Gallipoli - The Making of a Nation

Victoria Cross Winners

The Victoria Cross is the highest decoration for valour in the British armed forces. Thirty-nine Victoria Crosses were awarded during the Gallipoli campaign, nine to Australians. The Australian recipients are:

Lance Corporal Albert Jacka (14 Btn) at Courtney's Post, 19-20 May 1915.

Lance Corporal Leonard Keysor (1 Btn) at Lone Pine, 7-8 August 1915.

Lieutenant William Symons (7 Btn) at Lone Pine, 8-9 August, 1915.

Corporal Alexander Burton (7 Btn) at Lone Pine, 9 August, 1915.

Corporal William Dunstan (7 Btn) at Lone Pine, 9 August, 1915.

Private John Hamilton (3 Btn) at Lone Pine, 9 August, 1915.

Captain Alfred Shout (1 Btn) at Lone Pine, 9 August, 1915.

Lieutenant Frederick Tubb (7 Btn) at Lone Pine, 9 August 1915.

Lieutenant Hugo Throssel (10 Light Horse) at Hill 60, 29-30 August 1915.

Victoria Cross

Victoria Cross