Combined Irish Regiments Association.
Combined Irish Regiments Association.

THE Victoria Cross.

During the First World War, the Victoria Cross (VC) was awarded to 31 men, who were serving with Irish Infantry and Cavalry Regiments, 2 men from the Tyneside Irish and 1 from the Liverpool Irish.

 

There were a total of 35 VCs awarded to men born in Ireland, 18 of whom served with Irish Regiments and details of the other 17 can be found here.

 

Further details:

'Irish Winners of the Victoria Cross', Richard Doherty and David Truesdale.

 

The Lord Ashcroft Gallery: Extraordinary Heroes

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