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Gerard Ross Norton VC MM (7 September 1915 – 29 October 2004)

  Celebrating true South African heroes and here is another Victoria Cross recipient, this is his story whilst taking part in the Italian campaign during World War 2, Gerard Ross…
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South African Victoria Cross

    Rare that we see a image of a South African Victoria Cross recipient in action, but this is one such image. Flying this exact Avro Lancaster bomber is…
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Captain Edwin Swales, V.C.

Edwin Essery Swales was one of four children born in Inanda, Natal, South Africa to Harry Evelyn Swales, who was a farmer in the Heatonville district, and Olive Miriam Essery.…
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