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Aucklander William Sanders was awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery when the Q-ship he commanded was attacked by a German U-boat on 30 April 1917. He is the only New Zealander to have won the award in a naval action.
William Sanders commanded a submarine-decoy vessel in the First World War and became the only New Zealander to win the Victoria Cross in a naval action.
William Sanders commanded a submarine-decoy vessel in the First World War, and became the only New Zealander to win the Victoria Cross in a naval action.
Corporal Cyril Bassett (centre) cheered by fellow troops outside Buckingham Palace after receiving his Victoria Cross (VC), 4 February 1916.
War memorial oak planted by VC winner Reginald Judson on Anzac Day, 1926.
Map showing locations where New Zealanders serving in New Zealand forces have won the Victoria Cross (VC).  We have tried to make the locations as accurate as possible, with the exception of Willie Apiata's VC action, the location of which has not been revealed to the public. To zoom in, either double click on the map or use the + and - zoom tool on the left.
Southlander Jack Hinton was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on the night of 28 April 1941 at Kalamata during the evacuation from Greece.
Memorial to Sam Frickleton in Slamannan, Scotland
Painting of James Crichton VC
A statue in Amberley honours military hero and local farmer Charles Upham, the only man to receive the Victoria Cross twice for courage under fire in the Second World War.
List of information sources on New Zealand's Victoria Cross winners
List of New Zealand-born servicemen and those with New Zealand connections who served in other forces.
Photograph of Willie Apiata VC
Photograph of Leonard Trent VC
Photograph of Lloyd Trigg VC
Photograph of Jack Hinton VC
Photograph of James Ward VC
Painting of John Grant VC
Photograph of Henry (Harry) Laurent VC
Photograph of Reginald Judson VC

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