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Reference Name LINRM : 1984/2231/1-2

a Victoria Cross and ribbon awarded to Major Charles Ferguson Hoey

it is suspended from a ring and 'V' below a laurelled bar

originally dark red for the Army and blue for the Navy and Royal Marines, however standardised to dark red for all services in 1918.

plain, with a central roundel bearing the date (s) of the action (s) for which the award has been made; it is engraved on the reverse of the suspension bar with number, rank, name and unit

a cross pattée in bronze, chemically darkened, with the royal crest of a lion over a crown, above a scroll inscribed 'For Valour';

Material: bronze

Quantity: 1

Colour: bronze

Period: World War II

Production Place: London, UK


unit: Lincolnshire regiment

manufacturer: Hancocks


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