Australia: Victoria Cross

Ribbon: Crimson, with a miniature cross when ribbons alone are worn.

Instituted: UK 1856, became part of Australian Honours System 15 January 1991.

Awarded: For acts of extreme gallantry, self-sacrifice or devotion to duty in the face of the enemy.

Post-nominal letters: VC

Obverse Sorry - no picture of reverse
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Page last updated: 9 February 2020