Bringing together the four Victoria Crosses, VC’s, awarded to the Tank Corps during the First World War for exhibition is no easy task. So how was this achieved? Planning for
“Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends.” Inscription from Richard Annesley West’s gravestone. Richard Annesley West was a career soldier
Richard William Leslie Wain was the second of four Tank Corps soldiers to be awarded the Victoria Cross during the First World War.
One of only four Victoria Crosses won by tank crews in the First World War will go on public display for the first time at The Tank Museum, on the