Major General Ernest Wright Alexander VC, CB, CMG - 119th Bty, Royal Field Artillery


An Afternoon Garden Party given by HM Queen Elizabeth II in the grounds of Buckingham Palace for holders of the Victoria Cross on Tuesday, 17th July 1962. Those VC holders who attended are listed below in alphabetical order. (The oldest recipient to attend was Sir Lewis Halliday, aged 92, who won his Victoria Cross in China in 1900). HM Queen Elizabeth II talking to Major Parkash Singh VC, 8th Punjab Regiment, with the Chairman of the VC & GC Association, Brigadier Sir John Smyth VC, in attendance.

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Iain Stewart, 28 February 2003