Orders & Medals Society of America › Forums › British Medal Collecting › British Medals post 1939 › Award of a Victoria Cross This topic contains 0 replies, has 659 voices, and was last updated by megan 4 years, 8 months ago. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Author Posts February 26, 2015 at 10:58 am #12839 meganModerator It’s just been announced that a Victoria Cross has been awarded to L/Cpl. Joshua Leakey (Para) for courage displayed in Afghanistan. There’s a story on the BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-31626357 It’s a family thing, he’s a distant relative of Sergeant Nigel Leakey who received a posthumous VC for actions in Africa during WW2. Megan http://www.medals.org.uk/ Author Posts Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.