Victoria Cross

Brigadier General Alexander Gore Arkwright Hore-Ruthven, 1st Earl of Gowrie VC, GCMG, CB, DSO & Bar

14 October 2018, Comments 0

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system – it is awarded for gallantry “in the presence of the […]

Lance Corporal John Brown Hamilton VC

30 October 2017, Comments 0

Acting Lance Corporal John Brown Hamilton of 1/9th Battalion (Glasgow Highlanders) The Highland Light Infantry was awarded the Victoria Cross for his courageous action […]

John Brown Hamilton VC

30 October 2017, Comments 0

Although, sometimes windswept, Dumbarton’s war memorial, in Levengrove Park, is a wonderfully peaceful location with amazing views of the Clyde. Yesterday, 23 September, it […]

Charles Thomas Kennedy VC

23 October 2017, Comments 0

Sporting achievements in 1895, included the invention of volleyball in Massachusetts and the first Rugby League game in England; however, in India, the Durand […]

John Manson Craig VC

13 June 2017, Comments 0

“If there are honours to be won, I will win them!” This remark was made by a young John Manson Craig to his friends; […]