Air VCs of the Great War

Group Captain LWB Rees VC OBE MC AFC 7-19

Nineteen Airmen were awarded the Victoria Cross in World War One out of a total 628 awards during the War. Two doctors were awarded bars to their VCs and 9 VCs were awarded in one day for conspicuous bravery on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. The VC was awarded for valour in the face of the enemy. The List will be populated during the 2020 lock down as I now have time to do it. DF

1. WB Rhodes-Moorhouse

2. RA Warneford

3. LG Hawker

4. JA Liddell

5. GSM Insall

6. R Bell-Davies

7. LWB Rees

8. W Leefe-Robinson

9. T Mottershead

10. FH McNamara

11. A Ball

12. W A Bishop

13. JTB McCudden

14. AA McLeod

15. A Jerrard

16. E Mannock

17. FMF West

18. AFW Beauchamp-Proctor

19. W G Barker