VCs awarded to men of the 51st during WWI

Victoria Cross

Victoria Cross

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Victoria Cross . WWI

There were six VCs awarded to those serving with the 51st Highland Division in World War One.

  • Sergeant William Gosling, Royal Field Artillery, 3rd Wessex Bde. Near Arras, France 5.4.17
  • Private George McIntosh, 1/6th Gordon Highlanders, Ypres, Belgium 31.7.17
  • Sergeant Alexander Edwards, 1/6th Seaforth Highlanders, North of Ypres Belgium, 31/7 to 1/8/17
  • L/Cpl Robert McBeath, 1/5th Seaforth Highlanders, West of Cambrai France, 20.11.17
  • Sergeant John Meickle, MM 4th Seaforth Highlanders, Near Marfaux France, 20.7.18
  • Lieutenant William D Bissett, 1/6th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, East of Maing, 25.10.18