Leonard Cheshire (7 September 1917 – 31 July 1992) Baron Cheshire, VC, OM, DSO and Two Bars, DFC – was a highly decorated RAF pilot during the Second World War, and later helped establish a charitable foundation – The Leonard Cheshire Charity.

Leonard Cheshire (7 September 1917 – 31 July 1992) Baron Cheshire, VC, OM, DSO and Two Bars, DFC – was a highly decorated RAF pilot during the Second World War, and later helped establish a charitable foundation – The Leonard Cheshire Charity.

Joseph Maxwell.jpg Often described as Australia's second most decorated soldier of the First World War,[1] he enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 8 February 1915, and served at Gallipoli before being transferred to the Western Front. In just over twelve months he was commissioned and decorated four times for his bravery.

Joseph Maxwell.jpg Often described as Australia's second most decorated soldier of the First World War,[1] he enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 8 February 1915, and served at Gallipoli before being transferred to the Western Front. In just over twelve months he was commissioned and decorated four times for his bravery.

The Victoria Cross - Kevin Arthur Wheatley VC 29890 Warrant Officer Class II Kevin Arthur WHEATLEY Australian Army Training Team Vietnam 13 November 1965, at Tra Bong Valley, Quang Ngai Province, South Vietnam

The Victoria Cross - Kevin Arthur Wheatley VC 29890 Warrant Officer Class II Kevin Arthur WHEATLEY Australian Army Training Team Vietnam 13 November 1965, at Tra Bong Valley, Quang Ngai Province, South Vietnam

Leslie W Andrew VC  VICTORIA CROSS WINNERS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

Leslie W Andrew VC VICTORIA CROSS WINNERS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

Lt Col Harry Murray VC CMG DSO & Bar DCM Most decorated British Empire soldier in WW1.

Lt Col Harry Murray VC CMG DSO & Bar DCM Most decorated British Empire soldier in WW1.

Lieutenant Colonel Sir Ernest Edward 'Weary' Dunlop AC, CMG, OBE (12 July 1907 – 2 July 1993) was an Australian surgeon who was renowned for his leadership while being held prisoner by the Japanese during World War II. A courageous leader and compassionate doctor, Dunlop defied his captors, gave hope to the sick and eased the anguish of the dying. His example was one of the reasons why Australian survival rates were the highest. Lest We Forget.

Lieutenant Colonel Sir Ernest Edward 'Weary' Dunlop AC, CMG, OBE (12 July 1907 – 2 July 1993) was an Australian surgeon who was renowned for his leadership while being held prisoner by the Japanese during World War II. A courageous leader and compassionate doctor, Dunlop defied his captors, gave hope to the sick and eased the anguish of the dying. His example was one of the reasons why Australian survival rates were the highest. Lest We Forget.

Dr. Prof. Chris Barnard. In 1967 he led the surgical team that performed the first human-to-human heart transplant.

Dr. Prof. Chris Barnard. In 1967 he led the surgical team that performed the first human-to-human heart transplant.

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