National Museum of the Royal Navy

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Portsmouth
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The following Victoria Crosses are held by the Royal Naval Museum
Rank First Name Last Name Royal Naval Museum
Captain Harold AUTEN Royal Navy - ( HMS 'Stock Force' )
Admiral Sir Victor CRUTCHLEY ( loan ) Royal Navy - ( HMS 'Vindictive' )
Leading Seaman Jack Foreman MANTLE ( loan ) Royal Navy - ( HMS 'Foylebank' )
Admiral of the Fleet Sir Arthur WILSON Royal Navy ( Naval Brigade )


Location of other Royal Naval VCs
Rank First Name Last Name Location
Crimean War ( 1854-56 )
Captain Cecil William BUCKLEY HM The Queen's Collection
Captain Hugh Talbot BURGOYNE Not publicly held
Rear Admiral John BYTHESEA Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Admiral Sir John COMMERELL Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Boatswain Henry COOPER Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Boatswain's Mate Henry CURTIS Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Lieutenant Edward St John DANIEL Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Captain George Fiott DAY Sheesh Mahal Museum, Patiala, India
Captain of the
Afterguard
James GORMAN Not publicly held
Vice Admiral Sir William HEWETT National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Captain of the Mast George INGOUVILLE Jersey Maritime Museum
Seaman William JOHNSTONE Museum of Natural History, Los Angeles
Chief Boatswain Joseph KELLAWAY Not publicly held
Rear Admiral Charles Davis LUCAS National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Captain Sir William PEEL National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Rear Admiral Henry James RABY Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Captain Foretop Thomas REEVES Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Chief Officer William Thomas RICKARD Lord Ashcroft Galllery, Imperial War Museum
Gunner John ROBARTS Not publicly held
Petty Officer Mark SCHOLEFIELD Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Boatswain John SHEPPARD National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Ch Boatswain's Mate John SULLIVAN Not publicly held
Captain of the
Foretop
John TAYLOR Sheesh Mahal Museum, Patiala, India
Seaman Joseph TREWAVAS Penlee House Museum, Penzance
Indian Mutiny ( 1857-58 )
Petty Officer William HALL Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax
Boatswain Mate John HARRISON National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Midshipman Arthur MAYO Not publicly held
Able Seaman Edward ROBINSON National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Admiral Sir Nowell SALMON Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Captain Thomas James YOUNG National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Second China War ( 1857-60 )
Quartermaster George HINCKLEY Not publicly held
New Zealand ( 1860-66 )
Captain of the
Foretop
Samuel MITCHELL West Coast Museum, Hokitika, New Zealand
Quartermaster William ODGERS Sheesh Mahal Museum, Patiala, India
Japan ( 1864 )
Midshipman Duncan Gordon BOYES Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Captain of the
Afterguard
Thomas PRIDE National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Ordinary Seaman William Henry SEELEY Not publicly held
Egypt ( 1882-89 )
Chief Gunner Israel HARDING Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Crete ( 1898 )
Staff Surgeon William Job MAILLARD Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
China ( 1900 )
Commander Basil John GUY Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
First World War ( 1914-18 )
Major General Daniel Marcus BEAK Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Rear Admiral Hon Edward BINGHAM North Down Heritage Centre, Northern Ireland
Captain Charles George BONNER Not publicly held
Lt Commander Roland BOURKE National Archives of Canada, Ottawa
Lt Commander George Nicholson BRADFORD Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Vice Admiral Gordon CAMPBELL Dulwich College, South East London
Ordinary Seaman John Henry CARLESS Walsall Council, West Midlands
Vice Admiral Alfred Francis CARPENTER Imperial War Museum, Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Lt Commander Edgar Christopher COOKSON Not publicly held
Boy ( 1st Class ) John Travers CORNWELL Imperial War Museum, Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Lt Commander Charles Henry COWLEY Not publicly held
Skipper Thomas CRISP Waveney District Council, Lowestoft, Suffolk
Lt Commander Percy Thompson DEAN Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Lieutenant George Leslie DREWRY Imperial War Museum, Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Lt Commander Geoffrey Heneage DRUMMOND Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Lieutenant Humphrey Osbaldston FIRMAN York Castle Museum
Lt Commander Arthur Leyland HARRISON Britannia RN College, Dartmmouth
Commander Loftus William JONES Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Captain Wilfred St Aubyn MALLESON Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Seaman Alfed Edward MCKENZIE Imperial War Museum, Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Captain Frederick Daniel PARSLOW Not publicly held
Chief Petty Officer Ernest Herbert PITCHER Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Chief Petty Officer George PROWSE Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Captain Henry Peel RITCHIE Not publicly held
Rear Admiral Eric Gascoigne ROBINSON Not publicly held
Petty Officer George McKenzie SAMSON Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Lt Commander William Edward SANDERS Auckland Museum, Auckland
Captain Archibald Bissett SMITH P & O Heritage Collection, London
Captain Ronald Neil STUART National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Sub Lieutenant Arthur Walderne TISDALL Not publicly held
Captain Edward UNWIN Imperial War Museum, Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Chief Skipper Joseph WATT Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Seaman William WILLIAMS National Museum of Wales, Cardiff
Able Seaman William Charles WILLIAMS Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Kronstadt Harbour, North Russia ( 1919 )
Captain Augustus Willington AGAR Imperial War Museum, Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Rear Admiral Claude Congreve DOBSON National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Commander Gordon Charles STEELE Trinity House, London
Second World War ( 1939-45 )
Captain Stephen Halden BEATTIE Imperial War Museum, Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Captain Edward Stephen FEGEN Not publicly held ( HM AMC 'Jervis Bay' )
Captain Frederick Thornton PETERS Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Lt Commander Gerard Broadmead ROOPE Not publicly held ( HMS 'Glowworm' )
Captain Robert Edward RYDER Imperial War Museum, Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Able Seaman William Alfred SAVAGE National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Petty Officer Alfred Edward SEPHTON VC stolen from Coventry Cathedral in 1990
Rear Admiral Rupert St Vincent SHERBROOKE Not publicly held ( HMS 'Onslow' )
Captain Richard Been STANNARD Not publicly held ( HMS 'Arab' )
Captain Bernard Armitage WARBURTON-LEE Not publicly held ( HMS 'Hardy' )
Lieutenant Thomas WILKINSON Not publicly held ( HMS 'Li Wo' )

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6 February 2013