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VC

abbreviation for VICE-CHANCELLOR.
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Cecil Knox is not the only Nuneaton resident to receive the prestigious Victoria Cross.
Unfortunately, Stanley was mortally wounded at the point of surrender, therefore Stanley's Victoria Cross was awarded posthumously.
Considerable research was done in collaboration with the Armed Forces, Discovery Museum, the Victoria Cross and George Cross Association and the families of the three men that have been honoured.
His Victoria Cross is displayed at the Museum of the Staffordshire Regiment in Whittington, Staffordshire.
In addition to his Victoria Cross, he was also awarded the 1914-18 Star, the War Medal, the Victory Medal and in 1937 the Coronation Medal.
Kevin Wheatley and Peter Badcoe received the Victoria Cross posthumously.
Jimmy is one of six heroes from North Lanarkshire who won the Victoria Cross.
Tom Dresser VC, who served with the Green Howards during the First World War, died in 1982 at the age of 90 and was the first Middlesbrough resident to receive the Victoria Cross, in May 1917.
The Victoria Cross was introduced on January 29, 1856 by Queen Victoria and is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of British Commonwealth countries.
As well as the Victoria Cross, Lt Col Marshall was awarded the Croix de Guerre and made a Chevalier of the Order of Leopold by the Belgian government.
The plaque honours the bravery of Sepoy Khudadad Khan the first South Asian and Muslim recipient of the Victoria Cross Jemadar Mir Dast and Naik Shahamad Khan, who were all awarded Britain's highest award for gallantry during the First World War.
Gary Stapleton, chairman of the Victoria Cross Trust, said: "We have been aware of this man's bogus claim to hold a VC for some time, but only decided to make a complaint to South Wales Police when we received a phone call claiming that he was raising money for charity.

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