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Surviving Victoria Cross recipients
The following is a list of living VC recipients, complete with the date and place of their "act of valour":

Johnson Beharry, 2004. al-Amarah, Iraq.

Keith Payne, 1969. Ben Het, Vietnam.

Rambahadur Limbu, 1965. Sarawak, Borneo.

William Speakman, 1951. Korea.

Bhanbhagta Gurung, 1945. Tamandu, Burma.

Ian Edward Fraser, 1945. Johore Straits, Singapore.

Edward Kenna, 1945. Wewak, New Guinea.

Lachhiman Gurung, 1945. Taungdaw, Burma.

John Alexander Cruickshank, 1944. Atlantic.

Tulbahadur Pun, 1944. Mogaung, Burma.

Umrao Singh, 1944. Kaladan Valley, Burma.

Ernest Alvia Smith, 1944. River Savio, Italy.

Tasker Watkins, 1944. Barfour, France.

Eric Charles Twelves Wilson, 1940. Observation Hill, Somaliland (now Somalia).

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