles Herbert Mullins, Frederick Henry Bradley, Randolph Cosby Nesbitt, Edmund O'Toole, Horace Edward Ramsden, and John Sherwood-Kelly. Bibliogr. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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