Lord Ashcroft's VCs
The Victoria Cross (VC) collection assembled by Lord Ashcroft went live on line on 11 Nov 2013.
Situated at the Imperial War Museum London, the Extraordinary Heroes exhibition containing Lord Ashcroft's unrivalled collection of Victoria Crosses is the largest in the world.
Among the Ashcroft collection reside four Canadian Victoria Crosses:
- Frederick Thornton Peters, VC
- Wallace Lloyd Algie, VC
- Thomas Fasti Dinesen, VC
- Alexander Picton Brereton, VC
For further information on the Extraordinary Heroes exhibition at the Lord Ashcroft Gallery visit: www.iwm.org.uk/heroes
- Follow Lord Ashcroft on Twitter
- Lord Ashcroft Medal Collection
- Lord Ashcroft Gallery, at lordashcroft.com
- Imperial War Museum - The Lord Ashcroft Gallery: Extraordinary Heroes
- Wikipedia - Michael Ashcroft
- The Mirror - Lord Ashcroft owns world's largest Victoria Cross collection - but doesn't know if he'd have courage to win one
- The Guardian - Imperial War Museum honours bravest of the brave